History – 2012

2nd Military March Czech Republic

2nd Military March Czech Republic in 2012 took place in the surroundings of Jedovnice. This time, there was an option between 32 an 40 km. The categories were divided into  ”FOR FUN“ (32 and 40 km) and „SPORTSMAN“ (just 40 km) that were timed. The opening ceremony was done by 2IC of Czech Army Chief of General Staff - generalmajor Miroslav ŽIŽKA. He took time to stress the occasion of the anniversaty of the end of World War II, the victims and his pleasure to welcome such a large group. He attended the march himslef. Besides the Czech Army soldiers and their families, there were members of Czech police services, Prison services, sections of City police from many cities and towns, firemens and also soldiers from Slovakia, Austria and Poland. Some of them had to leave their close ones in the camp. During Friday and Saturday night, there were World Championship Hockey matches presented on big screen. The route was situated in turistic and cycling paths with a very interesting profile.

 March profile

In the finish line, there was a beautiful scenery of presentation guns and military artefacts as well as soldiers in historical uniforms from Wolrd War II, to symbolize the ocassion fof the march – the end of the war in Europe.The presentation was supplied by Czechoslovak legionar association – South Moravian unity.

The decorating of Sportsman category was done at 4pm in he finish. Prizes were donated by HUDY Sport - www.hudy.cz – the general partner of the march.

Other sponsors of the march were Association of Military Schools Alumni Czech Republic – march organizer, Elektrik Partner, s.r.o. and TOP4SPORT - www.t4s.cz .

Top 10 results by time in finish – category “SPORTSMAN”

Výsledková listina 2012

A big help hand was also given by University of Defence Brno, Czech Republic.

The organization team is already preparing „3rd Military March Czech Republic“, that will take place on the 11. 5. 2013.