Press Conference, 17th September in Kosice


News from behind the scenes of the Europe’s oldest marathon revealed during press conference on Thursday September 17
World Champion Matej Toth is heading to Košice with his family. Fans will see him on the Halfmarathon course.
Actual numbers from the database: 10.830 participants from 49 countries. Organizers closed on-line registration on September 16.
New course for in-line skaters to improve safety of all participants.
Legend Aurel Vandenriessche has sent video message. His oldest son Tony will be present and take part in the Relay dedicated to his father.
Jozef Urban is motivated to become Slovak Champion and meet the limit for Rio.
First highlights about elite ethletes. Collins Tanui ran 2:16:31 in Iten 2400 meters above sea level. What time can he reach in Košice which on the fast seal level course?
Getrag Marathon 4 x 1/4 with record number of runners. Mayor of Košice Richard Raši has invited to his relay team Ivo Nesrovnal (Mayor of Bratislava) and Ján Počiatek (Minister of Transport).
During campaign “Prehistory of Marathon” picture of French Leriche, 1937 winner, was discovered.


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