January - February 2021

Winter in the Czech Republic (Author: Brück & Sohn Kunstverlag Meißen / commons.wikimedia.org / CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication / image cropped by runinternational.eu)


The Winter Run race series is held on six Saturdays in January and February in six of Czechia's ten largest cities.

Each event offers four races:

  • ca. 400m Winter Kids Run
  • ca. 800m Winter Kids Run
  • ca. 4km Winter Run
  • ca. 8km Winter Run

The 4k is one lap and the 8k is two.

All routes take the participants along rivers or through public parks or green areas that are popular with runners and inline skaters all year round.


Winter Run 2021:

  • 30 January: České Budějovice
    • 4km and 8km along the Vltava river and through Park Stromovka
    • start/finish on the green Sokolský ostrov (Sokol island) in the city centre
  • 6 February: Ostrava
    • 4.3km and 8.6km through Komenského sady, a public park that stretches along the Ostravice river
    • start/finish at the Nová radnice (New City Hall)
  • 13 February: Olomouc
    • 4.3km and 8.6km through two public parks, Smetanovy sady and Čechovy sady
    • start/finish at the Výstaviště Flora Olomouc (Flora Olomouc Exhibition Grounds)
    • more information on the course
  • 20 February: Praha (Prague)
    • 4.2km and 8.4km through Park Ladronka in the western part of Czechia's capital
    • start/finish at the 17th-century Ladronka manor
  • 27 February: Hradec Králové (postponed from 9 January)
    • 4.3km and 8.6km along both banks of the Labe (Elbe) river
    • start/finish on the left bank of the river, near the Old Town
  • 6 March: Brno (postponed from 16 January)
    • 4.3km and 8.6km through the southern part of Czechia's second-largest city
    • start/finish at the Komec sports complex


Map of the venue:


Event website:


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