Budapest Marathon 2012

A race worth considering!

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25/09/2012 at 13:45

i doing easy jet on that friday also but we live near gatwick but actually going from luton airport this time

28/09/2012 at 18:32

well 10 day weather forecast says it going to be 22 deg on the day which is 72 deg and sunny , the days before are same also so looking good for very decent days running

28/09/2012 at 19:50

i'm not the biggest fan of hot weather and my times definitely suffer in the heat....

hopefully it will start off a little cooler, as having watched the youtube video of the course, it doesn't look like there will be much shade....

29/09/2012 at 20:38

oh dont worry , we start half 9 so be nice then and that the top temp which prob be 1 or 2 ish  but thats not really that warm and there plenty drink and sponge stations , better than wind or rain

09/10/2012 at 21:53

So what was the verdict? Speaking personally, I thought it was an excellent event. Organisation was good, plenty to drink and friendly encouraging spectators. I've only just discovered that "Hurrá" means "Hooray". I'm glad I thanked the 2000 or so people who said it to me around the course. Goody bags were good too. As for the medal, whoever said that size isn't everything?

10/10/2012 at 20:49

I did this one, too. It was the best thing I have ever done. Amazing weather, support and atmosphere. I am from Hungary and I lve here in the UK so running around in the best bits of Budapest made me feel quite homesick. I did the race with my friend, I think without her I could not have done so well. 

13/10/2012 at 14:21

only my second marathon after brighton in april and did same time bar 8 seconds quicker this time , 3 hours 48 mins 37 seconds ,

 but weather was so perfect for running , organisation was for abroad excellent , brighton marathon was superbly organised , and the run was brilliant down andrassi along the danube across the bridges , support along the run was as said not massively supported but was good , drinks etc was superb as enough of them and wonderful people holding drinks out superb job , only fault wish they had small bottles instead of them thin white cups but would love to do again . medal t shirt and goody bag very good , cheers budapest lovely 8 days spent and nice to see westbury runners lordshill runners and another portsmouth fan living in budapest

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