Press Release 080/2014

Finish on the New Tartan Track

KIT Championship: 10 km Race from Campus North to the Newly Opened Stadium on Campus South – Also External Runners and Walkers Can also Participate
The 10 km race on Sunday, June 29, 2014 goes from KIT Campus North to the newly opened stadium on Campus South. (Photo: Hochschulsport, KIT)

The second KIT championship race will start on Sunday, June 29, 2014, 9.30 hrs, at the entrance of KIT Campus North, Eggen-stein-Leopoldshafen. The 10 km track continues through the Hardtwald forest and ends at the KIT stadium on Campus South, Hagsfelder Allee. On this day, the stadium will be re-opened officially and the new tartan track will be presented to the public.




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le, 16.06.2014


Monika Landgraf
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