Info for runners
Saturday 8 September 2018 / Republic Square
START: 6 P.M. (adidas Women’s Race 5 km) and 7:30 P.M. (Birell 10 km Race)
It is strictly forbidden to use roller-skates, bicycles or other means of transport, to go on the course with a child’s pram, run with dogs or carry children.
Participation in the race is at participants’ own risk. Time limit is 45 minutes (adidas Women’s Race 5 km) and 90 minutes (Birell 10 km Race) from start. The limit time is listed for each kilometer in the map of the race. All runners behind this time must leave the course and finish their participation in the race for safety reasons.
Chip and Timekeeping
Time is measured by chips attached to the back side of the start number. The chip must not be removed any time during the race.
Remember – NO CHIP = NO TIME!
Your start number must be visible on your chest. Safety-pins will be included in the envelope containing your start number. All chips are disposable, so you don’t have to return them.
BEFORE THE RACE DAY
Pick up your start number / bib in the Grand Prix Expo. Check the opening times!
On the race day use the metro to get to the start. The best way to reach the technical area is from the Můstek metro station (lines A and B) or the Muzeum metro station (lines A and C). To get straight to the start you can come to the Můstek metro station or the Náměstí Republiky metro station (line B – with exit on Masarykovo railway station).
Access for vehicles, buses and trams traffic is limited in the city centre on the race day. Your start number is also a public transport ticket valid on the race day from 4 p.m. till 11 p.m. We recommend to leave your car on the special parking places P+R or in the distant districts of Prague. You can find a list of traffic limitations at www.runczech.com and the information about the public transport and the P+R parking places at www.dpp.cz.
Technical Area (map no. 2)
Is situated on the Wenceslas Square. Entry only with a start number. Open for participants adidas Women’s Race 5 km from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and for participants Birell 10 km Race from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. There are toilets, changing rooms, bag deposit, massages with Emspoma emulsions, Hansgrohe showers and taping.
for the adidas Women’s Race 5 km
Open from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.; arranging according to the last two numbers of you start number. Maximum accepted bag size is 25×35×50 cm. We recommend to use the official race sacks which you got in the Expo.
Bag deposit for the Birell 10 km Race
Open from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m.; arranging according to the last two numbers of you start number. Maximum accepted bag size is 25×35×50 cm. We recommend to use the official race sacks which you got in the Expo.
How to get to the Start
and your Corridor (map no. 3)
Find your corridor according the label “group” on your start number. Entrance only for runners with valid start number. adidas Women´s Race 5 km – corridors are open from 5:30 p.m.
Birell 10 km Race – corridors are open from 7:00 p.m.
Are clearly marked with times, meeting in the particular corridors. adidas Women’s Race 5 km – 0:25, 0:30; Birell 10km Race – 0:40, 0:45, 0:50, 0:55, 1:00, 1:15.
adidas Women´s Race 5 km – refreshment point before the 3rd kilometer, refreshment point on the finish
Birell 10 km Race – Mattoni water on 3,5 km, refreshment point on 5,5 km, refreshing point before 8 km, refreshment point on the finish.
Refreshment point includes: MATTONI WATER / GATORADE ISOTONIC DRINK / FRUITS from KAUFLAND/ SPONGES
Refreshing point includes: MATTONI WATER / SPONGES
Located at every refreshment point and in the technical area.
Will be available at the start, the finish, technical area and along the course. If you need to call an ambulance, ask a volunteer or call the emergency services on number 155 and tell them your starting number. If you are not feeling well or have recently been ill it’s best to not take part in the race.
There will be more than 10 medical points marked with banners and flags of AID Station, 4 mobile teams with AED and ambulance points along the course.
ON THE BACK OF YOUR NUMBER FILL IN ALL IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR STATE OF HEALTH FOR THE CASE OF MEDICAL ASSISTANCE.
INFORMATION FOR TEAM RACES
The team races start at the same time as the individual runners race. The adidas Women´s Race 5 km starts at 6:00 p.m. and the Birell 10 km Race starts at 7:30 p.m. The start is on the Republic Square, the marshalling area is on the street Na Příkopě.
General information stated for individual runners are valid for the team races runners, as well.
Please follow the instructions of the organizers and volunteers to ensure that the race is held well! Thank you.