Volkswagen Prague Marathon

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Quick facts

Location Prague, Czech Republic

Distance Marathon

Date 05 May, 2019

About Volkswagen Prague Marathon

One of the most beautiful marathons in the world starts and finishes in historical Old Town Square, crosses the famous Charles Bridge and takes runners through all the different neighbourhoods of the wonderful city of Prague. This is Volkswagen Prague Marathon!!! 

The Volkswagen Prague Marathon has become an essential race on the world running circuit. An exceptionally beautiful course. And a beautifully managed event, from the moment you visit our web site to register till the last note of the Prague Marathon Music Festival. We’re doing everything we know how, to make this an absolutely delightful event for runners. Because we figure those who are willing to put themselves through this kind of pain deserve a special kind of pampering.

It was founded in 1995 and has grown to became a significant marathon event, being awarded IAAF Gold Label status. According to media it is the world’s most international marathon, with two-thirds of runners coming from 55 different countries. Prague’s marathon course is also the seventh fastest and has been voted one of the most beautiful in the world. 

Practicalities

Aid Stations

Refreshment point and sponge points every 2,5 km and at the finish. Water; isotonic drinks; fruit (apples, bananas, oranges) are served.

Equipment Storage

Bag depository & changing room are included in the starting fee. Changing room is open from 8 am - 4 pm.

Maximum Time

Time Limit 7 hours.

Timing

Start number with non-disposable timekeeping chip.

Volkswagen Prague Marathon Route Map

Volkswagen Prague Marathon Route Map

Start:

Old Town Square

Old Town Square, Prague, Czech Republic

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

Start your journey in the Old Town Square, leaving behind the famous Astronomical Clock and wander through the ancient streets down to the Vltava River, where you’ll enjoy a splendid view of Prague Castle while crossing the Charles Bridge which is one of the most magnificent Gothic bridges in the world.Volkswagen Prague Marathonis held in the city of Prague, Czech Republic each May.

Overview

The race starts at Staroměstské náměstí (Old Town Square). After a leisurely start, enforced by narrow streets, runners cross the Charles Bridge. It is here that the runners are first treated to the sounds of Czech musicians. The race snakes through the delightful Old Town for most of the race skirting into some of the more modern areas of Prague, crossing the Vlatava river on several occasions. After 26 miles the race ultimately ends, to cheering crowds, back in Old Town Square.


Volkswagen Prague Marathon Ticket prices: €90.00

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.