Monday 31 December 2018

Kostel svatého Ignáce - the church of sv Ignác in Jihlava, Czech Republic (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

This Silvestrovský běh (New Year's Eve Run) is held in Jihlava, an old town of about 50,000 inhabitants, situated on the border between the historical regions of Bohemia and Moravia in the Czech Republic.

The event offers four races for runners of all ages and abilities:

  • 850m for children 7-9 years old and for adult fun runners
  • 1.55km for children 10-15 years old
  • 3km for boys and girls 16-17 years old and for women
  • 5.9km for men

The start is at the Smetanovy sady park in front of the Horácký zimní stadion, the hockey arena that is home to the HC Dukla Jihlava, the most successful club in the history of Czech ice hockey.

Women run two laps and men run four laps of a scenic course that winds its way through the park, through the northern part of the historic town centre, and through the hockey arena.

The finish line is inside the arena.

 

Date:

  • Monday 31 December 2018

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