Plzeň (Czech Republic)
The Maraton okolo Boleváku ("Marathon around Bolevák") takes place in the Czech Republic's fourth-largest city, Plzeň (Pilsen), European Capital of Culture 2015.
This year, the event will be held on seven occasions:
|Lednový maraton||January Marathon||17 January 2015||10km, 42.2km|
|Únorový maraton||February Marathon||14 February 2015||10km, 42.2km|
|Březnový maraton||March Marathon||15 March 2015||10km, 42.2km, 50km|
|Dubnový maraton||April Marathon||26 April 2015||10km, 42.2km|
|Květnový maraton||May Marathon||17 May 2015||10km, 42.2km|
|Červnový maraton||June Marathon||20 June 2015||10km, 42.2km|
|Vánoční maraton||Christmas Marathon||20 December 2015||10km, 21.1km, 42.2km|
The route runs around the Velký Bolevecký rybník (or ‘Bolevák’), the largest of the Bolevec Lakes which were created as early as the 15th century.
Situated approximately 3.5km to the north of Plzeň's historic centre, Bolevák is a popular area for leisure and recreation.
One lap around the lake is 3230 metres.
The 10k is three laps plus 310m, the half marathon is six laps plus 1720m, and the marathon is 13 laps plus 205m.
The race is run on a mix of asphalt and paved cycleways and footpaths.
Country: Czech Republic
Venue (Map): Plzeň (Prague 93km, Dresden 190km, Nuremberg 208km)
Start time: 10.00
Start and finish: car park at the Autocamp Ostende, Malý Bolevec, Plzeň
Race centre: on the day in the finish area
Entries: online or by post or e-mail
Entry fees (10km): 100 CZK - 200 CZK (ca. 3.67 EUR - 7.34 EUR)
Entry fees (21km): 200 CZK - 300 CZK (ca. 7.34 EUR - 11.00 EUR)
Entry fees (42km): 200 CZK - 420 CZK (ca. 7.34 EUR - 15.40 EUR)
Number of finishers (January 2015): 42 (10km), 20 (42km)
Number of finishers (February 2015): 37 (10km), 27 (42km)
Number of finishers (March 2015): 42 (10km), 34 (42km), 10 (50km)
Number of finishers (April 2015): 43 (10km), 20 (42km)
Number of finishers (May 2015): 28 (10km), 31 (42km)
Number of finishers (June 2015): 36 (10km), 21 (42km)
Event website: www.marathonplzen.cz
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