Saturday 20 April 2024

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


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.

The event offers a 5k (one lap), a 10k (two laps) and a 2x5k štafeta (relay).

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 /


... 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 /


The event also offers children's races, a 2k fun run and a 1k sprint.


Map of the venue:


11. Night Run Ostrava:


  • 20 April 2024 (Saturday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 16.10-16.55: Kids Cup (children's races)
  • 18.00: 2km non-competitive run
  • 18.20: 1km sprint
  • 19.00: 5km run or walk
  • 20.30: 10km and 2x5km relay

Event website:


Number of finishers:

  5km 10km*
2024 310 283
2023 432 280
2022 375 196
2021 337 216
2020 --- ---
2019 531 255

* incl. relay teams  


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