Location of start: Nagykovácsi Tisza Castle
Date of start: 15.06.2019
The date of the race is always determined at the beginning of the actual year. The planned time is always 10.30. The race starts in front of the main entrance of the castle.The first couple of kilometres take place on the main road of the town towards Adyliget escorted by policemen.
The different categories start in every two minutes. Professionals start first followed by other categories and kids at last. Announcement of results take place in the afternoon on the land of the castle, after the races finished. Timing with chips and the checkpoints ensure the correct racing.
Nagykovácsi is a town located in Pest shire in the area of Pilisvörösvár. It has become one of the most favourite places of the agglomeration of Budapest because of the short distance to district II. and XII. The town is surrounded by hills and has a unique environment.
Nagykovácsi is located in a valley between the two biggest hills of Pilis system Nagy-Kopasz and Kutya-hegy. It’s 15 km away from the centre of Budapest.
The American International School of Budapest is also built in Nagykovácsi.
The town is approachable with public transport. Bus Nr. 63 operates bus services from Hűvösvölgy to Nagykovácsi from 4 a.m. till 11 p.m. every day and Bus Nr. 963 goes at night time.
During the competition we offer 3 different parking zones.
Attention! During the race Nagykovácsi main road and
On the map green, blue and yellow colours indicate these major parking zones (see later).
How to register?
Basically registration happens electronically but you can also register on-site before the competition. Online registration is on www.odinsport.eu .
Mind the deadlines! The sooner you register the less it costs. Even if the registration is done, without paying the registration fee the registration is invalid.
Online registration fees and different deadlines for short- middle- and long distance are:
Until 28.02.2019- HUF 8000 (with t-shirt), HUF 7000 (without t-shirt)
Until 1.04.2019 - HUF 9000 (with t-shirt), HUF 8.000 (without t-shirt)
Until 1.06- HUF 9000 (only without t-shirt)
Personal registration HUF 10000 (only without t-shirt)
For entry fees and deadlines for the Mini categories, please visit here.
This year the competition takes place on 15.06.2019 (Saturday!).
The T-shirt is a technical t-shirt that is suitable for sports and not a souvenir. Click here for full resolution image (see later).
All online registration happens solely on www.odinsport.eu. This website also contains the list of people who already registered.
We also provide personal registration which is unique in marathon races. With this we provide opportunity for hobby category to decide in the last minute to take part in the competition.
Date of personal registration
Day before the competition: 14.06.2019, 16 pm to 19 pm
On the day of the competition: 15.06.2019, from 7.30 am until 9.30 am
In case of personal registration unfortunately we are unable to offer t-shirts.
Amendments of registrations cost HUF 3.500
It is important to know that by registering and paying the registration fee we expect you to accept the followings:
“I enter the competition on my own responsibility. I know the
What to do in case of VIP registration? Entry normally: www.odinsport.hu – choose your category and pay 12.000.- HUF registration fee. We will know that your entry is VIP.
The VIP entry package includes the following:
1.Entry for the race, in your chosen category
3.Your 2019 Crosskovácsi tech t-shirt
4.Parking ticket for the car park directly in front of the castle.
5.Food and beverage ticket, which can be redeemed in the hot food buffet on the race.
7. drink power for 1 liter of liquid
All these can be collected at the entry desk called „VIP entry” on the day of the race or the day before
Registration fee of VIP entry is HUF 12.000 /person
Deadline for VIP entry is 27.04.2019
You can register for the following categories:
6 km Family race
Minimum 2, maximum 4 people per family
U9 family race
U11 family race
U13 family race
6 km kids race
In this category competitors can take part only with escort.
U9 kids race *
U11 kids race *
U13 kids race *
U15 kids race
30 km short distance
U15 man *
U15 woman *
U17 man *
Master 1 man *
Master 1 woman*
Master 2 man *
Master 2 woman *
Master 3 man
Master 3 woman
Master 4 man
Master 4 woman
59 km middle distance
Junior man U19 *
Junior woman U19 *
Master 1 man
Master 1 woman
Master 2 man
Master 2 woman
Master 3 man
Master 3 woman
74 km long distance
Elit man *
Master 1 man *
Master 2 man *
*These are the official categories of the Hungarian Cup.
Description of lines and charts
Kids and family races
Short distance which is
Middle distance which is
Long distance is
After completing the opening lap and the “Big round” the competitors cross the finish in
Click here to download full size map (see later).
Viewing the lines
As the lines are going through strictly protected nature reserve the only way to view the lines in advance is to attend line viewing events which we organize a month before the competition. If you want to attend this event please contact László Paulovits.
Please protect the nature and please walk and cycle only on the pathways.
During the line viewing hazardous gullies, twigs and deep vehicle trails may occur therefore please cycle carefully. These problems will be fixed by the competition.
During the competition we set up a technical zone in the garden of Tisza castle right after one of the refreshing points on the opposite side.
During the competition refreshing points are allocated as it follows:
Short distance: 30 km / 850
Middle distance: 51 km / 1600
Long distance: 74 km / 2300