History – 2018

8th Military March Czech Republic

5th of May 2018 The 8th annual Military March CZ took place in Lednice-Valtice area. The event was held under auspices of the Governor of South Moravian region Bohumil Šimek. The march will take place again next year on the 11th of May 2019 on other location.

First and foremost, we would like to thank the participants that were following the guidelines for the march and showed respect to the nature in the beautiful UNESCO area. We, of course, thank EVERYONE for participation! The march offered several routes: 11, 14, 21, 24, 27, 31 and 40 km and as a bonus, we enjoyed beautiful weather this year. We welcomed participants not only from the Czech Republic, but also from Austria, Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and Spain .

The event was organized with significant help of:

Governor of South Moravian Region JUDr. Bohumil Šimek
Woods of Czech Republic, s.p.

On behalf of the participants, the organizing committee will donate financial support to the following:
- CZ Foundation of police officers and firefighters – 7500 CZK (approx. 300 EUR)
- CZ Military Solidarity Fund – 7500 CZK (approx. 300 EUR)
- Help for Kosa – 2969 CZK (approx. 119 EUR)

After passing the finish line, the participants picked up the well-deserved decrees or diplomas and medals. The representatives of the three biggest groups were awarded with trophies. The fist place was taken by „VŠMT“, second place was taken by „Univerzity of Defence“ and third place was taken by „Pěšáci JH“.

This year is the last year when we do display final times of 40 km route.
First 15 in duty clothes and first 15 in sport clothes.

Interesting facts:
The youngest participant was 4 months old Eliška. The oldes participant was Mr. Zbigniew, born in 1938.