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Prague Half Marathon

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Quick facts

Location Prague, Czech Republic

Distance Half marathon

About Prague Half Marathon

The Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon is a thing of beauty. Not just because of our breathtaking scenery. But because of who comes out to participate. From the awe-inspiring Kenyans and Ethiopians to Czech schoolchildren. To us they are all beautiful. And everyone who cares enough to put running shoes on their feet is welcome here with open arms.

Start the RunCzech season with one of the biggest running events in the Central Europe! Every year the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon excites spectators with performances of elite athletes breaking records. Enjoy a course with incomparable scenery in the heart of historic Prague that follows along the Vltava river and crisscrosses five beautiful bridges.

Take in majestic views of the Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, the Rudolfinum Concert Hall, the National Theatre, Vyšehrad Castle, and the Dancing House. If you are hoping to improve your time, the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon offers fantastic speed; in 2012 it set the record as the fastest half marathon in the world! Half distance, full satisfaction!It holds IAAF Gold Label Road Race status, making it the foremost race of its type in the country.

Practicalities

Aid Stations

Refreshment point and sponge points every 2,5 km.

Award Medals

Commemorative medal at the finish.

Equipment Storage

Start bag deposit & changing room (8:30 - 14:00).

Timing

Start number with non-disposable timekeeping chip.

Start:

Rudolfinum

17. listopadu 2/2, Josefov, 110 00 Praha-Praha 1, Czech Republic

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

The Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon is a thing of beauty. Not just because of our breathtaking scenery. But because of who comes out to participate. From the awe-inspiring Kenyans and Ethiopians to Czech schoolchildren. To us they are all beautiful. And everyone who cares enough to put running shoes on their feet is welcome here with open arms.

Overview

The Prague Half Marathon has a looped course format which has its race start and end point on Jan Palach Square near the Rudolfinum. The course follows the Vltava river southwards and then makes an east-to-west loop passing Folimanka park. It crosses to the west side of the Vltava, heading over Palacky Bridge, and after heading south along Strakonická road it doubles back to follow the river north, before crossing Legií Bridge to reach the halfway point. The course traces a large loop into the northern part of the city centre before returning to the Rudolfinum for the finish point.


Prague Half Marathon Trivia

The result of the year 2012 (Atsedu Tsegay, ETH, 58:47) is the 5th fastest half marathon in the history.


Prague Half Marathon Ticket prices: €80.00

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.