Volkswagen Prague Marathon

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Event Information

RACE DATE:  May 6, 2018


ORGANIZER - The race is under IAAF rules and is organized by RUNCZECH. It is an IAAF Road Race Gold Label.


COURSE- The race starts and finishes in historic and picturesque Old Town Square. Most of the course follows out and back sections along the Vlatava River. It is completely flat and considered a fairly fast course. Click here for a complete course map.

TEMPURATE- Average temperatures range between 60F-75F, nice conditions for running

ENTRY FEE - Entry to the marathon is $75.00 per person.  

TIME LIMIT - The course time limit for the Marathon is seven (7) hours.  

NUMBER PICKUP - The Sports Expo will be held in Průmyslový palác at the exhibition ground Výstaviště Praha Holešovice.  The hours are Thursday from 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM; Friday from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM; and Saturday from 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM.  A photo ID (passport) is needed to pick up your race bib. 

FINISHERS– Each runner receives the following

  • Start number with non-disposable timekeeping chip
  • High quality start bag and finish bag with refreshments
  • Commemorative medal at the finish
  • Start bag deposit & changing room (7:30 - 5:00)
  • Free massage before and after the race
  • Refreshment point and sponge points every 2.5 km
  • Intermediate times
  • E-mail with performance info
  • Text message with finish time
  • Online diploma
  • RunCzech Magazine
  • Free public transport on the day of the race
  • Free entry to selected museums and historic sites
  • Special offers from partners

DIFFICULTY​: Relatively flat and fast city course.