58. Kolín - Velký Osek - Kolín 2016

Kolín (Czech Republic), Sunday 15 May 2016

KVOK Half Marathon, Czech Republic - runners on the cycleway between Kolín and Velký Osek (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The KVOK (Kolín—Velký Osek—Kolín) half marathon features a flat out-and-back course that begins and ends in Kolín, a town of about 30,000 people, situated on the River Labe (Elbe) in the Czech Republic, approximately 60km east of Prague.


KVOK (Kolín—Velký Osek—Kolín), a half marathon in the Czech Republic (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Starting on Kolín's athletics track, which is a 15-minute walk from the beautiful old town, the route runs along the river and then northwards, mostly on cycleways, through agricultural areas to the village of Velký Osek.


KVOK half marathon, Kolín, Czech Republic - runners in the village of Velký Osek (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Along the route, you can expect fine support by friendly helpers at the aid stations ...


KVOK Half Marathon, Kolín, Czech Republic - one of the aid stations along the course (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


... and by the locals in the villages.


KVOK 2014, Kolín, Czech Republic - supporters on the course (Copyright © 2014 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


In 2015, 140 runners took part in the KVOK Half Marathon. The fastest finishers were Jiří Čivrný (1:12:49) and Radka Zbíralová (1:31:26). Vojtěch Hrabánek won the Czech barefoot running championships (1:38:21).


KVOK Half Marathon, Kolín, Czech Republic - barefoot runner Vojtěch Hrabánek (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Country: Czech Republic

Venue (Map): Kolín (Prague 60km, Brno 163km, Dresden 187km, Vienna 250km)

Date: 15 May 2016 (Sunday)

Race distance: 21.1km (IAAF-certified)

Start time: 10.00

Start and finish: Atletický Stadion Mirka Tučka, Brankovická 979, Kolín

Race centre: in the start area (8.15-9.45)

Entries: online, late entries on the day

Entry fees: 200 CZK (online entries), 300 CZK (late entries on the day)

Exchange rate: 100 CZK = ca. 3.70 EUR (March 2016)

You get: snacks and drinks on the course and at the finish; free entry into the post-race prize drawing

Prizes: prize money, product prizes

Number of finishers 2015: 140

Event website: Vytrvalci-Kolin


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