Brasov Marathon – May 19, 2012

Marathon running is a long distance race, the official distance of 42,195 km that usually run on the road. The event is named after the legendary Greek soldier Pheidippides, a messenger from the Battle of Marathon to Athens. Historical accuracy of this legend is doubted, contradicted by the events related by Herodotus, in particular.

Marathon was one of sports Original Modern Olympics in 1896, although the distance did not become standardized until 1921. More than 800 marathons are held worldwide each year, most of the amateur competitors. Larger marathons can have tens of thousands of participants.

(Source Wikipedia)

Marathon is a sample of athletics, which is running a distance of 42.195 kilometers.Included in the Olympic program since the first modern edition, in 1896, in Athens (won by a young peasant, Spiridon Louis, became a national hero). This evidence, the longest running, and gained an extraordinary popularity, spreading across the world, some contests have become traditional, with thousands of participants, men and women.

On May 19, 2012 at 10:00 Square will kick off Brasov Marathon 2012, organized by CPNT Brasov.

The fee is 50 RON.

Those interested are invited in on 19th May from 8:00 to 9:30 at the table organizers to kit form.
If you have never attended such a mountain marathon, you’re well trained and even if you have never experienced such a contest, but you want to test your limits …. That’s the Bina ste choice you can make.

21 kilometers of history, beauty of nature, fresh air and wonderful places.
Nor will you feel when you pass the 21 km:)

The route includes the historic center of Brasov, the foot of Tampa’s steps Gabony, Saddle Tampa Stechil glade.

Brasov Marathon is not just for professionals, which has prepared a 21 km race has two sections:
• Men :18-29 years .30 to 39 years, 40-49 years, over 50 years
• Female: 18-29 years, 30-39 years, over 40 years


and beginners who are preparing a cross of 7 km.
• Male: OPEN
• Female: OPEN

Race of children will include 4 age categories:
• 6-8 years, 9-11 years (to make one lap)
• 12-14 years .15 to 17 years (make two laps)

 

Equipment is required: sport shoes, start number and timing chip.

Additional information can be found on page www.brasovmarathon.ro
The start will take place as follows: for the marathon race at 10:00. And children running 13:00.

 

Arrival time limit is:
– For race semimaraton: 5:00
– To cross: 4:00
– For race children
Any participant who can not or does not want to continue the race for any reason must inform the organizers immediately at home at checkpoints, on arrival or by calling emergency numbers are marked on the map.

Obviously there may be penalties, but will let you find the site organizers however (www.brasovmarathon.ro)

Good luck!

PS It is important to participate, not to win.

 

 

PHOTO GALERRY

(source http://www.brasovmarathon.ro/)