23rd Mountain Running World Cup "Krkonošský half-marathon"

Janské Lázně | August 7th, 2022

Janské Lázně Town is known as a recreational, touristic and spa town, situated at the foot of Černá hora (Black Mountain) to the east of Krkonoše (Giant Mountains).


Distance 21 km
Elevation 1220 m

Course details: Start and finish line will be placed in the town centre of Janské Lázně (náměstí Svobody square). 


Character: mountain path accros the top of Černá hora Mountain from Jánské Lázně and back. Km markings will show the distance. The course will be marked according to WMRA rules. There will be three refreshment stations in the course.


Registration Office (TIC): The registration Office (TIC) will be arranged in the Municipal Office in Janské Lázně on náměstí Svobody square.

  • Friday August 5th, 2022 from 10.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
  • Saturday August 6th, 2022 from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
  • Sunday August 7th, 2022 from 7.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.

All competitors will receive two (2) identical bibs, one to be worn on the front and the other one on the back. Bibs must not be folded or cut in any way. Such action may result in disqualification.

Entries and deadline:

Entries must be submitted in a written form before August 7th, 2022 using the online application form on the website www.maratonstav.cz. The entry fee must be paid at the same time as the completed application. There is no possibility to apply on the day of the race.


By August 1st, 2022 midnight EUR 40
By August 5th, 2022 midnight EUR 50
By August 6th, 2022 4.00 p.m. EUR 60


Changing room and showers: Situated in the Municipal Office in Janské Lázně at náměstí Svobody square. You can use the showers in the swimming pool after the race in the Bussiness College approx. 250m from the start line.


Opening Ceremony: The Opening Ceremony will take place on Saturday, August 6th at 4.30 p.m. in Janské Lázně on náměstí Svobody square.

Friday August 5th:

  • Arrival and registration

Saturday August 6th:

  • 10.00 a.m. Marching for public on the course
  • 12.00 noon Open Race – „Běh kolonádou Be Fit“ 1km run for public
  • 1.00 p.m. Start Czech Mountain Running Cup Super Janské Lázně – Černá hora – REGISTRATION
  • 2.00 p.m. Concert of Local Brass Orchestra
  • 4.00 p.m. Award Ceremony Czech Mountain Running Cup
  • 4.30 p.m. Opening Ceremony Mountain Running World Cup
  • 7.00 p.m. VIP Banquet

Sunday August 7th:

  • 9.00 a.m. Start Mountain Running World Cup
  • 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. Pasta Party
  • 2.00 p.m. Concert
  • 3.00 p.m. Award Ceremony Mountain Running World Cup
  • 3.30 p.m. Concert
Rankings + Financial bonus

Rankings: The first 10 competitors in World Cup race will score in the category Women and Men regardless of age.

1. -15p | 2. -12p | 3. -10p | 4. -8p | 5. -6p | 6. -5p | 7. -4p | 8. -3p | 9. -2p | 10. -1p 

Each runner will get souvenir prize, medal, refreshment and free entry to Pasta Party after the race.

Prizes: Absolute ranking Women, Men

1st place 700 EUR | 2nd place 500 EUR | 3rd place 400 EUR | 4st place 350 EUR | 5st place 300 EUR | 6st place 250 EUR | 7st place 200 EUR | 8st place 150 EUR | 9st place 100 EUR | 10st place 50 EUR

Extra Financial bonus: Categories-Masters, Juniors:

Masters Man 40, 50, 60, 70 + Juniors M
1st place 60 EUR | 2nd place 40 EUR | 3rd place 20 EUR

Masters Woman– 35, 45, 55, 65 + Juniors W
1st place 60 EUR | 2nd place 40 EUR | 3rd place 20 EUR


Medical Service – for this event a medical service (doctors, paramedics, Organisation of the Czech Red Cross) will be organised at the competition venues. The hospital in Trutnov is prepared 24/7 in case of emergency.

Doping Control – all competitors may be asked to submit to a doping test before or after the competition. The number of doping controls will be determined by Jury.


TJ Maratonstav Úpice, z.s. 
Palackého 348 | 542 32 Úpice, The Czech Republic


Head judge | Mirko Jiránek
Director | Karel Šklíba