The Wizz Air Cluj-Napoca Marathon is a high level sports competition dedicated to the international sports community and also the largest running event in Transylvania. The main goal of this event is to reunite professional or amateur runners from all over the world. In addition to this, it has become a mark of the European Sport City Cluj-Napoca. The Marathon is organized annually by Runners Club, which seeks to widely promote running as part of a healthy life.
The 7th edition of the Marathon will take place on 9th of April 2017, starting from Cluj Arena at 9:15 PM. Participants can choose from numerous types of races.
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Those who register for the Marathon will have to run exactly 42,195 kilometers in a limit time of 5 hours and 30 minutes. There is also a half marathon of 21,097 kilometers, a 10 KM race, a Marathon Relay of 4×10,5 km, the Banca Transilvania Cross of 5 kilometers and even a Kids Race with four distance options: 400m, 800m, 1000m and 1200m. The BT Cross and the Kids Race are free of charge, whereas the other imply a fee. The sooner you buy it the better the price. Prices go up as the Marathon date approaches.
In order to participate and receive an eligible race number, runners must be at least 18 years old, if not, they must have a written consent of their parents. Other eligibility criteria are: proof of payment of the registration fee and a valid, original ID. Besides this, the runners will have to sign a declaration that they run on their own responsibility
After registration, runners will be provided with a race number, an official T-shirt, hydration points, a finisher’s medal, a race chip, a diploma, various presents from sponsor and lastly, a pasta party.
Running over 40 kilometers is no easy task and because of this, registered runners can train twenty weeks prior to the Marathon, in weekly training programs and official Marathon simulations.
Runners who come from outside Cluj-Napoca can benefit from this occasion to discover the lively atmosphere and historical landmarks of the city. Don’t miss the “Alexandru Borza” Botanical Garden, the Transylvania Ethnographic Museum, the Banffy Palace and the Art Museum within, the Matei Corvin House, Babes-Bolyai University and Lucian Blaga National Theater.
Join Transylvania’s most vibrant race, the 7th edition of the Wizz Air Marathon on 9th of April 2017 to win prizes, experience Cluj-Napoca, interact with other running passionate and most of all surpass your own limits and performance!