Liberec (Czech Republic), Sunday 20 September 2015
This mountain race forms part of the Salomon Trail Running Cup 2015 (STRC), a series of eight running events in the Czech Republic.
The race takes place on the edge of Liberec, a city of about 100,000 residents, situated near the borders with Germany and Poland.
The route is a 10km loop which includes 550m of ascent and 550m of descent.
Starting and finishing at the Ski areál Ještěd (approximately 6.5km from Liberec's beautiful historic centre), the race is run on trails and gravel roads. Some short sections are on asphalt roads.
The highest point on the course is on the summit of Ještěd (1012m), the highest peak of the Ještěd-Kozákov Ridge that rises to the west of Liberec (pictured).
There's a hotel, a restaurant, and a radio tower on the summit of Ještěd.
Country: Czech Republic
Venue (Map): Ski areál Ještěd, Liberec (Prague 112km, Dresden 124km, Wrocław 196km)
Date: 20 September 2015 (Sunday)
Race distance: 200m/800m/1.6km (children); 1.6km (‘hobby runners’); 10km
Start time: 14.00 (200m), 14.15 (800m), 14.30 (1.6km), 15.00 (10km)
Start and finish: Ski areál Ještěd
Time limit: two hours
Race centre: in the start/finish area (on the day from 12.30)
Entries: online; late entries on the day if the race limit (400 runners) has not been reached; no entry fees for children 15 years and under
Entry fees: 300/400/500 CZK (entries 1-300/entries 301-400/late entries on the day)
Exchange rate: 100 CZK = ca. 3.60 EUR (February 2015)
You get: chip timing, drinks on the course and at the finish, finisher medal, photo
Award ceremony: at 17.00
Number of finishers 2012*: 38 (children's races), 20 (1.6km), 99 (10km)
* The race was not held in 2013 and 2014.
Event website: www.strc.cz/2015-2/jested-strc-2015
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