Plzeň (Czech Republic), Saturday 10 October 2015

The cathedral of St Bartholomew in Plzen (Pilsen), Czech Republic - Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger /

The Plzeňský půlmaraton (Pilsen Half Marathon) consists of three laps through the city centre of Plzeň, a city of 170,000 people in Bohemia, Czech Republic.

Starting on Náměstí Republiky, one of Europe's largest town squares (pictured), the route is accurately measured, mostly flat and very scenic as it runs through the Old Town, along two rivers, and around the Doosan Arena, the home of FC Viktoria Pilsen, Czech football champion 2011, 2013 and 2015.

The race is run on a mix of asphalt and paved roads.

Country: Czech Republic

Venue (Map): Plzeň (93km from Prague, 190km from Dresden, 208km from Nuremberg)

Date: 10 October 2015 (Saturday)

Race distance: 21.1km

Start time: 13.00

Start and finish: náměstí Republiky

Race centre: in the start/finish area (on the day 8.00-12.15)

Entries: online (up to 5 Oct 2015), late entries on the day

Entry fees: 350/450/550 CZK (up to 30 April/5 October/10 October 2015)

Exchange rate: 100 CZK= ca. 3.70 EUR (August 2015)

You get: goodie bag, chip timing, snacks and drinks on the course and at the finish, finisher medal; entrants can order a technical T-shirt for the price of 350 CZK

Prizes: to the first 6 M/F and to the first 3 in each category

Award ceremony: at 15.30

Number of finishers 2014: 463

Event website:

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