Daniel Soos (2:25:18) bested just over 5,600 runners to win the 30th annual Budapest Marathon along the Danube River in Hungary.
He finished second in 2012.
This year’s runner-up was Peter Jenkei (2:25:53) with a time of 2:25:53.
Adam Izer (2:27:09) came in just ahead of Tamas Bogos (2:27:34) for third.
For the women, it was 2012 winner Timea Krisztina Merenyi (2:45:08) back on top.
She finished third in 2013.
Defending champion Simona Juhsaz-Staicu (2:47:33) came in second, despite finishing more than three and a half minutes faster than her winning time in 2014.
Last year’s runner-up Szabina Laluska Zsuzsa (2:50:56) rounded out the top three.
She was the only other runner to eclipse the three hour mark.