2. Kassa/KOŠICE -Miskolc Ultramarathon 2019 – Route

From the Start located on the corner of the Square of Saint Elisabeth Cathedral turn to Rooseveltova Street, go through on it, then first turn on the right, afterward at the twice for two lanescrossroadsturn on the left. Leave the downtownto the east on Palackého, after the rail underpass and the petrol station turn to the right.Turning off the overpass cross the road and proceed on the bike path on the bank of Hernád river. From this point (1,6 km far from the Start) the route runs only on passenger and bike facilities. Continue on the bike path and go over 4 km beside the river, after entering the housing estate follow the bike pathleading on the sidewalks first turning on the right, then turning on the left. The bike path returns to the bank of Hernád, continue till the first relay. After the relay (8,2 km) turn to the gravelly dirt road (fishing road) beside the river, where the width and quality is good enough for dynamic running. Along on this section the track is changing and winding, but easy to follow, just stay along the river bank on the wider, more trodden and signedpath.

Soon the track leaves the suburban settlements of Kosice, after wide meadows and fields torn to the left reaches beside an agricultural building and reach a wooden bridge. Cross the river and enter NíznaMiisla, where the second relay is located. (8,0km/16,2km) In the village the track runs on asphalt road again. With a sharp right turn reach the public road connecting the villages of the area. Continue on the road and pass through Zdana and TrstenépriHornáde. After leaving the village cross over the border, then on an uphill track enter Kéked. (relay, 11,8km/ 28km) After the relay a sharp turn to the right and go upwards on the public road Nr. 3719. running through Hegyalja. Climbing up to the western part of the Zemplén Mountains reach first Abaújvár, then Zsujta. Stay on the same road, then with S curves to the left climb the hills just before Gönc. Entering the town turn to the right and follow the highway leading to Mád till the next relay. (12,5km /40,5km) From this relay continue on the road to the south and pass through first Göncruszka, then Vilmány and arrive to Vizsoly. The relay is located in the parking place of the showroom of Vizsoly Bible. (11,2km/51,7km) Stay on the same road and continue towards Abaújszántó. Castle of Boldogkőváralja appears on the left side, then the track arrives to Abaújkér. Go straight and continue on the main road Nr. 39 and reach the relay located in the center of Abaújszántó. (13,2km/64,9km)

At the south end of the village leave the main road Nr. 39 and continue to the right towards Pere and Halmaj. After a roundabout leave the town and continue on a long and straight uphill for kilometres. Reaching the top of the hill enter the village of Felsődobsza, then go down to the village on a steep and winding road. Turn to the left, then the track continues parallel to the Hernád river and reaches Hernádkércs, where the next relay is located. (12,9km/77,8km) Soon turn tothe right towards Halmaj, cross the Hernád river, then passing by the edge of Kiskinizs arrive to Halmaj. In Halmaj cross the line of the railway, then on the outskirts of the village continue onthe bike path that leads to the main road Nr. 3. Turn to the left and stay on the bike path. Pass through Aszaló, then in Szikszó at the hospital turn to the right, to Petőfi Sándor Street. Continue on Petőfi Street, turn to the left and reach the relay located at the center of the town. (13km/90,8km) After a sharp turn tothe right continue on the road leaving the town tothe north. At the distillery turn to the left to a crushed stone road. Continue long ahead, then uphill on a dirt road go towards a geodetic tower. Climb up on the hill on the edge of the forest, then go down on dirt roads with left-right, left-right direction changes on grove, ploughing, farmlands (signed track). Soon reach a fragmented asphalt road, then turn to the right and go down to Sajóvámos, where the next relay is located. (9,8km/100,6km)After the relay cross a public road, then leave the village tothe west, towards Szirmabesenyő. Pass through the bridge over Sajó river, then by reaching the houses turn to the left and continue on the flood control dam. The track leads on a good quality road and goes around the town, then passes by the airport of Miskolc. Continue on the dam, then leave it with a sharp turn to the right. On a public road first cross Zsigmondy Street then on the Besenyői Street turn to the left. Cross under the overpass and pass through ahead the blocks of flats on the sidewalk, then turn to the right on Bajcsy-Zsilinszky Street. Go ahead parallel to the tram, cross two crossroads, then continue on Széchenyi Street (pedestrian street), after two more crossroads arrive to the Finish at Városház Square. (12,8km/113,4km)

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