Tips for participants

Please feel invited to read the most important organizational information for participants of 40th Warsaw Marathon.

          To participate in 40th Warsaw Marathon it is necessary to pay the entry fee.

  1. The rates are as follows:
    Race Kit without t-shirt Race Kit with cotton t-shirt Race Kit with technical (adidas) t-shirt Race Kit with 2 t-shirts (cotton and technical)
    until 31st of December 2017 €50 €55 €65 €70
    from 1st of January 2018until 31st of August 2018 €55 €60 €70 €75
    from 1st of September 2018 until 27th of September 2018 €65 €70 €80 €85
    from 28th of September 2018 (and in the race office) €75 €80 €90 €95


The Race Office will be located at the Palace of Culture and Science (plac Defild 1) and it will be open only on 28th and 29th September 2018.

Race office opening hours:
28th of September 2018 (Friday) – 12:00 pm. – 8:00 pm.
29th of September 2018 (Saturday) – 10:00 am. – 8:00 pm.
Attention! The race office will be closed on the day of the race.

Remember! Your race kit can be collected by other person provided he/she has your personal race card (signed) and copy of your ID. Your race card will be available to print out from your personal profile on registration site about 2 weeks before the run.

Participants have the possibility to use refreshment points along the course and to get regeneration package after the finish line (water and meal).

Every participant who is willing to book a free sleeping place before the race has to inform Warsaw Marathon Foundation about it by sending an email to until 31st of August 2018. The organizer provides free sleeping place in a sports hall during the night from 29th to 30th of September 2018. The organize does not provide neither mattresses nor sleeping bags. Notes about granted sleeping place will be available in the information point by the race office. Only after presenting this note participants will be allowed to enter the sports hall.


Get your medal, water and izotonic. You can have a recovery meal in the marathon’s village.


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As always, a group of pacemakers will help runners of 40th Warsaw Marathon to keep correct pace while running. This year pacemakers will be tasked to complete the course in following times: 3:00, 3:10, 3:15, 3:20, 3:25, 3:30, 3:35, 3:40, 3:45, 3:50, 3:55, 4:00, 4:10, 4:15, 4:20, 4:30, 4:40 and 4:50.


Pasta Party! September 29th  between 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm by the Race Office at Palace of Culture and Science.

Each registered person receives: a pasta dish (to choose form Penne Bolognese, Penne Pesto, Penne with chicken and champignons), a salad (greek or with tuna), a dessert (panna cotta with blackcurrant, chocolate pudding or mascarpone with raspberries) and a drink.

Each person is allowed to buy more than one meal. The cost is €5 per person.

People registering for the race have a possibility to buy the Pasta Party coupon during the registration for the race.

People already registered for the race have a possibility to buy the Pasta Party coupon after logging in to their profile in Registration Panel.  


  1. The Organizer of the Pasta Party of the 40th PZU Warsaw Maraton is Warsaw Marathon Foundation.
  2. Pasta Party will take place on 29.09.2018 between 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm
  3. The price of Pasta Party is €5 (gross) per person.
  4. The ability to purchase a coupon that allows the use of the Pasta Party is limited to participants of the 40 th PZU Warsaw Marathon, Marathon Relay and T-Mobile High Five Race. One participant is allowed to buy more than one coupon (one meal). The coupon for Pasta Party will be included in the race kit.
  5. One portion of a meal consists of:
    1. A pasta dish (to choose form Penne Bolognese, Penne Pesto, Penne with chicken and champignons)
    2. A salad (to choose from: Greek Salad, Tuna Salad)
    3. A dessert (to choose from: Panna Cotta with Blackcurrant, Chocolate Pudding or Mascarpone with Raspberries)
    4. Drink

Participants will receive a special deposit bag in the race kit which will allow them to leave their deposit in a special deposit area. The deposits will be given back only on the basis of starting number.

Participants have possibility to use changing room before the race. After the race there is possibility to use changing room, massage and shower. 



For your convenience, please use public transport. On the day of the run (September 30), participants can move around by public transport (bus, tram, metro , trains SKM ) free of charge – on the basis of starting number.

The start/finish zone offers a limited number of parking places. For your comfort, please use the public transport.