Just a few sporting events can boast such a rich history and so many participants. CEZ Jizerska 50, the largest cross-country race in the Czech Republic, has begun the registration for its 53rd year. The three-day event in the Jizera Mountains had a record attendance this year - 7,707 cross-country skiers. Can we overcome this number?
Jizerska 50, which is held every year as the Expedition Peru 1970 Memorial, will take place from February 7 to 9, 2020 in Bedrichov. It is almost certain that the total number of all participants will exceed 200,000 this year. It will be a real unique in Czech sport. The organizers are preparing a traditionally rich program and races for all performance categories.
The program will start on Friday with Mini Jizerska Pojistovna VZP - children's races. The following will be free technique race named Volkswagen Bedrichovska 30, and Nyc sport sprint. The first racing day you will also see the show of historical skiers and the opening ceremony with fireworks and the commemoration of the fallen climbers from the Expedition Peru 1970.
On Saturday, classical technique race Hervis Jizerska 25 will be prepared and also the race of the company`s relay. The beginners can enjoy a 10-kilometer race classically under the patronage of Czech TV. On Saturday evening, the Jizerska 50 participants can look forward to the CEZ Energy fest with the participation of a well-known band that will take place in Liberec. The highlight of the event will be a traditional 50 km race on Sunday, February 9th.
If you want to be part of the legendary cross-country race, you can register via SportID now for the lowest possible price:
If the race will not run due to lack of snow, the competitors will receive 70% of the basic starting fee thanks to the cooperation with the main partner of the event, VZP Insurance Company.