Race report

Publikálva: 2015. October 12.

Rain may have greeted the early birds but the course was quickly drying up by the time. Marathoners and 30K runners departed in ideal conditions, under an overcast sky and in 12-degree weather. In the men’s race, Dániel Soós crossed the line first, also taking the top spot in the Hungarian national championship. Among women, Tímea Merényi was the first across the line, earning her a second victory in Budapest after taking top honors in 2012. In the Coca-Cola Wake Your Body 30K, the men’s race was won by a Norwegian while among the ladies, a Spanish runner took the …

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Report of the 30th Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon

Publikálva: 2015. September 14.

A record crowd of more than 16,000 athletes competed in the Wizz Air Budapest Half Marathon on a beautiful sunny Sunday. The fastest runner was Henry Kemboi from Kenya, finishing in a time of 1:06:27. When the last runner crossed the starting line in the City Park, the top runners were already at the foot of the Liberty Bridge, leading a five kilometer long field snaking through the city for a jubilee half marathon. Runners enjoyed 16 musical points along the course in perfect running weather. The individual race was led for most of the way by two Kenyans and …

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