Race announcemnent

Date: May 6th, 2018 (Sunday)  

Organizer: Koraszülöttmentő és Gyermekintenzív Alapítvány and its supporters

(Foundation for Premature Babies) http://koraszulottalapitvany.hu/

Main supporter

Szilvia Lubics- amateur ultramarathon runner  https://lubicsszilvi.webnode.hu/rolunk/



Edit Bérces – world and European champion ultramarathon runner www.zalaszam.hu/edit

Bence Bicsák - triatlonist U23

Ivan Cudin – European champion ultramarathon runner

Hendrik Böttger – editor of Run International http://www.runinternational.eu/

Dr. György Velkey – general director of Bethesda Children’s Hospital, Budapest

Dr. Gábor Csató- general director of OMSZ



Recreational runners, runners in pairs and relay teams of educational institutions, sports clubs and corporations

Distance: cca 60 km

Course map

Zalaegerszeg – Csács –Nemesapáti – Gyűrűs– Kallósd – Zala Golf Resort – Nemesbük- Egregy - Hévíz – Keszthely (Hungary)

Start: Göcsej Village Museum, Zalaegerszeg,    

Finish: Keszthely, Fő tér

Mile markers: Distance covered will be displayed at each aid station and relay spot

Aid stations will offer water, fruits, cereal bars, and chocolate chunks.

Individual runners are recommended to carry their own water bottle along the way.

Please transfer the entry fee by May 5th to the bank account below.

OTP Bank- 11749008-20181978- 00000000

IBAN: HU32 1174 9008 2018 1978 0000 0000

Please indicate your (team’s) name + RUN (e.g., Ilona Runner / LaufUni / RUN).

The entry fee includes

  • eligibility to participate in a historical running event
  • a course closed to traffic
  • clean air
  • hilly views of the Zala hills
  • helpful volunteers
  • timing
  • access to aid stations
  • memorable experience
  • friendship
  • the service of a good cause
  • first aid / medical assistance
  • on-line results
  • finisher’s certificate
  • finsher’s medal
  • T-shirt
  • pasta party on May 5th
  • post-race meal in Fő tér, Keszthely

Teams: Two up to ten people

Awards: The top three teams and the top three male and female finishers will be awarded. The school with the most participants will get a special award.


  • Runners participate at their own risk.
  • Entries are valid with the submission of the entry form and transfer of the full entry fee.
  • To qualify for the finisher's certificate, runners must complete the whole distance of the course on foot.
  • Carrying a water bottle is strongly recommended in hot and humid weather.
  • Running with Mp3 players iPods and other music players is strictly banned on the roads. Listening to the song of birds or the wind is recommended instead.
  • Private support vehicles are not allowed to assist the runners continuously.
  • Runners are not allowed to litter along the route, except for the area of aid stations.
  • For individual runners, race numbers must be worn on the front .
  • Urinating or defecating anywhere on or near the course in towns and villages shall be strictly prohibited except in toilet facilities.
  • All runners must respect the existing road traffic rules and regulations.
  • Failing to run the designated course by taking short cuts, riding in a motor vehicle or any other means of transportation automatically leads to disqualification.

Alternative solutions for participation

If you like the initiative but are prevented from participation by injury or illness you can sign up to be a volunteer. (Contact Eszter at fitos.eszter5@gmail.com)

If you cannot make it to Zalaegerszeg but would like to express your solidarity by running with us in your hometown, a personalized certificate will be sent to you.

If you cannot volunteer for or run with us but want to express your support, your donations are welcome. When making a donation, please type in the message line: "RUN4preemies ".

IBAN: HU32 1174 9008 2018 1978 0000 0000



*The organizers reserve the right to modify the present race announcement