Czechia Backyard Ultra Run 2024

The second official ultra-running race with the theme “Run as far as you can”

Date: 17th May 2024

Start: at 12 a.m.

Start location and background:

Holešov Castle park

Holešov swimming pool area

Route: a circuit 6.7056 km long around the castle park in Holesov,



Competitors will run a 6.7056 km loop every hour until only one person is standing. You have one hour to finish the loop once it has started. If you finish a loop within the hour, you may start the next hour´s loop provided you are in the start corral when the next hour starts. If you do not finish within the hour, you are out of the race and considered a DNF.

Except for restrooms, competitors may not leave the course until each loop is completed. There is forbidden personal aid during a loop, trekking poles and other artifical aids.

Each loop starts precisely 1 hour after the last. Warning will be given 3, 2 and 1 minutes prior to start. All competitors will start at the bell (no late starts).

The winner is the last person to complete a loop. All others are technically DNF. If no runner can complete one more loop than anyone else, there is no winner.


The facilities of the swimming pool area, including showers and toilets, will be available to the competitors. During the race, they can use a tent with refreshments in close proximately to the start and finish line.
On the day of the race, the facility will be open from 8 a.m.

Entry fee: 1609,- CZK (until 31.1.2024), 1.909,- CZK (until 30.4.2024)

The number of competitors is limited to a maximum of 120 runners.

The Entry fee includes:

  • personalized starting number with the number of laps completed
  • commemorative medal
  • snack: 3x soup (meat broth), cheese, salami, bread, nuts, chocolate, salt, fruit, tea, ionic drink, coffee.
  • live streaming
  • prize for the winner
  • a medic
  • shower, toilets
  • constant supervision.