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Bánffyhunyad wins Szekler Marathon

163 athletes participated altogether Sunday morning at the Tusnád Mineral Water Székely Marathon organized within the confines of Csíkszereda/Miercurea Ciuc Town Days. The individual competition was won by Andrei Marius Crainic from Bánffyhunyad/Huedin.

Participants had to run on the following route: Csíkszereda–Csíkszentkirály/Sâncrăieni –Csíkszentimre/Sântimbru –Csíkszentsimon/Sânsimion –Csatószeg/Cetătuia –Csíkverebes/Vrabia –Tusnád/Tușnad Sat–Csíkverebes–Csatószeg–Csíkszentsimon–Csíkszentimre–Csíkszentkirály–Csíkszereda. The 42,195 km distance was fulfilled first by Andrei Marius Crainic who arrived for the race from Bánffyhunyad. The Kolozs/Cluj County athlete’s finishing time was 2 hours 38 minutes.

The winner among the women was Szabina Crăciun from Háromszék -Kovászna/Covasna County-. Electrosistem Team from Nagybánya/Baia Mare won the men category within the relay competition, while the team of Fitness Tribe from Sepsiszentgyörgy/Sfântu Gheorghe won the women relay category. Altogether there were twenty individual runners participating, while the others ran the race in relay teams of four.

Results of Tusnád Mineral Water Székely Marathon in 2019

Individual men (14 participants):

  1. Andrei Marius Crainic (Bánffyhunyad) 2:38:00,
  2. Claudiu Gorgan (Szatmárnémeti/Satu Mare) 2:52:40
  3. Iosif Bobiș (Görgényszentimre/Gurghiu) 2:56:12

Individual women (4 participants):

  1. Szabina Crăciun(Sepsiszentgyörgy) 4:08:35
  2. Mioara Făcăoaru (Csíkszereda) 4:34:12
  3. Edit Laczkó (Csíkszereda) 4:39:01

 

Title Image: Start of the Székely Marathon on 4. August 2019 (Photo: Albin Gábos/szekelyhon.ro)

Author: Attila Szoó