Kosice hosts the oldest marathon in Europe and the second oldest in the world! Its track follows an attractive city circuit with beginning and the end on Hlavna (Main) Street – the promenade of Kosice.Kosice Peace Marathon with its 2010 course record stands in the 8th position in Europe behind such giants as London, Berlin, Paris and Rotterdam and overtook marathons in e.g. Rome, Madrid, Zürich, Hamburg, Milan or Vienna. The event has never once skipped a year, and race organisers say it has the longest uninterrupted history of any marathon in Europe. There is so much to enjoy on the day even for spectators who may cheer their favourites and indulge in the atmosphere filled with energy and enthusiasm.
Source: Návštevnícke centrum Košice