The 20th Jubilee Cracovia Marathon (Cracovia Maraton) takes place on Sunday 23rd April 2023, with 6300 runners from more than 50 countries taking part.
The main race takes place on Sunday, but the accompanying events started today, with the inline skating marathon, mini marathon and night run taking place on Saturday.
The two day festival of running may be a treat for runners and their supporters, but the necessary road closures and disruption along the route provide residents with a bit of a transport headache.
The inline skating marathon took place this morning, over a 42km route, with the 15th edition of the Mini Cracovia Marathon following this afternoon and the night run this evening.
15th Mini Cracovia Marathon
Saturday 22nd April 2023
The 4.2 km route for children under 13 is run around Błonia and typically takes around 45 minutes to complete.
European Games 2023 Night run, (Igrzyskowy Bieg Nocny)
Saturday 22nd April
The 8th edition of the night run will take place this year under the title of the European Games 2023 Night run, (Igrzyskowy Bieg Nocny) taking place over 10km, promoting the European Games Krakow-Małopolska 2023. During the event, for the first time in Krakow, the Fire of Peace will appear, which will burn in the Olympic torch from June 21 to July 2. The night 10 km competition will start and finish on the Main Square.
20th Cracovia Marathon
Sunday 23rd April 2023
0840 – Runners with disabilities start
0900 – Main race starts
1200 – Awards Ceremony
The main event!, 6300 runners from over 50 countries, running a route of 42km 195m.
Good luck to all the runners.
David fell in love with Kraków 24 years ago, making it his home in 2011.
In 2020 he was awarded the title of Kraków’s Ambassador of Multiculturalism, by the President of Kraków, and is also a member of the GlobalScot network, representing Scottish culture and business abroad.
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