Run and Rock in Marienbad!

Mariánské Lázně (Czech Republic), Saturday 15 July 2017

SpaRun, Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad), Czechia - runners on Hlavní třída - Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


The SpaRun in Czechia is a fabulous event. Not only is it set in a tremendous location, it also features two free rock concerts after the race.


SpaRun, Mariánské Lázně, Czech Republic - rock in Marienbad (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


Held in Mariánské Lázně (also known by its German name Marienbad), one of the three world-famous Bohemian spas, the race is one of Central Europe's most scenic town runs. The entire route is absolutely beautiful.


SpaRun, Mariánské Lázně, Czechia - runners at the Kolonada in Marienbad (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


The course is 6.4km long and traffic-free, but it's a challenging race as the route includes several ascents and descents.


SpaRun, Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad), Czechia - The route is not flat! (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


By contrast, the children's races are flat.


SpaRun, Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad), Czechia - children run around the Ferdinandův pramen (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


Starting and finishing on the athletics track of the Sportovní areál Victoria, ...


SpaRun Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad), Czechia - The race finishes on the athletics track of the Sportovní areál Victoria. (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


... the route winds its way on mixed terrain through spa gardens and parks where royals, writers and composers strolled around and sipped mineral water from natural springs.


SpaRun Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad), Czechia - runners at the Rudolfův pramen (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


The route passes innumerable opulent spa buildings, including the magnificent Neo-baroque Kolonáda Maxima Gorkého.


SpaRun Mariánské Lázně (Marienbad), Czechia - runners at the Kolonáda Maxima Gorkého (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


Country: Czech Republic

Venue (Map): Mariánské Lázně (Plzeň 68km, Praha 153km, Nürnberg 181km)

Date: 15 July 2017 (Saturday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 13.00:  400m-1km-1.4km children's races
  • 14.00:  6.4km

Time limit: 60 minutes for the 6.4km race

Start and finish: Sportovní areál Victoria

Race centre: in the start/finish area (on the day from 11.00)


  • online (up to 30 June 2017)
  • late entries on the day (11.00-12.30)

Entry fees (children's races):

  • up to 30 June 2017: no entry fees
  • on 15 July 2017: CZK 50 (ca. € 2)

Entry fees (6.4km):

  • up to 30 June 2017: CZK 100 (ca. € 4)
  • on 15 July 2017: CZK 150 (ca. € 6)

Timekeeping: stopwatch timing

You get: drinks on the course, snacks and drinks at the finish; live music after the race

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes: product prizes/vouchers to the fastest finishers; a small prize to each child

Award ceremony: at 15.30

Number of finishers 2016: 65 children, 61 women, 106 men

Event websiteSpaRun - Event website:


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