Jihlava (Czech Republic), Wednesday 31 December 2014

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


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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