Piešťany (Slovakia), Wednesday 30 December 2015
The Silvestrovský beh medzi mostami ("New Year's Eve Run between the Bridges") is one of Slovakia's oldest running events. This year it will celebrate its golden jubilee.
Held in Piešťany, the largest spa town in the country, the race features a very fine setting and a scenic course.
The event offers races for all ages and abilities:
|Race distance||Category||Start time|
|150m||children (born 2009 or later)||15.15|
|1.25km||children (born 2000-2008)||15.45|
|2.5km||juniors (born 1998-1999)||16.25|
|2.5km||women (born 1997 or earlier)||16.25|
|5km||FURMAN ský beh (open race)||16.25|
|5km||men (born 1975 or ealier)||17.05|
|10km||men (born 1976-1997)||17.05|
Starting at the Kolonádový most ("Colonnade Bridge", pictured above), the route is a 1.25km-long loop which takes the runners along the River Váh, across two bridges and through the spa complex which is located on an island in the river.
Venue (Map): Piešťany (Bratislava 85km, Brno 136km, Vienna 149km, Budapest 192km)
Date: 30 December 2015 (Wednesday)
Start and finish: Kolonádový most
Race centre: at the Kúpalisko Eva (on the day from 14.00)
Entries: online (www.sportsofttiming.sk); late entries on the day
Entry fees (150m, 1.25km): no entry fees
Entry fees (2.5km, 5km, 10km): € 5
Timekeeping: VOS-TPK chip timing (included in the entry fees)
You get: snacks and drinks, showers, free entry to the thermal pool of Kúpalisko Eva, entry into the post-race prize drawing
Prizes: to the first 3
Award ceremony: 16.15 (1.25km), 18.15 (2.5km, 5km, 10km)
Number of finishers 2014: 6 (150m), 77 (1.25km), 26 (2.5km), 70 (5km), 44 (10km)
Event website (in Slovak): www.druzbapiestany.sk
No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.