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May 9th, 2011

avast! TEAM in the Prague International Marathon

avast! Running Team (L-R: Martin Zima, Jitka Spackova, Milos Korenko, Kristyna Salatova)


According to the Prague International Marathon (PIM) website, “If you like discovering the undiscovered, running alongside a river and meandering through the heart of a medieval capital city, then the Volkswagen Prague Marathon is for you.”

Several AVAST Software team members apparently like those sorts of things enough that they ran 42km in the 2011 Volkswagen Prague Marathon, which began and ended at Prague’s historic Old Town Square on May 8, 2011.


The first Prague International Marathon (in 1995) included fewer than 1,000 runners. By 2010, about 8,000 participated. Ranked seventh fastest in 2010, it has been voted one of the top 10 marathons worldwide.

Since inception, PIM races have been sponsored by Volkswagen, Mattoni, adidas, and others, and the races have drawn a list of athletes that includes Haile Gebrselassie, Stefano Baldini, Paul Tergat, Moses Tanui, and Antonio Pinto.

And now to that impressive list of athletes we can add Martin Zima, Jitka Spackova, Kristyna Salatova, and Milos Korenko… the avast! Running Team 2011. :)

  1. Milos Korenko
    May 9th, 2011 at 17:07 | #1

    i was there! ;o) next time i need to run the whole thing. and hopefully survive!

  2. May 9th, 2011 at 17:09 | #2

    @Milos Korenko
    Wait, boss… you mean you didn’t FINISH??? Thanks, I’ll use that on my next project. :D

  3. Milos Korenko
    May 9th, 2011 at 17:11 | #3

    Btw. Prague is a beautifull city and the marathon is now again run accross the ancient Charles bridge. All avast! users, fans, and evangelists… if you would like to come next May 2012 and participate we would of course make sure you do get en extra treatment and one of those very fancy avast! t-shirts ;o)

  4. May 9th, 2011 at 18:27 | #4

    i like this T-Shirt can i …..

  5. Rednose
    May 9th, 2011 at 22:20 | #5


    Why didn’t you finish ? I have given you some good training tips during the Evangelists Meeting in Prague. Godverdomme ;D

    Cheers, Erik.

  6. Milos Korenko
    May 10th, 2011 at 09:11 | #6

    @amit guruji
    Sign up for the next year Prague marathon and we will give you one ;o)

  7. Milos Korenko
    May 10th, 2011 at 09:14 | #7

    Well I did finish it but only the Relay ;o) The training tips were excellent but now I need some tips how to get rid of 12 kilos! (without giving up my love for chocholate!)

  8. May 10th, 2011 at 15:38 | #8

    Cheromei smashes women’s Prague Marathon course record:

  9. 12-es_csaj
    May 10th, 2011 at 17:54 | #9

    It’s nice to see that there is a company that pays attention to its employees health and relax. ;)

    @Milos Korenko
    I love chocolate, too.

    Since this marathon is international, maybe (MAYBE) I will go once in the future. I’m not far away from your country and it’s capital.

  10. Tech
    May 11th, 2011 at 00:30 | #10

    I wish I were there!

  11. May 16th, 2011 at 10:05 | #11

    Rednose :
    Why didn’t you finish ? I have given you some good training tips during the Evangelists Meeting in Prague. Godverdomme ;D
    Cheers, Erik.


    I think Milos only want to see how strong his competitor to reach the goal, and then in the next year at least he already how weak his competitor…


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