After-run party and BBQ announced for the Airbus-sponsored Airport Runway Run; registration closes 24 August

Hồ Chí Minh at the historic Terminal 1 in the 1960s and a promotional Formula 1 meeting. An awesome after-run party and barbecue will be held on the terrace of Budapest Airport’s historic Terminal 1 following this year’s Airbus-sponsored Airport Runway Run. The protected building, now the Budapest Airport Event Center and Race Headquarters, will provide excellent facilities for race preparation, recovery, entertainment and other comforts.

The Airbus-sponsored Airport Runway Run, the world’s greatest must-be-at aviation sporting and charity event, has now announced a fantastic after-run party and barbecue. Hosted by Budapest Airport, the post-run celebrations will immediately follow the prize-giving ceremony, itself taking place in the former departures lounge. Moving on to the terrace of the historic Terminal 1 Race Headquarters, the organisers will be firing up the BBQs with a backdrop view of the re-opened runway runners will have recently competed on.

Click here to sign up for the bud:runway run

This is your last call to sign-up and take part in the 10km distance (four runway lengths), although there is a less arduous 5km race on Budapest Airport’s Runway at 1100 on Saturday 5 September 2015. Runners can take part on an individual basis, or form teams of three or more (only the fastest three runners’ times count towards the team times).

All Airbus-sponsored Airport Runway Run entry fees – just €50 – are entirely donated to international child cancer causes and a Hungarian charity assisting the inclusiveness of handicapped people in sports. Besides nine air transport industry trophies every finisher receives “The Bron’s Medal” named for Brontë “Bron” Hogan, the publisher’s 12-year-old daughter, who passed away in 2011 after a five-year battle with leukaemia.

The Airport “Golden Cake Trophies” are awarded for:

  • Fastest male/female
  • Fastest Airline Team: “The Fastest Airline in the World”
  • Fastest Airline CEO: male/female
  • Fastest Airport CEO: male/female
  • Fastest Airport Team: “The Fastest Airport in the World”
  • Media: “Fastest Aviation Media Team”
  • Concessionaires: “Fastest Airport Concessionaire Team”
  • Enterprises: “Fastest Aviation Enterprises Team”
  • Military: “Fastest Military Aviator Prize”
  • Finisher’s Medal: The Bron’s Medal (plus souvenir technical shirt, and gift bag for every entrant)


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