RUN MID EUROPE
The competition takes place in five European countries. Racers run one marathon course in one of the five countries each of the five consecutive days.
The racer with the quickest sum of times of all five races becomes the winner. Aid on the course is only allowed at the determined stations. There is the INDIVIDUAL category for men and women regardless of age.
Partners in the COUPLE category may only take turns between complete marathons. Each team member must complete at least one full marathon. The last 5th marathon, they must run together where the time of slower one is decisive. The couple with the quickest sum of times of five marathons wins.
COUPLE/2 is a special subcategory. First 4 marathons runners split the race – each of them runs 1/2 marathon. The last 5th marathon, they must run together where the time of slower one is decisive. The couple with the quickest sum of times of five marathons wins. Prize money is not allocated in this subcategory.
TEAM category is intended for business competition and all other types of teams of 4 people. Each team member runs one marathon, the last 5th marathon they must run together where the time of the slowest member is decisive. The team with the quickest sum of times of five marathons wins.
TEAM/4 is special subcategory on the relay-race principle. First 4 marathons runners split the race into 4 parts – each of them runs 1/4. The last 5th marathon, they must run together where the time of the slowest member is decisive. The team with the fastest sum of times wins. Prize money is not allocated in this subcategory.
The maximum total number of participants for RUN MID EUROPE 2018 is limited to 150.
The entry fee covers accommodation for all racers.
Here you can find route descriptions of all 5 races – Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, Slovakia. Click the map to see the details.
the second marathon run in Olomouc – the Czech Republic – start and finish– NH Collection Olomouc Congress Hotel 49.601265N 17.246834E
breakfast and then transfer to the start of the third marathon to Hungary
the third marathon run – Hungary – around the Balaton lake – start and finish here: 47.0318908N, 18.1136300E47.0318908N, 18.1136300E
breakfast and then transfer to the fourth marathon in Austria
the fourth marathon run – Austria – around the Neusidl lake – start and finish here: 47.8575397N, 16.8296161EE
the fifth marathon run – Slovakia – along the Danube river – start and finish in the x-bionic® sphere Šamorín resort48.0159447N, 17.3018989E
closing party and the athletes awards ceremony FIVEMAN RUN MID EUROPE Marathon 2018
breakfast and check-out (those who left their car at the hotel parking lot in Olomouc can use the bus service back to the first day start place)
Individuals: EUR 1,990
The price includes accommodation, board, transportation, course organization, refreshments during the race, medical service, transport to the starting point, finisher shirt and certificate, and the hall of fame for the racer and one member of their crew.
Couples and Couples/2: EUR 1,990
The price includes accommodation, board, transportation, course organization, refreshments during the race, medical service, transport to the starting point, finisher shirt and certificate, and the hall of fame for the racer and one member of their crew, .or both racers
Team and Team/4 for all team members: EUR 2,990
The price includes accommodation, board, transportation, course organization, refreshments during the race, medical service, transport to the starting point, finisher shirt and certificate, and the hall of fame for all team members.
Due Dates: in two instalments
The first instalment of EUR 555.55 is a prerequisite for valid registration and is due no later than within 7 days after applying. This payment is non-refundable and serves as a cancellation fee if you cancel your participation. The second instalment is due within 30 days since applying, but no later than on 30 July 2018 (this instalment may be refunded in the event of serious reasons for cancellation, such as illness or injury, or serious family emergency).
The entry fee is transferable between the participants if they apply for the transfer jointly (the handling fee and administrative costs of EUR 100 will be charged in this case).
The due date for the entry fee will be included in the instructions you will receive by e-mail after registering and filling in the participant’s form.
Anyone can become a volunteer to help organize the races and provide support from paperwork to course safety. All accommodation, transportation, board and a daily fee of EUR 30 as pocket money will be paid to all volunteers during the whole event term. The work is suitable for student athletes. Two days of volunteer work is the minimum. Knowledge of foreign languages is welcome, English is a must. We expect your help between 3rd August and 11th August 2018.
Fifteen per cent of the total collected entry fees in the given category will be awarded in all four categories (Women, Men, Team and Couples) if the said category has at least 15 participants.
The prize money will be divided as follows: the winner of the category will receive 6%, the second 3.5%, the third 2.5% and the fourth in the finish will receive 2%.
If the winner breaks the latest world record in the given category, they will receive 1%. If the world record is not broken in the given category and the given year, the current world record holder will receive 1%, even if they do not participate in the event in that year. The actual amounts of prize money will be released seven days prior to the event after the start list in each category is closed.
Václav Havel airport Prague
Assistance for transfer to the direct train to Olomouc in case of arrival to Prague: 40, -EUR / person including the Prague-Olomouc train ticket.
Pick up service at the Ostrava Mošnov, Vídeň or Katovice airport
Pick up service including transport to NH Hotel Olomouc: 250, -EUR / person (the same rate applies for ordering a return trip to the airport from the race destination at x-bionic hotel in Šamorín.)
Assistance and pick up service at Olomouc Main station
Assistance and pick-up service including transport to NH Hotel Olomouc: 20,-EUR / person
Assistance in handling entry visas.
Assistance in handling entry visas: 50,-EUR /person or group (extra charges)
Assistance including transport from the finish location
Assistance including transport from the race finish to Bratislava train station: 20,-EUR / person.
Thanks to all our partners who support the project.