Rýchlik Zoška – Bratislava is an ultramarathon, a relay race and a long distance hiking event in the Little Carpathian mountains near Bratislava, Slovakia in early September. It is organized by the SLOVAK ULTRA TRAIL Association.
Held annually since 2013, Rýchlik Zoška – Bratislava is a public sport event focused on connecting communities of ultramarathoners, trail runners and hikers. Its main goal is to promote outdoor activities by encouraging people to step out of their comfort zone . This is done with an emphasis on friendly atmosphere, sustainability and “green” approach as well as the community-based support.
SLOVAK ULTRA TRAIL Association is a member of ITRA (International Trail Running Association) and therefore finishers of the 50k course of Rýchlik Zoška – Bratislava will be eligible for ITRA points as well as as the qualification points for Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc or UTMB 2017 (3 new points, 1 old point). Finishers will also be awarded points for the Slovak Ultra Trail League. (currently in the process)
Date of the event: September 2, 2017
Start location: Modra, Piesok, Zochova chata parking place
Start time: 9:00 am (gun start)
Finish location: Premises of ZKR Gaudeamus at Mokrohajska street 3, backyard entrance across the road from OMV petrol station near TESCO Lamac superstore.
Time limit: 10,5 hours (630 minutes)
Categories of participants:
- Single runners / 50K
- Relay teams / 2-4 runners per team, 10 + 17 + 13 + 10K
Maximum number of participants: 280
Single runners: 20 EUR / person (registered and paid before or on August 11, 2017), 25 EUR / person afterwards
Relay teams: 40 EUR / team (registered and paid before or on August 11, 2017), 50 EUR afterwards
A member a of a relay team who wants to run the whole course is allowed to do so conditioned on proper registration and payment of 11 EUR separately from the relay team before or on August 15, 2016 or 13 EUR afterwards.
Shuttle bus from the finish to the start (before the race): 7 EUR