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Transylvanian Bear Race

Quick facts

Location Viscri, Romania

Distance Ultra marathon

Date June

About Transylvanian Bear Race

The Transylvanian Bear Races are a trail marathon and ultramarathon  in Transylvania, one of the most spectacular places in Romania

The courses will take you through Europe’s last unspoiled wilderness, combining the unique cultural heritage and landscape of Transylvania. Runners follow a pre-marked course through ancient Saxon villages, virgin forest, a ruined castle, open pasture land, meadows and rural village pathways. This culminates in the infamous ascent of the Sighisoara citadel, a UNESCO world heritage site and the birth place of Vlad Dracul.

WARNING: the difficulty of these routes should not be underestimated. Nor should the vibrancy of the local wildlife, which includes wolves and bears.

Start:

Viscri, Romania

Viscri,ro

Finish:

Sighisoara, Romania

Viscri,ro

Overview

The Transylvanian Bear Races are an 80km trail ultra-marathon and 42km trail marathon taking place on 4th June in Transylvania, Romania. The races are fully supported and will take you through one of the most spectacular places in Romania. Runners follow a pre-marked course through ancient Saxon villages, virgin forest, a ruined castle, fortified churches, open pasture land, meadows and rural village pathways. This culminates in the infamous ascent of the Sighisoara citadel, a UNESCO world heritage site and the birth place of Vlad Dracul. This is a racing first as no other race has even featured the city! WARNING: the difficult of this route should not be underestimated. Nor should the vibrancy of the local wildlife, which includes wolves and bears.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.