Piešťany (Slovakia), Wednesday 30 December 2015

Kolonádový most and Barlolamač statue, Piešťany, Slovakia (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


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.


Danubius Health Spa Irma, Piešťany, Slovakia (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Country: Slovakia

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.