Jihlava (Czech Republic), Wednesday 31 December 2014
The Silvestrovský běh (New Year's Eve Run) in Jihlava, an old town of about 50,000 people in the Czech Republic, offers children's races, a 2.5km race for women, and a 4.9km race for men.
All races begin and end at the Horácký zimní stadion, which 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 an appealing course that winds its way through the small Smetanovy sady park and through the northern part of the historic town centre.
Country: Czech Republic
Venue (Map): Jihlava (Brno 92km, Prague 128km, Vienna 164km, Bratislava 215km)
Date: 31 December 2014 (Wednesday)
Race distance: 600m-1.3km (children); 2.5km (women; boys and girls 16-17 years old); 4.9km (men)
Start time: 10.45 (600m); 11.00 (1.3km, 2.5km, 4.9km)
Start and finish: Horácký zimní stadion, Tolstého ul., Jihlava
Entries: on the day (9.30-10.30) in the Horácký zimní stadion
Entry fees (2.5km, 4.9km): 50 CZK (ca. 2 EUR)
You get: snacks and drinks
Changing facilities: yes
Prizes: to the first 3 in each category
Number of finishers 2013: 24 (children's races), 20 (3km), 36 (5.9km)
Event website: www.bezecvysociny.cz
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