Preview of races for May

in Hobo Run5 months ago

Well, the next month of spring is coming to an end, which means that it's time to do another review of interesting running events that will take place in May. Therefore, as always, we start the review from Ukraine. And on the territory of Ukraine in May there will be a lot of interesting roads and trail races. In May, such interesting city half marathons Khust Half Marathon, Drohobych Half Marathon, Perechyn half marathon, and half marathons from New Run (Mykolayiv, Khmelnytsky, Odesa) and marathon Varash Marathon will take place. As for trail races, the favorites are the mountain trail race Fun Karpaty Trail and trails Western Trail and Pyrogiv Trail Run. But we must not forget about the trail beginners, whose history begins this year, namely GTR Trail Ostbahn, Rybhosp Trail, Skarbova Trail, Opishnia Trail, and Fontana Trail Run. For those who like not only to run but also to overcome obstacles in May, Dyka Gonka Spring is waiting. And now in more detail about them:

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May 08

Fun Carpathian Trail

  • Venue: Vorokhta, Ukraine
  • Distance: 53, 35, and 17 km.
  • Race type: trail

Fountain Trail Run

  • Venue: Koblevo, Ukraine
  • Distance: 15 km.
  • Race type: trail

May 09

Khust Half Marathon

  • Venue: Khust, Ukraine
  • Distance: 21 km.
  • Type of race: highway

Nikolaev half marathon

  • Venue: Mykolaiv, Ukraine
  • Distance: 21, 10, and 5 km.
  • Type of race: highway

May 15

Skarbova Trail

  • Venue: Lopushna, Ukraine
  • Distance: 24, 12, and 6 km.
  • Race type: trail

May 16

Varash Marathon "Race under the cooling towers"

  • Venue: Varash, Ukraine
  • Distance: 42, 21, 10 and 3 km.
  • Type of race: highway

GTR Trail Ostbahn

  • Venue: Tlumatska, Ukraine
  • Distance: 20, 9.5, and 3 km.
  • Race type: trail

Forest trail "Mousetrap"

  • Venue: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Distance: 15 and 5 km.
  • Race type: trail

Rybhosp Trail

  • Venue: Sumy, Ukraine
  • Distance: 12 and 6 km.
  • Race type: trail

May 22

Foot Run Balance

  • Venue: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Distance: 10, 6, and 2 km.
  • Type of race: highway

May 23

Drohobych Half Marathon

  • Venue: Drohobych, Ukraine
  • Distance: 21 and 7 km.
  • Type of race: highway

Khmelnytsky half marathon

  • Venue: Khmelnytsky, Ukraine
  • Distance: 21, 10, and 5 km.
  • Type of race: highway

Western trail

  • Venue: Pervomaisk, Ukraine
  • Distance: 21, 14, and 7 km.
  • Race type: trail

May 29

Dyka Gonka

  • Venue: Vyshhorod, Ukraine
  • Distance: 10 (25 obstacles) and 5 (20 obstacles) km.
  • Type of race: hurdles

May 30

Odessa half marathon

  • Venue: Odesa, Ukraine
  • Distance: 21, 10, and 5 km.
  • Type of race: highway

Perechyn half marathon

  • Venue: Uzhhorod, Ukraine
  • Distance: 22 km.
  • Type of race: highway

Opishnia Trail

  • Venue: Opishnya, Ukraine
  • Distance: 30, 20, and 10 km.
  • Race type: trail

Pyrogiv Trail Run

  • Venue: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Distance: 10 and 5 km.
  • Race type: trail

Run under the chestnuts

  • Venue: Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Distance: 5 km.
  • Type of race: highway
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Those who love the sun can visit Egypt and it's capital Cairo, where the first Madinaty Half Marathon will be held in its vicinity. The organizers promise an interesting route and good organization of the half marathon.

May 28

Madinaty Half Marathon

  • Venue: Cairo, Egypt
  • Distance: 21, 10, and 5 km.
  • Type of race: highway
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In addition, you can run in May in Bulgaria, where running fans can expect four interesting marathons, two highways, and two trails. Road marathons will be held in Varna (the route runs along the Black Sea coast) and Pleven (you can walk through the ancient ruins), and trail marathons will be held in Sinemorets and Ravnogor (set for 42 kilometers - 1500 meters).

May 09

Varna Marathon

  • Venue: Varna, Bulgaria
  • Distance: 42 and 21 km.
  • Type of race: highway

May 22

Kalandzha Marathon

  • Venue: Sinemorets, Bulgaria
  • Distance: 42, 21, and 12 km.
  • Race type: trail race

May 23

Pleven Marathon

  • Venue: Pleven, Bulgaria
  • Distance: 42, 21, and 10 km.
  • Type of race: highway

May 30

Ravnogor Marathon

  • Venue: Ravnogor, Bulgaria
  • Distance: 42, 18, and 8 km.
  • Race type: trail race
  • Altitude set: 1500 m (marathon), 820 m (18 kilometers), 370 m (8 kilometers)

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