August 13, 2022
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Ktišský Lake

European Championship

SWIM 1.5K
BIKE 35K
RUN 10.5K

This is the main race of the weekend. You don't need any license or qualification, anyone can line up at the start line next to the best of the best! This race course is well known for its versatility. Challenging single track and fast fire roads. There is a unique part of the course in the middle of Prachatice's Renaissance historical city centre.Race open to relays (2-3 athletes).

Course maps

Swim - 1.5K
Bike - 33K
Run - 10.5K

COURSE MAPS

Swim - 1.5K
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Swim part of the race takes place at Ktissky Lake. The water has bronze color because of peat bottom of the lake. Water is very clear (but with bronze color) and always warm (20-24 Celsius). Swim course consists of 3 laps, each 500 meters. The start is from the water, between the laps there is a short run and jump back to the water.

Marking

Orange, red and yellow Buoys. Yellow are marking the startline, red ones are for navigation, orange buoys are turning ones. You have to pass all the orange buoys on the right side (to have buoys next to your left shoulder).

Bike - 33K
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This bike course is a mix of cool singletracks, fast fire roads, steep downhills and uphills, fords and everything you can expect from the world class race. First part will take you trough deep forest around Ktis and climb up to the highest peak of the race, Libin. After technical downhill you join the medieval business path called The Golden Path. Last part of the course above Prachatice is the most technical part of the course with lots of singletracks, steep climbs and unpredictable curves. Finish of the bike leg is in the streets of the renaissance old town, where you can expect thousands of crazy fans. On the bike course, there 3 aid stations.

Run - 10.5K
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XTERRA Czech run course is made of 2 laps. After exiting the historical town center you will have to run few hundred meters on the tarmac to get into wood on the slopes of Cerna Hora, a hill above Prachatice. This part of the course is full of narrow singletrails, uphills, jumps, fords, rock sections and more. This is a signature part of our Czech run course! Last kilometer of the run lap is also in the historical city center. New addition to the course is run over the historical barriers, where we have built special steps. The finish line is just in front of the Statue of justice in the middle of Prachatice Great Square. There will be 8 Aid stations on the course.

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Swim - 1.5K
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Bike - 33K
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Run - 10.5K

sChedule

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Thu 2022.08.11
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Fri 2022.08.12
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Sat 2022.08.13
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prizes

€25,000

Elite Prize Purse

51

World Championship Slots

€25,000 Elite Prize Purse – Top 10 Men & Women

Place Purse
1st €3,000
2nd €2,300
3rd €1,700
4th €1,400
5th €1,100
6th €900
7th €750
8th €600
9th €450
10th €300

World Champ Slots Male

DIVISION SLOTS
15-19 1
20-24 2
25-29 2
30-34 3
35-39 3
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40-44 3
45-49 3
50-54 3
55-59 2
60-64 2
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65-69 2
70-74 1
75-79 1
80+ 1

World Champ Slots Male

DIVISION SLOTS
15-19 1
20-24 2
25-29 2
30-34 3
35-39 3
40-44 3
45-49 3
DIVISION SLOTS
50-54 3
55-59 2
60-64 2
65-69 2
70-74 1
75-79 1
80+ 1

World Champ Slots Female

DIVISION SLOTS
15-19 1
20-24 2
25-29 2
30-34 2
35-39 2
DIVISION SLOTS
40-44 2
45-49 2
50-54 2
55-59 2
60-64 2
DIVISION SLOTS
65-69 2
70+ 1

World Champ Slots Female

DIVISION SLOTS
15-19 1
20-24 2
25-29 2
30-34 2
35-39 2
40-44 2
45-49 2
DIVISION SLOTS
50-54 2
55-59 2
60-64 2
65-69 2
70+ 1

Elites

The XTERRA European Championship race offers a €25,000 prize purse to the top 10 Elite Men and Women, respectively. The prize money will be paid in in cash (Euros) after the event.

Age Groupers

Age groupers battle for 51 slots to the XTERRA World Championship to be held in 2022, in Trentino, Italy.

FEES

RACE FEES

Description Fee
Individual €150.000

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