Štrbské Pleso (Slovakia), Saturday 24 September 2016

Štrbské Pleso, Slovakia (Copyright © 2011 Sport Club Štrbské Pleso)


Set in the High Tatras, a truly imposing mountain range on the Slovakia-Poland border, the Memoriál Pavla Antala (Pavol Antal Memorial) is a highly-scenic trail race.

The route is 8km long. From start to finish, it features 250 metres of ascent.

The race begins with a loop around Štrbské pleso (pictured above), a glacial lake in the resort of Štrbské Pleso, located at an elevation of 1,350m in the Tatra National Park. The finishing line is at Popradské pleso, also a glacial lake, situated at about 1,500m above sea level:


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


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: 22. Memoriál Pavla Antala 2016:


  • Slovakia

Venue (Map):

  • Štrbské Pleso (158km from Kraków, 290km from Budapest, 330km from Bratislava, 408km from Vienna)


  • 24 September 2016 (Saturday)

Race distance:

  • 8km

Start time:

  • 9.30


  • at Hotel Patria at the Štrbské pleso lake


  • at Horský Hotel at the Popradské pleso lake

Race centre:

  • Hotel Patria (on the day 8.00-9.00)


  • online
  • entries close 15 September 2016 or when the entry limit has been reached (120 participants)

Entry fees:

  • €10 (up to 15 August 2016)
  • €15 (up to 15 September 2016)

You get:

  • transport of personal clothing from the start to the finish
  • finisher medal
  • refreshments at the finish

Award ceremony:

  • at 11.00 at Horský Hotel Popradské Pleso

Number of finishers 2015:

  • 92

Event website:

Memoriál Pavla Antala - Event website: www.sporttatry.sk


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or completeness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.