Event description

The Košice Peace Marathon is an annual road marathon held in Košice, Slovakia, since 1924. It is the oldest marathon in Europe and the third-oldest in the world!

The Marathon has been organised in Košice continuously since 1924. It is also unique and different from other historic marathons in that right from the very first edition it has strictly maintained the prescribed distance of 42.195 km.

The Košice Peace Marathon disciplines:

  • Marathon (42,195 km)
  • Halfmarathon (21,097 km)
  • Relay Magna Marathon 4×1/4 (9-12 km)
  • Inline (20 km)
  • Handbike (20 km)

Volunteering opportunities

Every year the Košice Marathon combines the activities of hundreds of organisers and volunteers to ensure the quality of the event and its atmosphere.

If you would like to be part of the team and help to prepare of this great event, send an e-mail expressing your interest and briefly introducing of yourself to info@kosicemarathon.com.

We are looking for your help in the following areas:

  • organisational services
  • issuing starting numbers
  • staffing the refreshment stands and the information centres
  • servicing the finish areas
  • working with participants at the presentation