Saturday 22 April 2023

Night Run Ostrava, Czech Republic - The 5k and 10k races begin on Masarykovo náměstí (Masaryk Square) - Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu

 

This is the first race of the NN Night Run series, which is held between April and October in eight cities in the Czech Republic,.

It takes place in the steel city of Ostrava, the third-largest city in the country with a population of about 280,000, situated in the Moravskoslezský kraj (Moravian-Silesian Region) near the border with Poland.

Entrants can choose between two race distances: 5k (one lap) or 10k (two laps).

Participants must wear a čelovka (headlamp) during the race.

Starting on Ostrava's main square, Masarykovo náměstí (pictured above), competitors run along the Ostravice river and through the 1.8km-long Komenského sady park ...

 

Ostrava Night Run - The route runs through the Komenského sady park and along the River Ostravice (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

... where they pass the highly-expressive Památník Rudé Armády (Red Army Memorial):

 

Památník Rudé Armády (Red Army Memorial), Komenského sady, Ostrava, Czech Republic - Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu

 

The event also offers children's races and a non-competitive 2k Family Run.

 

Map of the venue:

 

10. Night Run Ostrava:

Date:

  • 25 March 2023 (Saturday)
  • New date: 22 April 2023 (Saturday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 16.30-17.15: Kids Cup (children's races)
  • 18.30: 2km Family Run
  • 19.30: 5km
  • 20.30: 10km

Event website:

 

Number of finishers:

  5km 10km
2022 375 196
2021 337 216
2020 Event cancelled
2019 531 255

 

No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page.