Jihlava (Czech Republic), Thursday 31 December 2015

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 people, situated on the border between the historical regions of Bohemia and Moravia in the Czech Republic.

The event offers children's races, a 3km run for women, and a 5.9km run 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 a scenic 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, Linz 196km)

Date: 31 December 2015 (Thursday)

Race distance: 850m/1.55km (children); 3km (women; boys and girls 16-17 years old); 5.9km (men)

Start time: 10.45 (850m); 11.00 (1.55km, 3km, 5.9km)

Start and finish: Horácký zimní stadion, Tolstého ul., Jihlava

Entries: on the day (9.30-10.30) in the Horácký zimní stadion

Entry fees (3km, 5.9km): 70 CZK (ca. 2.60 EUR)

You get: chocolate wafers and tea

Changing facilities: yes

Prizes: to the first 3 in each category

Number of finishers 2014: 2 (800m), 11 (1.55km), 20 (3km), 42 (5.9km)

Event website (in Czech): www.bezecvysociny.cz


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