Tag: marathon
Sport 27.08.23 | 14:29

Italian Alessio Occhipinti sets new record at the Ohrid Marathon

Italian marathon swimmer Alessio Occhipinti won the Ohrid Marathon and set a new record time of under 4 hours. Occhipinti swam the 25 kilometers from the monastery of St. Naum to Ohrid in 4 hours, 53 minutes and 14 seconds. Argentinian Mathias Diaz, who won the race last year, was second on Saturday. Caroline...

Sport 25.08.23 | 21:41

15 swimmers will compete in the Ohrid Marathon

The Ohrid Marathon will take place tomorrow. Nine men and six women swimmers will race along the length of lake Ohrid. The route is 25 kilometers long, from the monastery of St. Naum to the city of Ohrid.

Macedonia Sport 03.10.21 | 16:30

Ivanovski and Pop Arsova winners of the Skopje Wizz Air Marathon

Marathon runners Adrijana Pop Arsova and Dario Ivanovski won the 2021 Skopje Wizz Air Marathon today and set new records. Pop Arsova won in the women’s category with 2 hours 40 minutes and 36 seconds. Ivanovski won the race overall with a new men’s record of 2h 21 minutes and 27 seconds. Bulgarian...

Macedonia Sport 03.10.21 | 10:31

Annual Wizz Air Marathon begins in Skopje

The 17th Wizz Air Skopje Marathon started this morning, featuring a full marathon, a half marathon, and a 5K race with hundreds of participants. Much of downtown Skopje will be closed off for car traffic until 14h.

Sport 30.07.20 | 11:04

The Ohrid marathon has been officially canceled

The Ohrid swimming marathon has been canceled. The Macedonian swimming federation said that the iconic race is being called off because of the coronavirus epidemic. Both planned races, of 10 and 25 kilometers, are not going to take place. The federation hopes that the lake Ohrid marathon will take place...

Sport 03.05.19 | 13:22

Skopje prepares for the 15th Wizz Air marathon

The Wizz Air Skopje 2019 marathon takes place tomorrow with 12.000 runners from 58 countries expected to participate. This is the 15th annual marathon in the Macedonian capital. Three main races are planned – a full marathon in two laps, a semi-marathon and a 5.000 meters race. Traffic restrictions...

Sport 12.02.19 | 13:02

Skopje Marathon moved one day forward to May 4th because of the presidential elections

The Skopje marathon will be moved forward by one day, to May 4th (Saturday), to avoid conflicting with the expected second round of the presidential elections. The Wizz Air Skopje Marathon was expected to take place on Sunday, but organizers were informed that it would be difficult to have it on the...