First Belgrade Marathon took place in 1988 with the participation of local runners only and since then is has been growing in number of participants and improving technical organization and equipment. Nowadays organizers use electronic chips for tracking results, awards and bonuses are getting bigger and more and more sponsors are willing to help the Marathon. Belgrade Marathon is also famous and a charity event, gathering money for Serbian programs of UNICEF.
Today the Marathon has the following disciplines: 5 km; 21,1 km; 42,195 km. New participants can choose so-called “Pleasure race” equaling 5 km that is free for running.
Belgrade Marathon is held in April which is the best month for visiting Serbia and meeting its beauty and sights.