Jizerská Padesatka

Race information

Jizerská Padesatka
Address:Ski Klub Jizerská padesátka Jablonecká 21, 461 04 Liberec 1, Czech Republic
Tel: +420 48 510 01 94
Fax: +420 48 271 00 52

info@jiz50.cz
http://www.jiz50.cz

HISTORY

First race: 20 January 1968, 50 km for men, 25 km for ladies, 52 participants

Highest number of participants in main race: 6467 finishers in 50 km (1977); 5511 - 50km + 1672 – 25km (1985), nowadays a limit of entries is set

Worldloppet membership: since 2000

The Jizerska Padesatka (50 of Jizera) was established as a race testing performance for the mountain climbers from the TJ Lokomotiva Liberec club, who prepared themselves for severe mountaineering expeditions at the end of the sixties. The race was organised by the Ski club of Liberec town. The first race was held on the last Saturday in January, 1968 with 52 competitors taking part; it led through the Jizera mountains from the village of Bedrichov to Korenov and back. The winner was Josef Driml from the organising club.

 

COURSE

The Jizerska Padesatka course, which runs through the Jizera mountains environmental protection area, is quite unique and has a very good profile for classic technique. The course of the race has been changed in the last few years and is now even more attractive than previously.

 

HOW TO GET TO THE JIZERSKA PADESATKA:

By plane: From the Airport Vaclav Havel into Prague, take the bus directly to the metro station Dejvicka. There is a metro running to Cerny Most with a change in Mustek station. From the station Cerny Most another bus to Liberec.

By train: Go to the main train station in Prague where you get on the subway. With a transfer station in Florence, go to the station Cerny Most. From the station Cerny Most you take a bus to Liberec.

By car: From Prague to Liberec best to go on the road R10, followed by R35. From Liberec take the Bedrichov Jizerska road for about 10 kilometers to the finish.

Distances:

Prague – Liberec 110 km

Liberec – Bedrichov 10 km

 

INTERESTING TO KNOW ABOUT¨

In the vicinity of the race, there are many beautiful places to visit. In the immediate vicinity is the lookout Kralovka Slovanka. From there you have a great view of the Giant Mountains and the forested landscape. Another nice natural monument are the Waterfalls Jedlovy dul. A few kilometers from the start of the race is the town of Liberec. It offers a large aquapark at the Babylon centre. The Jested mountain has on its top an important building regarding architecture. It is also the most famous Czech tower.

 

 

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  • DATES IN 2015/2016:
    08.01.2016Bedrichovska 3030 KmFT
    09.01.2016Jizerska2525 KmCT
    10.01.2016Main50 KmCT

    NEWS:
    29.12.2014The CEZ Jizerská 50 confirmed. Only 250 starting numbers left
    04.12.2014CEZ Jizerska50 adding a new race: 1.5km double-poling Sprint
    24.11.2014Jizerská 50 nearly sold out

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