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The Memorial of the Peace Marathon

Nam. Maratonu mieru 2, Kosice 040 01, Slovakia
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This statue is located on the outskirts of the city. As a marathon runner myself I wanted to see it... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Russell J
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Kosice Peace marathon

This review is about the marathon itself is the oldest in Europe and was my first Marathon the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
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Nam. Maratonu mieru 2, Kosice 040 01, Slovakia
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This statue is located on the outskirts of the city. As a marathon runner myself I wanted to see it as the names of all the Kosice marathon winners are engraved on a wall adjacent to the monument. Its a good statue, shame its not...More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This review is about the marathon itself is the oldest in Europe and was my first Marathon the course is very flat and a good starter I enjoyed my time at the marathon

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Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is a great weekend of the marathon that is one of the oldest in Europe. The town is buzzing and the night before has special displays and free entry to some of the museums.

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Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Every time I get excited about seeing something related to running marathons, my friends like to remind me that the guy who ran the original marathon died. Nevertheless, it was neat to see this. More than the names of the winners listed for each year...More

Thank Eva J
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Reviewed 2 March 2015

This humble statue gave its name to the square it's on - The Peace Marathon Square. The statue depicts Pheidippides, the original runner from Marathon to Athens with news of peace. Kosice has a long-standing tradition of marathon and it's nice to have a look...More

Thank Tina Q
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Reviewed 17 October 2014

In the year 2014, the Košice Marathon celebrated its 90th aniversary and because of this it is the oldest Marathon helded in European Continent. The event itself was great and have been taken by the Slovakian state television (Rozhlas a Televízia Slovenska) for the first...More

Thank Sona P
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