4th "Grind the asphalt!" - Zala Running Festival 2011
Bagod (Hungary), Sunday 16 October 2011
Over 200 runners of all ages took part in last year's "Szaggasd az aszfaltot!" running festival, held in the village of Bagod in Zala County in western Hungary.
The event comprises a 21km half marathon, a 10km and a 3km run, and a kids' race.
All races are run out and back on a cycle path towards the village of Zalalövő, which is situated on the edge of the lovely Őrség National Park. The course is flat and fast.
Race report, results and photos: Szaggasd az aszfaltot! 2011
Venue (Map): Bagod (Zalaegerszeg 9km, Maribor 123km, Graz 127km, Vienna 210km, Budapest 238km)
Date: 16 October 2011 (Sunday)
Race distance: 21.1km; 10km; 3km; 500m (children 6 years and under)
Start time: 10.00
Start and finish: István Fekete Primary School
Entries: online, payment on the day; late entries on the day 8.15-9.30
Entry fees (21km): 2000 HUF (ca. 6.80 euros)*
Entry fees (10km): 1500 HUF (ca. 5.10 euros)*
Entry fees (3km): 1000 HUF (ca. 3.40 euros)*
* 50% off for young athletes (17 years and under)
Race centre: István Fekete Primary School (Fekete István Általános Iskola), Kossuth Lajos utca 15, 8992 Bagod
You get: a souvenir gift, goulash party after the race, free accommodation in the school; technical T-shirt to 21km runners
Prizes: medals to the first 3 in each category
Showers and changing facilities: yes
Award ceremony: 13.30
Number of finishers 2010: 46 (21km), 54 (10km), 97 (3km), 22 children
Event website (in Hungarian): www.zaszse.hu/szaggasd
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