Plzeň (Pilsen), Czech Republic
The Maraton okolo Boleváku ("Marathon around Bolevák") takes place in Plzeň, the Czech Republic's fourth-largest city, in many countries better known as Pilsen.
In 2017, the event will be held on five occasions:
|Lednový maraton (January Marathon)||21 January||10km, 21.1km, 42.2km|
|Únorový maraton (February Marathon)||18 February||10km, 21.1km, 42.2km|
|Březnový maraton (March Marathon)||4 March||10km, 21.1km, 42.2km, 50km|
|Dubnový maraton (April Marathon)||30 April||10km, 21.1km, 42.2km|
|Vánoční maraton (Christmas Marathon)||17 December||10km, 21.1km, 42.2km|
The route runs around the Velký Bolevecký rybník (or Bolevák), the largest of the Bolevec Lakes, which were created in the 15th century.
Situated approximately 3.5 kilometres to the north of Plzeň's historic centre, Bolevák is a popular area for leisure and recreation.
One lap around the lake is 3,230 metres.
The 10k is three laps plus 310 metres, the half marathon is six laps plus 1,720 metres, and the marathon is thirteen laps plus 205 metres.
The race is run on a mix of asphalted and paved cycleways and footpaths.
Race information: Maraton okolo Boleváku 2017
Country: Czech Republic
Venue (Map): Plzeň (Prague 93km, Dresden 190km, Nuremberg 208km)
Start time: 10.00
Start and finish: car park at the Autocamp Ostende, Malý Bolevec, Plzeň
Race centre: in the finish area (on the day from 9.00; Christmas Marathon: on the day from 8.30)
Entries: online or by post or e-mail
- 10km: CZK 100 - CZK 200
- 21km: CZK 200 - CZK 350
- 42km: CZK 200 - CZK 420
- 50km: CZK 400 - CZK 500
Exchange rate (January 2017): CZK 100 = ca. € 3.70
Award ceremony: 11.30 (10km), 14.30 (21km, 42km, 50km)
Award ceremony (Christmas Marathon): 12.00 (10km), 13.00 (21km), 14.30 (42km)
Number of finishers 2016:
- January: 50 (10km), 15 (42km)
- February: 69 (10km), 20 (42km)
- March: 52 (10km), 30 (42km), 9 (50km)
- April: 18 (10km), 22 (42km)
- December: 46 (10km), 36 (21km), 34 (42km)
Event website: www.marathonplzen.cz
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