Štrbské Pleso (Slovakia), Saturday 19 September 2015

Popradské pleso, High Tatras, Slovakia (Author: Hugo / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain)


The Memoriál Pavla Antala (‘Pavol Antal Memorial’) is an 8km-long uphill trail race in the High Tatras, a stunningly beautiful mountain range on the Slovakia-Poland border.

The route features 250 metres of ascent.

The race begins with a loop around Štrbské pleso, a glacial lake in the resort of Štrbské Pleso, which sits at an elevation of 1350m in the Tatra National Park.

The finishing line is at Popradské pleso (pictured), also a glacial lake, situated at about 1500m above sea level.

Held annually since 1995 in commemoration of the Slovak sportsman Pavol Antal, the event has attracted elite and fun runners from many different countries.


Race information: 21. Memoriál Pavla Antala 2015:

Country: Slovakia

Venue (Map): Štrbské Pleso (Kraków 158km, Budapest 290km, Bratislava 330km, Vienna 408km)

Date: 19 September 2015 (Saturday)

Race distance: 8km (run and nordic walking)

Start time: 9.30

Start: at the Hotel Patria at Štrbské pleso

Finish: at the Horský Hotel at Popradské pleso

Race centre: Hotel Patria (on the day 8.00-9.00)

Entries: online; entries close 15 September 2015 or when the entry limit has been reached

Entry fees: € 10/15/20 (up to 15 August/15 September/19 September 2015)

You get: transport of personal clothing from start to finish, lunch after the race, entry into the prize drawing, free parking in Štrbské Pleso

Prizes (8km run): to the first 5 in each category

Prizes (8km nordic walking): to the first 3 in each category

Award ceremony: 11.00-11.30 at the Horský Hotel Popradské pleso

Number of finishers 2014: 96

Event website:

Memoriál Pavla Antala - Pavol Antal Memorial - Event website: www.sporttatry.sk/main.php?page=223-sk-Memorial_Pavla_Antala_2015


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