Piešťany (Slovakia), Friday 30 December 2016

Silvestrovský beh medzi mostami, Piešťany, Slovakia - runners on Kolonádový most (Copyright © 2016 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. Last year, it celebrated 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:


Silvestrovský beh medzi mostami - award ceremony on Kolonádový most, Piešťany, Slovakia (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Race distance Category Start time No. of finishers 2015
150m children (born 2010 or later) 15.15 32
1.25km girls (born 2001-2009) 15.45 24
1.25km boys (born 2001-2009) 16.00 48
2.5km women 16.25 28
5km FURMANský beh (open race) 16.25 75
5km men (born 1976 or ealier) 17.05 41
10km men (born 1977 or later) 17.05 45


Starting on Kolonádový most (Colonnade Bridge), the route is a 1.25km-long loop which takes the runners along both banks of the River Váh and through the spa complex which is located on an island in the river:


Silvestrovský beh medzi mostami - a runner at the Thermia Palace, Piešťany, Slovakia (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Country: Slovakia

Venue (Map): Piešťany (Bratislava 85km, Brno 136km, Vienna 149km, Budapest 192km)

Date: 30 December 2016 (Friday)

Start and finish: Kolonádový most

Race centre: at the Kúpalisko Eva (on the day from 14.00)

Entries: online; late entries on the day

Entry fees (150m, 1.25km): no entry fees

Entry fees (2.5km, 5km, 10km): € 7

Timekeeping: VOS-TPK chip timing (included in the entry fees)

You get: sweets and drinks, showers, free entry to the thermal pool of Kúpalisko Eva, entry into the post-race prize drawing

Award ceremony: 16.15 (1.25km), 18.15 (2.5km, 5km, 10km)

Number of finishers 2015: 32 (150m), 72 (1.25km), 28 (2.5km), 75 (5km open race), 41 (5km men), 45 (10km men)

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.