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The Kysuce Marathon is the second-oldest marathon in Slovakia and is incorporated into the Slovak Running League series; the event itself is one of the largest sporting and community events in the city of Čadca and the Kysuce Region.
The route leads through the picturesque Kysuca Valley and the channel of the Kysuca River. Many Slovak and foreign marathoners participate in the Kysuce Marathon. The event also includes a traditional half-marathon, a marathon relay and mini-marathon for children.