According to the official data a record number 19,200 runners entered the 2012 Spar Marathon in Budapest, which took place on 7 October.

Budapest Marathon 2012

Just after the start, the rummer in Andrássy street (Photo: MTI)

This year the fastest runner was Gábor Józsa (2h 21m 6s), while among the women Tímea Merényi (2h 49m 30s) won the competition.