Ostrava (Czech Republic), Saturday 22 April 2017

Památník Rudé Armády (Red Army Memorial), Komenského sady, Ostrava, Czech Republic - Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu

 

The Night Run race series in the Czech Republic kicks off on Saturday 22 April 2017 in the steel city of Ostrava, the third-largest city in the country with a population of about 300,000, situated in the Upper Silesia region near the border with Poland.

Entrants can choose between two race distances, 5km (one lap, start at 8pm) or 10km (two laps, start at 9pm).

All participants must wear a čelovka (headlamp) during the race.

The route begins on Ostrava's main square, Masarykovo náměstí, ...

 

Night Run Ostrava, Czech Republic - The 5k and 10k races begin on Masarykovo náměstí (Masaryk Square) - Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu

 

... and runs along the River Ostravice and through the 1.8km-long Komenského sady park which stretches along the river:

 

Ostrava Night Run - The route runs through the Komenského sady park and along the River Ostravice (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

In the park, the route passes the highly-expressive Památník Rudé Armády (Red Army Memorial, pictured at the top of the page).

Last year, the two races combined had more than 1,000 finishers.

The event also offers children's races and a non-competitive Family Run (2km)

 

Race information: 4. Night Run Ostrava 2017

Country: Czech Republic

Venue (Map): Ostrava (Katowice 84km, Kraków 148km, Brno 171km, Wrocław 197km, Praha 337km)

Date: 22 April 2017 (Saturday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 20.00: 5km
  • 21.00: 10km

Start and finish: Masarykovo náměstí (Masaryk Square)

Race centre: in the start/finish area (on the day from 17.15 until one hour before the start)

Entries: online (up to 19 April 2017); late entries on the day if the entry limit has not been reached

Entry limit:

  • 5km: 1,000 runners
  • 10km: 1,500 runners

Entry fees (5km):

  • CZK 500 (online entries), including a multifunkční tubus (a multifunctional headwear product)
  • CZK 400 (late entries)

Entry fees (10km):

  • CZK 350 (online entries)
  • CZK 500 (online entries), including a multifunkční tubus (a multifunctional headwear product)
  • CZK 400 (late entries)

Exchange rate: CZK 100 = ca. € 3.75

You get: goodie bag (for advance entries), chip timing, refreshments, finisher medal, free massage service, changing facilities, bag storage

Prizes: to the first three finishers in each age group

Award ceremony: 22.15 - 22.30

Number of finishers 2016: 476 (5km), 580 (10km)

Event website (in Czech):

Night Run race series, Czech Republic - Event website: www.night-run.cz

 

No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.