Charitable mountain marathon | Romania | DHL Carpathian Marathon



The premier trail running experience in the heart of the Carpathian Mountains

Marathon 42K / 2000m climbing
Half 21K / 1000m climbing
Relay 7K - Teams of 3 or 6
Kids Race
10 editions, 9.700 runners, 162.000 euro donated, millions of smiles and great memories.

Be a champion for champions! Having reached its 11th edition, DHL Carpathian Marathon offers a memorable experience to all participants daring to explore one of the last genuinely wild regions in Europe. The event is open to both competitive and enthusiast participants and offers either individual or relay formats. DHL Carpathian Marathon is the premier mountain running event in Romania!


We are continuing our mission in supporting the Romanian Paralympic athletes on their way to TOKYO 2020. Therefore, we donate all participation fees to the Romanian National Paralympic Committee and to its preparatory activities for the Olympics.


We believe in moving the world through sport. We challenge you to join us and live the DHL Carpathian Marathon experience! 

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At DHL Carpathian Marathon all you have to do is focus on the competition and enjoy the event to its fullest. The race experience covers everything from nutrition & meal plans, to complete race services on site and on course and a relaxation & entertainment programme.

Pure trail running in the heart of the wild Carpathians
One-of-a-kind Olympic level resort
Make your run count and help the Romanian Paralympic athletes
Official apparel, premium medal, basic race insurance
Fully stocked water & nutrition points on course
Medical staff / mountain rescue teams on-course and in the Race Village
Free-of-cost for all participants
Implemented with MyLaps, the global leader in digital timing
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Gabriela Szabo, Multiple Olympic
& World Champion

DHL Carpathian Marathon is dedicated to bring social change. It offers me joy to support the event. Every step counts towards helping Romanian Paralympic athletes.

Constantina Diţă, Olympic & World Champion

The event is powered by enthusiasm and the atmosphere is fantastic. I am glad to be part of the team and to have a positive impact in the development of Paralympic sport in Romania.

Andreea Răducan,

Multiple Olympic & World Champion

It was our desire and privilege to endorse the DHL Carpathian Marathon and thus bring a positive contribution to the future of Paralympic athletes in our country.

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