2h04'19" - Ewa Huryń - 30.10.2016
1h32'51" - Andrzej Witek - 30.10.2016
26'19" - Nikolina Szurgocińska - 30.10.2016
8'30" - Bogdan Semenovych - 30.10.2011
* difference between start and finish time
Since 13th April 2003 the official world record at the royal distance in women’s category belongs to Paula Radcliffe, who went on to win the London Marathon in 02:15:25. In men’s category this record is 02:01:39 and has been broken on 16th September 2018 in Berlin by Eliud Kipchoge (KEN). In half marathon in women’s category the world record has been set by Joyciline Jepkosgei in 01:04:51 in Valencia on 22th October 2017. In men’s category this record has been beaten by Zersenay Tadese with the time of 58:23:00 in Lisbon on 21st March 2010.
"Nocna Sciema" gives you the unique possibility of getting better results than these mentioned above, the results that way exceed your current ones. Those, who will debut at "Nocna Sciema" can be sure that their results will go far beyond their expectations.
The contestants counting on improving their life records or aiming at breaking their limits of five, four or even three hours are very likely to do it.
"Nocna Sciema" is a marathon (42.195 km) and half marathon (21.097 km) - long run. The event takes place at the night when we switch our clocks from daylight-saving time to winter time. This transition gives us one-off possibility of achieving fantastic results that would not be attainable at any other moment. Because we move our clocks back during our run we gain one extra hour.
"Nocna Sciema" starts exactly at 2 am. An hour later we change our clocks back to 2 am. In the case of half marathon it turns out that we can cross the finish line soon after 2 a.m. while the marathon can we completed even before 4 am. This way beating the world record becomes doable.