Trnava (Slovakia), Sunday 1 January 2017

Trnavský novoročný beh 2016 - Trnava New Year's Race - runners at the town walls of Trnava, Slovakia (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


The Slovak running season 2017 kicks off with the Trnavský novoročný beh which is held annually on New Year's Day in Trnava, an old town of 65,000 people, situated approximately 50 kilometres from Slovakia's capital Bratislava.

In the 13th century, Trnava was one of the largest towns in Central Europe, and it is well worth a visit for its picturesque historic centre with its many fine churches.

The event offers a 1.5km run for children and a 6km race for men and women.

Starting at 2pm on Trojičné námestie (Trinity Square), the main square, ...


Trnavský novoročný beh 2016 - runners on the main square of Trnava, Slovakia (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


... the 6km race is four laps of a 1.5km-long course through the Old Town.


Trnavský novoročný beh 2016 - runners in the pedestrianized town centre of Trnava, Slovakia (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


The New Year's Run is the second race of the Trnavská bežecká trilógia race series. The first race (Zimný beh zdravia) is held annually on 26 December. The third and last race (Trojkráľová šestka) takes place on 6 January.


Event details: 30. Trnavský novoročný beh 2017

Date: 1 January 2017 (Sunday; public holiday in Slovakia)

Venue (Map): Trnava (Bratislava 51km, Vienna 118km, Brno 132km, Budapest 169km)

Start time and race distance:

  • 13.45: 1.5km (children 15 years and under)
  • 14:00: 6km (men and women)

Start and finish: Trojičné námestie (Trinity Square)

Race centre: in the start area (in front of the post office)

Entries: online (up to 30 December 2016, 12.00); late entries on the day (12.00-13.30)

Entry fees: € 2

You get: chip timing, medal, tea

Changing facilities and showers: no

Prizes: to the first 3 in each age group

Number of finishers 2016: 31 (1.5km), 244 (6km)

Event website:

Trnavská bežecká trilógia - Event website:


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