Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon 2019 - Runners info


Information for runners

Start: 10:00 am Saturday, April 6th, 2019 | Jan Palach square – Rudolfinum

Course map 2019

Before the race

RunCzech App

Download mobile RunCzech App, where you can find all information about the race and programme of Running Expo Prague. It makes it easier to pick-up your start number, too. You can find there all the special offers of our partners in virtual goodie bag, or even use it as your public transport ticket during race day.. Your friends, family and colleagues can follow you during the whole race thanks to live tracking function. .

Start number

Collection is possible at Running Expo Prague at Vystaviste Holesovice. Opening hours and more info here.

General rules

It is strictly forbidden to use roller-skates, bicycles or other means of transport, or 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. For more information go here.

Time limit

Time limit is 3 hours since the start of the race. The limit time is listed for each kilometer in the map of the race. All runners behind this time must leave from the course and end their participation in the race for safety reasons.

Chip and Timekeeping

Timekeeping will be tracked through chips, which will be attached to the back of the start number, and which must not be removed at any time during the race. Remember – NO CHIP = NO TIME! Your start number must be fixed visibly on your chest. Safety-pins will be included in the envelope containing your start number. Chips are disposable. In a team race are runners results summed into a team result.

Race day

Time schedule Sportisimo Prague Half Maraton 2019:

8:00 Opening of technical area / Opening of bag deposit in Technical Area

9:00 Opening of start corridors

10:00 Start of the Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon (individuals, teams)

14:00 Closing of technical area

13:30 Start of the After race party (Running Expo Praha - Výstaviště Holešovice)

17:00 End of the After race party

How to get to start? 

Please use the metro on the race day when travelling to and from the start area (Staroměstská or Malostranská stations – both are on the A Line), trams will be declined from the start area on race day. Public transport is on Saturday April 6th, from 7 am till 9 pm free for each runner, who has a starting number in his hands or starting number in RunCzech App with ID card.

Cars should be parked at P + R car parks. More information find on official website of Prague public transport.

Technical Area

Placed on Dvořákovo nábřeží. Entry is possible only with a start number. Open from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. There are toilets, changing rooms, bag deposit, massages and after the race medal engraving.

Map of technical area

Start corridor

Corridors are open from 9 a.m. Your corridor is according to “group” on your start number. Entrance to the corridors from technical area. Entrance only for runners.

Map of start area

Bag Deposit

Open from 8:00 a.m. until 2 p.m. Hand over your belongings to a volunteer standing at the appropriate box corresponding to the last two digits of your bib number. Maximum accepted size of bags 25×45×70 cm.


Are clearly visible according to times: 1:30, 1:40, 1:45, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:30. You can find them in each corridor.

Refreshment Points

Will be located at the 4.6, 11.2, 16.4 km marks. Mattoni water / Gatorade isotonic drink/ Fruit from Kaufland/ tea in the finish (depends on weather).

Refreshing / Sponge Points

Will be located at the 8.8; 14. and 18. km marks Mattoni water and water sponges.


Are placed at every refreshment point, technical area, at the start and finish.

Medical Service

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 26 medical points, 4 mobile AED and 5 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.

After the race

After race party

Takes place at Running Expo from 1:30 pm. All participants of Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon 2019 can receive when submitting the coupon in the mobile app or the finisher medal free refreshments.

Finish Phorographs

Order your photographs online. Available approximately 3 days after the race at Better sale if offered  before the race.

Result service

Results will be published after the race as soon as possible. For the standing is determining the official time, count since starting shot. You can contact us if there is some mistake in your result within 5 working days after the race.

Please follow the instructions of the organizers and volunteers! Thank you. Good luck!

Official partners

  • dm
  • Hilton Hotels in Prague
  • České Dráhy
  • Prague Airport

Official media partners

  • Česká televize
  • Radiožurnál
  • Forbes
  • Reportér
  • Deník

Media partners

  • Run magazine
  • Railreklam
  • GfK Czech
  • Český rozhlas Junior


  • Czech Airlines
  • Hansgrohe
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Lavazza
  • Ajeto
  • Ichnusa Botega Bistro
  • Čedok
  • Johnny Servis
  • Eltodo
  • Komwag
  • FG Forrest
  • Čechymen
  • DPP
  • IDC-softwarehouse
  • Palestra
  • Záchraná služba
  • Výstaviště Praha
  • Incheba
  • Clever Monitor
  • Spolchemie
  • Active Times
  • BeBalanced
  • Camic


  • Praha
  • CzechTourism
  • MSMT
  • ČAS
  • Evropská komise
  • AIMS


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