Winter Chudy Wawrzyniec 2022 – registration has started!
Chudy Wawrzyniec is one of the oldest ultramarathons in Poland, held on the trails of Beskid Żywiecki. The tenth edition of the event was held in August. On January 22, 2022, the organizers propose to check out the winter version of the Skinny. Registration has started!
Piotr Książkiewicz, competition organizer:
We hope that the pandemic will not thwart our plans and in 4 months we will meet in the Beskids for the winter edition of Chudy. We have set a beautiful, nearly 20-kilometer loop, with a run up to Pilsko, which in its winter version will certainly be quite a challenge for participants.
Chudy Wawrzyniec in winter gloves
19,2 km – this is exactly the distance of the winter edition of Chudy Wawrzyniec. The start and finish line of the run will be organized in Sopotnia Wielka, which is famous for the most beautiful sky in Poland.
Justyna Grzywaczewska, dealing with the promotion of running, explains:
The small village has had a dark sky protection area since 2011, which means m. in. Upgrading street lighting to one that keeps the light from scattering upwards and sideways. Thanks to this, you can observe the wonderful sky in Sopotnia Wielka.
The route of the Winter Chudy Lawrence leads through Rysianka, Trzy Kopce and Pilsko (1534m n.p.m.), and the elevation is +1250m. In an alternative version (in case of dire weather conditions), the competitors bypassed the second-highest peak of Beskid Żywiecki. The distance will then be 17.5 km, with an elevation gain of +1070 m.
The entry fee for the 1st deadline is PLN 149.90. It is worth to hurry up with the registration, because the limit of places is only 250 people.