IAU 50 KM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS COURSE
The START and the FINISH of the competition are in front of ARO Hotel in Brasov city.
The course is traffic-free and it will lead the runners through the city of Brasov. The course consists of 100 % asphalt pavement.
The 1st lap will be 5 km long and the 2nd to 6th lap will be 9 km long each.
The laps will be counted and registered in the start-finish area and at the turning point of the 9km loop.
The intermediate time lists will be after 5km, and every 9 km after that (14, 23, 32, 41, 50km). Team intermediate results will be posted 30 minutes after individual results.
The course is officially measured by an A grade IAAF measurer and all records will therefore be recognized by EA, IAU and IAAF.
Profile of the course:
Start and finish at: 583 meter
Highest point: 604 meters
Lowest point: 569 meters
5km loop: Livada Poștei – Brașov Prefecture – Sică Alexandrescu Theatre – Patria Hall – CFR Hospital – Brașov County Court – Hidromecanica – Wooden Church – the Civic Centre – “Trei Alimentare” Crossing – Zizinului street.
9km loop: Livada Poștei – Brașov Prefecture – Sică Alexandrescu Theatre – Patria Hall – CFR Hospital – Brașov County Court – Hidromecanica – Wooden Church – the Civic Centre – “Trei Alimentare” Crossing – Bulevardul 15 Noiembrie – Astra Hospital – County hospital roundabout – Calea Bucureşti street – “Poienelor” roundabout
The Map of the course
The map of the 5km loop
Elevation profile of the 5km Loop
Highest point: 584 metres
Lowest point: 569 metres
Total elevation gain: 24 metres
The map of the 9km Loop
Elevation Profile of the 9km Loop
Highest point: 569 metres
Lowest point: 604 metres
Total elevation gain: 50 metres
Course of the race