New, Formula One-like team marathon race launched in Prague

Sports events and athlete management company RunCzech's head Carlo Capalbo (right) congratulates Kenya's Peres Jepchirchir after she broke the world half marathon record at a special event organised by RunCzech in Prague on September 5, 2020. 

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What you need to know:

  • The Czech Republic claims ownership to Pilsner-styled beer, which they say was first brewed in the Czech city of Plzen in 1842.
  • The brewery run was crafted at the home of Pilsner - the Pilsen Brewery - with its historical cellars part of the course.

When Covid-19 tossed sports to the back-burner, innovation was triggered and athletes, along with sports organisers, conjured up unique ways to stay afloat.


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