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13th Lake Balaton Supermarathon, March 5-8, 2020

Run around the Lake Balaton: 4 days – 196 km – 2,500 runner


  • Balaton Supermarathon: 196 km, 4 days – individual, in pair, relay for three and four
  • Half Balaton Supermarathon: 94,9 km, two days – individual, in pair, relay for three and four

What is a Supermarathon?

bszm_borostyanThe Lake Balaton Supermarathon is a great race for those who look for real challenges. It is a 4-day-long event, in which the participants run about 48 km each day, 196 km all together. The course leads on a bicycle path and small roads around Hungary’s famous lake, the Lake Balaton.

Not only individual runners, but also relay teams can take part in the race. The members of the relay teams can freely decide on the daily distances of the teammates.

Since 2011 the runners can also join the event only for the weekend, they can take part in the last two days, running the half of the set distance, thus a half circle around the lake.

One can join the race only for one day as well and run a marathon enjoying the peaceful country and the views of the lake on Saturday.


Each participant receives a medal at the end of the 4th day. Have a look at the latest designs:

2017 2018 2019

Additionally, all runners receive a unique, branded gift. Over the years the range of presents has been quite wide. Have a look at the latest gifts:

2017 2018 2019


4-days of full service

Book your accommodation package with us and all you’ll have to do is run, sleep, eat, and have fun for 4 days!
We’ll take care of rest: transfer to the hotel, transferring you luggage, carbohydrate rich dinners to fuel you the next day and so on…

Additional to the medical services during and after your run individual entrants receive a free massage every day!

Still not sure this is something for you? Browse what others had to say about the event and let yourself be convinced!

It’s such a nice experience; all you have to do is eat and run for 4 days, all the rest is arranged

German race report by Birgit Fender
Polish race report by Marcin Dulnik
Video summary by a German runner

And as a final note here is a short movie summarising the 2019 edition: