6-13 December 2021 - Individual Run

Vodná nádrž Žilina (Žilina Reservoir), Slovakia - Author: Pe3kZA / commons.wikimedia.org / CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication / photo cropped by runinternational.eu


The Vianočný beh (Christmas Run) is a winter running event held annually in December at the Vodná nádrž Žilina, a reservoir that is situated on the edge of the town of Žilina in Slovakia.

All races (1km, 8.3km, 21.1km and 42.2km) begin and end at the Vodné dielo Žilina, a hydroelectric dam across the Váh river.

The 8.3km race is one lap on asphalt bike paths around the reservoir.

The half marathon is two laps plus five kilometres out and back along the river.

Participants in the marathon run five laps around the reservoir.

The event also features a competition for hardy winter swimmers.


Map of the venue:


20. Vianočný beh:


  • 6-13 December 2021

Race distance:

  • Individual Run (Run wherever you like):
    • 1km
    • 8.2km
    • 21.1km
    • 42.2km

Entry fees:

  • €0

Event website:



Race information:


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