Kolín—Velký Osek—Kolín (Czech Republic), Sunday 30 April 2017

KVOK half marathon - majorettes on the athletics track of Kolín, Czech Republic (Copyright © 2017 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, an old town of about 31,000 people, situated on the River Labe (Elbe) in the Czech Republic, approximately 60km east of Prague.

Starting on Kolín's athletics track, which is a 15-minute walk from the beautiful historic town centre, the route takes the runners along the Labe ...


KVOK (Kolín—Velký Osek—Kolín), Czech Republic - half marathon runners at the River Labe (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


... and then, mainly on cycleways, ...


KVOK - half marathon runners on the cycleway between Kolín and Velký Osek, Czech Republic (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


... through agricultural areas to the village of Velký Osek. Along the route, you can expect a lot of support by the friendly helpers at the aid stations ...


KVOK (Kolín—Velký Osek—Kolín), a half marathon in Czechia - runners at one of the feed stations (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


... and by the many cheerful locals in the villages.


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


Last year, 151 runners took part in the KVOK half marathon. The fastest finishers were Abdelkabir Saji of Morocco (1:08:36) and Czechia's Jana Teplá (1:34:36).


Country: Czech Republic

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

Date: 30 April 2017 (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 (up to 25 April 2017), late entries on the day

Entry fees:

  • CZK 200 (advance entries)
  • CZK 300 (late entries)

Exchange rate: CZK 100 = ca. € 3.70

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

Prizes: prize money, product prizes

Number of finishers 2016: 151

Event website: Vytrvalci-Kolin


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.