Seven races, five cities, one beautiful country – Czechs certainly are a running nation. Over 63 000 runners register for competitive and non-competitive races held in some of the most enchanting places of the Czech Republic.


It all started with the idea to organize the first and only Prague International Marathon in the Czech capital. No one expected it would become a face of the city and its people and evolve into something as powerful as the Running League. was a step “outside the box”, which means stepping out of Prague into the regions by offering a year-round programme for people keen to combine their passion for running with exciting travelling adventures.

Located in the heart of Europe, Czech Republic makes an attractive destination for the active travellers abroad. Did you know that it has the highest number of castles per square kilometre in the world? 





By 2014 it is planned to organize eight races in various Czech cities. In 2013 runners can choose from seven events, including the Hervis Prague Half Marathon (6th April) and the Volkswagen Prague Marathon (12thMay).  Each race offers a scenic course in the city centre and has its own peculiar features!  Most interest is in these two classic races in the beautiful Czech Capital – Prague.


The Hervis Prague Half Marathon (IAAF Road Race Gold Label) can be easily called the race of records so far this year. It is the largest race of the Running Circuit and the fastest event of the year so far, with Atsedu Tsegay crossing the finish line in 58.47.  The flat and fast course through Prague’s marvellous historical centre led to registrations closing two months early, with more than 11,000 start numbers sold. 

The Volkswagen Prague Marathon (IAAF Road Race Gold Label) today attracts more than 9,000 athletes from around the world keen to cross the famous Charles Bridge – arguably the most beautiful Gothic bridge in the world.  This year among the crowd you could also see a former football superstar Pavel Nedved, who chose the Volkswagen Prague Marathon as his debut.


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