Untamed tracks. An Olympic-level Race Village.
A top running experience, in the wild Carpathians.
20th June 2020 - Cheile Gradistei Fundata

EVENT OVERVIEW

THE ROUTE

Pure trail running heaven

The DHL Carpathian Marathon brings a familiar vibe and offers an immersive trail route set in the heart of one of the last genuinely wild regions in Europe – the Carpathian mountains in Romania. We put together rugged trails, most of them never explored by runners, all crossing natural parks and wild regions unique in Europe. DHL Carpathian Marathon challenges you to enjoy a fresh adventure and to explore the most picturesque trails of the Southern Carpathians. The event offers the following options:

>MARATHON 42K / 2000m of climbing (the 21k route is traversed twice)

>HALF MARATHON 21K / 1000m of climbing

>RELAY 7K - Teams of 3 or 6 (men, women, mixt) / 290m of climbing per 7k lap

>KIDS RACE / 250m, 500m or 1k

What can you expect on the route?

>Feed points are available on each of the race tracks.

>First aid points.

>Professional photographers and videographers covering all race options.

>Epic climbs, fast descents.

GPX/KML tracks

The tracks traverse protected areas and private domains. To ensure and protect the safety of participants, technical GPX/KML tracks will be emailed to all runners approximately 2 days before the race starts. Please do not share the tracks on any public platform and keep all race recordings (ex: through specialized tracking apps such as Strava) as private.

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RACE VILLAGE

DHL Carpathian Marathon delivers a big event vibe in a very special location, at Cheile Gradistei Fundata Resort, in Brasov county, a pleasant three hours drive from Bucharest. Offering top class services and a fantastic rugged scenery in the vicinity of the Bran Castle related to Dracula’s story, the Cheile Gradistei Fundata Resort is the perfect set for our Race Village. This is a cornerstone for the DHL Carpathian Marathon experience. 

RACE CATEGORIES

42 race categories open for registrations

KIDS RACE 250m / 500m

Boys | 5-8 years / 9-11 years

Girls | 5-8 years / 9-11 years

 

KIDS RACE 1K

Boys | 12-13 years

Girls | 12-13 years

 

RELAY 7K

Teams of 6 runners:

Men | 14-18 years / 19-39 years / Over 40 years

Women | 14-18 years / 19-39 years / Over 40 years

Mixt | 14-18 years / 19-39 years / Over 40 years

Teams of 3 runners:

Men | 14-18 years / 19-39 years / Over 40 years

Women | 14-18 years / 19-39 years / Over 40 years

Mixt | 14-18 years / 19-39 years / Over 40 years

HALF MARATHON 21K

Men | 16-18 years / 19-29 years / 30-39 years / 40-49 years / Over 50 years 

Women | 16-18 years / 19-29 years / 30-39 years / 40-49 years / Over 50 years 

MARATHON 42K

Men | 19-29 years / 30-39 years / 40-49 years / Over 50 years 

Women | 19-29 years / 30-39 years / 40-49 years / Over 50 years 

PRIZES - 2019

Prizes will be updated as we get closer to the event. Please check this section again.

OVERCOME YOUR LIMITS

Never settle or take anything for granted.
Let the wild nature of the Carpathians
be the catalyst to your personal journey of discovery.

© 2020 DHL Carpathian Marathon. Proudly created by MPG Romania

Email: events@mpg.com.ro / Phone: (004) 031 805 40 42