Just one month left to IX Cracovia Maraton!

The start of IX Cracovia Maraton is getting closer and closer. It is exactly one month left to the start of the main race. The runners, the disabled participants and soldiers taking part in Polish Army Championships will pass the start line at 9.30 a.m. on 25 April to cover a distance of 42 kilometres and 195 meters. On the day before the marathon both the participants and the supporters will have the opportunity to take part in many extra events.

There are some changes in the event schedule in comparison with the last year edition. This year the roller skaters start their race on Saturday, 24 April and their competition takes place on the Cracow Błonia Park. Their task is to complete 12 rounds on this large meadow situated in the centre of the city. On the same day take also place other sports events: V Cracovia Mini Marathon im. Piotra Gładkiego which covers the distance of 4,2 kilometres, Licealiada (individual cross race of the school youth), Gimnazjada (relay cross race) and the Olympics.


On the preceding day, between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m., the marathon participants will have the occasion to take part in Pasta Party - an ideal chance to eat delicious meal, talk and share your passion with other runners. All the visitors to the Marathon Village will get the opportunity to take part in various competitions, cooking shows which include using fresh herbs, barbecue, entertainment for children and concerts of the bands Skangur (6 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.) and Afera Blues Band (7.30 p.m. - 9 p.m.). What is more, each participant will get the chance to visit Expo Fair which starts on Friday, 23 April.

You can still get enrolled to IX Cracovia Marathon. The easiest way to do it is via our new website: www.cracoviamaraton.pl where you can find all the indispensable application forms. There is already more than 2,500 participants on the list! We invite you to take part in IX Cracovia Marathon and to support its participants along the marathon route!