March Informations – Kudrna goes around Brno

Registration, start and finish of marches

Social Centre (Společenské centrum) Brno Bystrc, Odbojářská street 2, again. Public transportation (beware of change): Transport from the main railway station by tram No. 10 direction Ečerova (boarding station at GRAND to the right of the railway station). Exit station is „Zoologická zahrada“, than by foot about 600 m up the hill along the Odbojářská street.

GPS [WGS84]: 49°13.384' N, 16°31.787' E  Map

Attention – measures against the spread of Covid 19

Dear tourists, due to the security measures around the coronavirus pandemic, we finally decided to organize the march „Kudrna goes around Brno 2021“, but to a limited extent, just like last year.

Koronavirus – Royalty free by VectorStockWe will not provide breakfast, accommodation in the gym and refreshments at check-points will be possible only in your own cup. There will also be no Saturday dance party.

According to the current instructions of the Czech government, we can also tighten the measures. We can limit the number of participants or, in the worst case, cancel this event.

We ask the participants of the march to observe the extraordinary measures of the our Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, face masks or respirators will be mandatory in all indoor premises of buildings in the Czech Republic. Respirator FFP2 are also mandatory in public transport.

Each participant must have a certificate of vaccination against Covid or a test or disease history, proving them with an "EU Covid passport" or a mobile application.

Follow this site, we will publish current information here. If necessary, we will send you an e-mail.

Website of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic – Covid-19 epidemic in the Czech Republic

Starting fee, service prices

Two-day march Kudrna goes around Brno
(medal and appreciations IML + IVV)

Two-day march is including in serial IML (International Marching League) and IVV. For obtain an IML awards necessary to complete any route at least 20 km/day (walkers older than 70 years or children up to 10 years + adult accompaniment or disabled walkers as well as their compagnions must complete every day of the event – at least 10 km/day).
Starting fee per two days (Saturday + Sunday):

Two day march with medal (IML)

  application and payment *) before September 15th 2022

425 CZK / 2 days

  later or during registration at the start in Brno

475 CZK / 2 days

*) Because bank charges for international transfers are too high, pre-registered foreign participants pays directly at the start in Brno no extra charge. The application must be completed and submitted before September 15th 2022.

Children pay the full price. If you do not require a medal and an IML stamp for the child, register them for two „one-day marches“ – Saturday and Sunday (see below).
Discounts are available only for members of the KČT/KST (Czech or Slovak Tourist Club).

The price includes the payment for starting card, color maps and descriptions of routes, non-alcoholic drinks and sweet (tatranka) on routes, diploma, medal, stamps into IVV and IML cards and awards of march.

One-day participation in march Kudrna goes around Brno (appreciation only IVV)

One day march is including in serial IVV, random walks.
Price does not include medal, it is not possible or purchased.
You can register:
     for one „one-day march“ on Saturday or on Sunday
     for two „one-day march“ on Saturday and Sunday
This variant „two one-day march“ is cheaper than a two-day march IML, but you do not qualify to IML stamp and medal.

Starting fee per every day:

One day march without medal (IVV)

  application and payment *) before September 15th 2022

50 CZK / 1 day

  later or during registration at the start in Brno

60 CZK / 1 day

*) Because bank charges for international transfers are too high, pre-registered foreign participants pays directly at the start in Brno no extra charge. The application must be completed and submitted before September 15th 2022, otherwise you will pay a higher price.

Children under 10 years have a 50% discount
Discounts are available only for members of the KČT/KST (Czech or Slovak Tourist Club).

The price includes the starting card, color map and description of the route, non-alcoholic drinks and sweet (tatranka) on routes, stamp into the IVV card and diploma. Without medal.



Saturday's FAMILY HIKING TRAIL – 6,5 km (free of charge)

The route goes through „Komín“ to „Medlánky Airport“, where the children prepared a variety of interesting and funny games.
Does not sign-up for this event in advance.
The starting card, map and description of the route, drinks on routes – for parents with children free.

Sunday's WANDERING WITH BABY-CARRIAGE – 6–10 km (free of charge)

The trail leads through the „Údolí oddechu“ to checkpoint at the „Vrbovec pond“, after completing the circuit back to checkpoint and back to Bystrc. The route goes down to 6 kilometers (return directly from the checkpoint at Vrbovec). At the route through the valley is a playground for children with various attractions.
Does not sign-up for this event in advance.
The starting card, map and description of the route, drinks on routes – for parents with children free.

HUMOROUS WHEEL-LUBRICATING MARCH – 12 km (appreciation/stamp IVV) – free of charge

The march goes on Friday afternoon. Finish at Špilberk Castle in the center of Brno.
Free of charge!!
Organizer of this march is The Department KČT Kudrna. Details here

Obtain „IML & IVV – CUP“

The goal of mutual cooperation between IML and IVV is to create new global tourism activities. For this reason, a joint competition „IML & IVV - CUP“ was created by these organizations. In 2021, our march is again included in this competition.

IML & IVV Cup Rules – 2016
More info:  www.ivv-web.org/the-ivv/IVV--IML-CupEN.html

Possibility of winning a medal and stamps

March medal is granted only after completing a two-day march KUDRNA GOES AROUND BRNO with entry fees 425 CZK – the length of the march does not matter.

1) To obtain a stamp in their passport IML is necessary participation in the march on Saturday and on Sundays; every day march at least 20 km (participants older than 70 years or children up to 10 years + adult accompaniment – at least 10 km per day).

2) Get medal is possible also without competing in the IML. The conditions are the same, but in this case not required minimum length of the route.

3) Medal cannot be obtained by other means!!!

IVV stamp you get after completing every-day march (or Humorous Wheel-lubricating March). In addition to the IML stamp so you have to get three IVV stamps.

Medal for two-days walks Kudrna goes around Brno (IML)

IML walkers completing „Two-day march with medal“ will be awarded a medals. Theme medal every year upgrades.

Attention

Walks will take place in all weather conditions. Each participant will walk at his or her own risk. We strongly recommend you to have your own travel insurance. Accident insurance, which KČT arranged in cooperation with the Czech Olympic Committee with the VZP insurance company (www.kct.cz/pojisteni), applies to all participants in the march. For the longest routes, it is advisable to undergo a medical examination in advance. We recommend you to have a medical check-up for long distance walks of as well.

All the IML and IVV walks use marking system according to the Czech law and guaranteed by KČT. It is important to pay special attention to this system. You can learn more about this subject on this web sites:
www.iml-czech.com/en/znac.php.

Registration to march

Please log in preferably via the on-line application form.

Possibly you can print and fulfill the application form from paper invitation and than you can send it to our address KČT, the Mapa Brno Department, Kamechy 14, CZ-63500 Brno, Czech Republic or by e-mail application@iml-czech.com.

Registration for the walking for families with children in advance is not possible.

We will change the name of the participant free of charge.

Groups

Each participant must fill in his own application form. Please priority use an on-line application form on our web or copy the application form from this invitation if needed. Groups of 10 or more people can send a list of participants indicating the necessary data. The application form at Excel is possible to download from our web pages. Filled form please send to address application@iml-czech.com.

The payment  for more applicants (a group or a family) should be made together. In this case, the group leader should send all the applications together with the single common confirmation of payment. The leader of a group of 30 and more participants can take part of the rambles free of charge.

Payment (possible only in Czech Crowns!)

Participants from abroad pay in cash in Brno at registration without penalty.

Payment possible only in cash in Czech Crowns! You can use ATM in Brno Bystrc (recommended) or exchange-offices in Brno city.

Payment by credit card (VISA, MasterCard,...) or PayPal (and similar) not yet possible.