Published July 2015
Cover: SPAR Budapest Marathon: Runners passing the Chain Bridge on the Danube embankment
There are 20 AIMS members in Italy: as many as in marathon-mad Japan and more than any other country. What makes the Marathon so popular there? Alessio Punzi, former Communications Officer of the Rome Marathon, offers his insight
In 1984 a few Hungarian sports organisers dreamed of staging a people’s marathon in Budapest. Today, the last decade has been one of continuous growth. Hungarians came to appreciate the marathon and foreign runners have begun to discover quite how gorgeous a course Budapest offers.
News from AIMS, IAAF, WMRA and IAU; Race dates; Race contact details.