Bedřichovský Night Light Marathon

Discover the Jizera Mountains in a different light and be part of the Bedrichov Night Light Marathon (BNLM). Evening races traditionally opens the SkiTour season. BNLM races start on the Ski Stadion in Bedrichov and show you the famous places, where thousands of cross-country skiers ride through the legendary Jizerská 50. Enjoy a magical atmosphere when only a moon, stars, runners' headlamps and fiery torches shine. The term will be held again in January, and the race will take two days to satisfy also the skiers who prefer classics. Choose a track for 30 km, 17.5 or 10 km for beginners.

3. - 4. January 2020Ski Stadion in Bedrichov

Scheduled races and starting fee

  until 8. 12. 2019 until 1. 1. 2020* at number pick-up
Night Light Marathon 30 km classic (Saturday 4. 1.) 600 CZK 700 CZK 800 CZK
Night Light Marathon 17.5 km classic (Saturday 4. 1.) 500 CZK 600 CZK 700 CZK
Nova Night Light Marathon 10 km classic (Saturday 4. 1.) 350 CZK 400 CZK 500 CZK
Nova Night Light Marathon 10 km classic - family fee (4 persons, max. 2 adults) 800 CZK 1 000 CZK 1 100 CZK
VW Night Light Marathon 30 km skating (Friday 3. 1.) 600 CZK 700 CZK 800 CZK
VW Night Light Marathon 17.5 km skating (Friday 3. 1.) 500 CZK 600 CZK 700 CZK
Mini SkiTour (Saturday 4. 1.) 50 CZK 50 CZK 50 CZK

 * till Sunday 29.12 it is possible to pay the entry fee by bank transfer. By Wednesday 1.1. card only.

Conditions of starting fee refund

If the race is canceled, the starting fee is not refunded.

Alternative race term

In case of inadequate snow conditions and the impossibility of organizing the race, either on alternate or shortened tracks, the race will take a place in January 2019 (the date will be specified).

Capacity of the race

VW Bedřichovský NLM 17.5 km skating: 300 competitors
VW Bedřichovský NLM 30 km skating: 250 competitors
Nova Bedřichovský NLM 10 km classic: 100 competitors
Bedřichovský NLM 17.5 km classic: 250 competitors
Bedřichovský NLM 30 km classic: 300 competitors
Mini Bedřichovský NLM (children race; classic): 150 competitors

MAPS AND ELEVATION PROFILES

The race will be organized into 2 laps of the 17.5 km track, the athletes will go into the next lap at the Nová louka.
Track limit for 30 km skating/ classic: will be set as a fixed time limit for passing through the second lap:  1 hour 40 minutes after start. Slower athletes will be directed to the finish and classified on the 17.5 km track.

 

Weather in the place of race

Usual height of the snow and maximal and minimal temperature at the time of the race (according to long term statistics)

  • 37 cm of snow
  • max. -1,5 °C
  • min. -6,5 °C

 

Thanks to ČHMÚ for providing weather statistics.

Time schedule 

Information for next year will be updated.

Friday 3. 1. 2020

3:00 PM - 5:20 PM  New registrations and BIBS distribution (Ski Stadion in Bedrichov)
6:00 PM - 6:10 PM Hervis warm up for adults
6:20 PM START VW Night Light Marathon - 30 km skating
6:35 PM START VW Night Light Marathon - 17.5 km skating 
from 8:20 PM Prize giving ceremony

Saturday 4. 1. 2020

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM New registrations and BIBS distribution - children (Ski Stadion in Bedrichov)
1:00 PM - 5:40 PM New registrations and BIBS distribution - adults (Ski Stadion in Bedrichov)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Hervis Children park
4:10 PM Hervis warm up for children
4:30 PM START children races (3 starts due to the age)
5:30 PM Prize giving ceremony - children
6:20 PM - 6:30 PM Hervis warm up for adults
6:40 PM START Night Light Marathon - 30 km classic
6:55 PM START Night Light Marathon - 17,5 km classic
7:10 PM START Night Light Marathon - Nova 10 km classic
8:30 PM Foundation - handover of the check
from 8:40 PM Prize giving ceremony - adults

The race is organized in the territory administered by the state enterprise Lesy České republiky. The forests are also yours, so take care of them.

What do you get for the starting fee?

Starting pack

  • BIB number
  • borrowed measuring chip
  • discount vouchers
  • gifts from partners

Service for competitors

  • accident insurance of VZP Insurance Company
  • VW Crafter heated cloakroom and changing room
  • medal after the race
  • wax service by SWIX - more info HERE
  • Enervit refreshments along the track
  • refreshment in the finish area
  • rescue system
  • SMS with your race time
  • professional time-keeping
  • diploma to download
  • accompanying program

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS

At the end of the races, the absolute winners are awarded (across the categories - see the SkiTour rules) as well as the three best racers in categories (except 10 km classic, where are awarded only absolute winners - the fastest 3 men and 3 women)

Accommodation

Accommodation offer on SkiTour race you will find HERE 

Tips for trips

Partners

  • Craft
  • Norský svět
  • Skiservis Mára
  • Královka
  • Obec Bedřichov
  • Liberecký kraj
  • Jizerská 50
  • Jizerská ops
  • Horská služba

Contact

JIZERSKÁ o.p.s.
468 12 Bedřichov v Jizerských horách 218
phone: 483 380 034
e-mail: informace@jizerskaops.cz
web: http://www.jnlm.cz/

General partner

    ČEZ

Main partners

    Hervis
    Pojišťovna VZP
    Volkswagen - užitkové vozy

Main media partners

    TV Nova

Marketing partner

    Raul!

Partners

    CzechTourism
    Swix
    Enervit
    KAMA
    Sporten
    Leki
    Northfinder
    Leros
    Boll
    Crystal Bohemia
    ČHMÚ

Media partners

    Kamsdetmi.com
    Nordic
    Deník
    bezky.net

Cooperation

    Nadace Nova
    Báječné ženy v běhu
    Outfanatic
    běžkár.sk

Logistic SkiTour partner

    DB Schenker

With the support of

    Svaz lyžařů ČR
Výživové okénko