Race Info – Saturday

This is preliminary race info. Year-specific details, such as opening times and locations, will be posted 2 weeks before the race.
BSI reserves the right to change the route, program, and date of the event.

Date & location


September 28, 2019

Start/Finish area

Pázmány Péter sétány, Budapest, 1117 – in front of the Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE) Lágymányosi Campus


FODISZ Disability Run: 400 m
Landliebe 10 km race starts at 09:00
SPAR 5+10 km race starts at 09:00
Riska Minimarathon 5 km race starts at 10:50
Erste Fun Run Individual Start race starts at 10:50
Erste Fun Run School Run 1st Start race starts at 12:00
Erste Fun Run School Run 2nd Start race starts at 12:40
SPAR enjoy. Walking 2300 m race starts at 13:30
NESTLÉ Family Run 500 m race starts at 14:15
SPAR Fun Run Relay for 4: 4 x 2 km – race starts at 15:00


Wheelchair and handbike racers can start ahead of the field but they have to consult with the race organizers in advance about passing the lead car.


10 km

The course runs in the heart of Budapest passing several of the most well-known sites of the city.

The exact course changes every year, it will be published few weeks before the race.
Click here to see the map of the courses from last year.

Race center & bib pick-up

Race centre

To be announced later

Bib pick-up

You can pick-up your bib number at Race Center at the following times:

  • September 26: between 12:00 and 17:30
  • September 27: between 9:00 and 17:30
  • September 28 : between 7:00 and 17:00

You can pick up your bib-number until 30 minutes before the start of the race!

You must have your registration confirmation with you to pick up your bib, either printed or the e-mail on your phone. To collect the bib of another runner you must show his/her registration confirmation.

Changing rooms, cloakrooms, toilets

Changing rooms

Facilities will be open before and after the race.


In tents at the start/finish area.
Attention! We don’t guard valuables in the cloakroom!


There will be portable toilets and urinals for men near the race centre and the start/finish area.

Refreshment stations

There will be refreshment stations set up at the start and finish, serving water, and on the course of the 10 km.

Pace runners

There will be pace runners who will help you achieve your goal time and guide you to the finish line.

10 km planned finish times:
  • 50 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • 1 hour 10 minutes


In advance: online at entry.budapestmarathon.com until 17:00 on September 22, 2019. – Click here for prices and further details.

On-site: If the limit has not been reached registration is also possible on-site at the race centre.
There is no on-site registration for wheelchair and handbike racers!

The registration fee includes:

  • participation in the race
  • race number
  • a unique cotton T-shirt with the race logo for some distances
  • a unique technical T-shirt with the race logo for the 10 km
  • a unique finisher’s medal for most distances
  • refreshments
  • finisher’s bag
  • medical service
  • course closed to traffic
  • chip timing for some distances
  • other programs before and after the race
  • 21.26% VAT


Entry limit

BSI reserves the right to introduce an entry limit at any time prior to the race.

Time limit

10 km

1 hour 15 minutes net time
A sweep bus follows the runners at a steady 7 min 30 sec/km pace. If the last runner of the field is running faster than that, then the sweep bus is following him/her. If you are passed by the sweep bus, you have to get on the bus, your race number will be crossed and you are not allowed to enter the finish area.

Time measurement

The UHF chip will be located at the back of your bib number.
Consequently, it is essential that you wear your own bib correctly: well visibly on your chest without folding it.
Failure to do so may result in a 10-minute time penalty.


Some distances are not timed.


A list of results will be published online real time, the lists are being updated while runners are crossing the finish line.
Runners who do not have a time at one of the checkpoints along the course will not be given a rank.
Those who received a 10-minute penalty will be marked with an asterisk.

Distances without time measurement have no result lists available.


10 km

Prizes will be issued to the top 3 male and female individuals.

Medical assistance

During the race, medical services are available in the medical area beside the finish line.

If you see someone collapsing along the course please notify the race organizers posted at each kilometer sign or at the refreshment stations.

At the back of each bi,b you can find the phone number of the medical team.

Fill in the emergency section on the back of your bib. Do not forget to mention if you have taken any medication before the race!

Additional information

  • Please wear your race number on the front and make sure that it is clearly visible at all times and don’t fold it! Make sure you put your race number on your T-shirt properly with the safety pins which can be found in your race packet and also on the registration tables. Improper wear might result in a 10-minute time penalty.
  • Participation in the event is open to any properly trained runner or wheelchair racer who has agreed to the standard terms and conditions.
  • When you use earphones, you are unable to hear noises from outside, so you might obstruct a runner who is trying to pass you or race marshals or members of the medical team. It is not recommended to listen to MP3 players or any other devices plugged into both ears.
  • Among the runners, there will be race organizers on bikes and motorbikes, and also ambulances if needed.
  • Participants are not permitted to roller-skate, bike, run without a race number, or run with a dog. Those attempting to run accompanied by someone on a bicycle or on roller-skates can be disqualified.
  • Any commercial or promotional activity should be permitted by BSI in advance, in a manner determined by BSI.
  • BSI reserves the right to limit the number of participants and close registration at any time.
  • BSI reserves the right to change the route, the program and the date of the event.