Due to the ongoing SARS-CoV2 coronavirus epidemic, the 21st PKO Poznań Marathon is postponed to October 17, 2021.
– In the organization of our events, we have always put safety first. Still, nothing has changed in this regard. Our priority is to care for the health and life of competitors, residents, fans, as well as our employees and volunteers – says Łukasz Miadziołko, Director of the PKO Poznań Marathon. – I am aware that many competitors were waiting for this start, however, in the era of a pandemic and the inability to organize an event of more than 300 competitors, the decision to move the Marathon seems to us the only right one – adds Łukasz Miadziołko.
The runners who are on the starting list of this year’s edition of the Marathon may transfer their fee (with the so-called price stability guarantee) to the new date of the Event or apply for a refund of the entry fee. Each participant marks the choice on his individual runner profile. – For this purpose, he should log in to the website: https://runner.marathon.poznan.pl/, then select one of the above-mentioned options and click „send”. We will receive the decision of each runner automatically via our IT system, you do not need to call us or send an e-mail – says Monika Prendke – Head of the Event Organization and Marketing Department at POSiR. You can read about the details of the fee transfer and registration refund here: Scheduled for October 18 this year The 21st PKO Poznań Marathon will not take place. What’s next?
The 21. PKO Poznań Marathon Maciej Frankiewicz should to take place on October 18 this year. For the first time in the history of the event, there will be a break in its organization. A total of 1761 competitors signed up for this year’s edition, of which 1193 had a starting number.
Plan B takes effect
The organizers of the 21st PKO Poznań Marathon encourage you to participate in an alternative event. Thus, they implement the announced in May this year. in an interview for the program „Bez zadyszki” so-called Plan B. It is, as in most running events, the organization of a virtual race by POSiR. Soon we will get to know more details of the event that already has its name: PKO Poznań Virtual Run. The organizers are lifting the veil of secrecy and announce that the event will be organized on the basis of a dedicated mobile application, and participants will be able to start at the following distances: 5 km, 10 km, half-marathon and marathon.