The best running and cycling events at the Lake in 2024

Are you an enthusiastic runner or biker? Or you simply love cheer for your favourites? You will like these programs.

We have collected the most important sports events for you, no matter if you are a sportsman or just an enthusiastic fan.

Below, you will find the best running and cycling sports events around the Lake Balaton and in the West-Balaton region in 2024:

27-28th April XXV. Balatonround, Zamárdi
On two wheels around the Lake.

2nd-5th May XVIII. NN Ultrabalaton, Siófok
Only one round, though 220 kilometres long. 🙂

18th May VADLÁN8
Individual cross-country running cycling competition in the Keszthely Mountains. Organized by runners and bikers – for runners and bikers. Competition center: Gyenesdiás – Big Meadow

25th May McDonald’s BringaMánia Tour de Balaton, Siófok
It is rather a cycle tour than a competition, so you do not have to be fast. You can attend either with your friends or alone. Discover the beautiful sights around the Lake.

26th May Intersport Hévíz Run
Half-marathon individual and relay running in Hévíz, in a great atmosphere, where everyone from kindergarteners to adults can face their challenges.

1st June  III. Trigo Badacsony Half Marathon and Marathon
A running event in Badacsony. You can test your fitness on 8 distances.

1st June Tour de Pelso
If you want to break your limits …

8th June 575 Keszthely Triathlon
Look for your swimming suits and take part in this fantastic event!

6th July  Spirit of Balaton
24 hours- 220 kilometres, that’s going to be a real experience!

23rd-25th August Balaton Bike Derby
Beautiful vistas, unending vineyards, forest trails. A great biker experience over the whole weekend.

24-25th August Keszthely Kilometers
One of the best marathons in the region. Super stretches and great spirit.

September (Information later) Cserszegtomaj spirit
One-sixth, one-third and half marathon over the hills for individual runners and relay teams.

4th October  Vadlán Ultra Cross Country
Runners organise this program for runners in the beautiful natural environment of the West-Balaton Region.

18-19th October Burger King Ultrabalaton Trail
In 2023 it will be the fifth time this fantastic cross-country running trail in the Balaton Uplands.


Organisers keep the right to change programs.