Amazing 5 years are behind us. 5 years of growing as a crew, growing as a 442 family member, and growing as a part of the BTG movement.
After these 5 years, we can say that what will always keep us going are fresh ideas.
Constantly setting new goals keeps us working.
Achieving them motivates us, failing motivates us even more. Hopefully, it has inspired many others to move, too.
This year’s BTG event will be different than the previous two.
No official race to gather around. Instead, we invite you to BURT’s annual Belgrade Midnight Run, where the traffic won’t be stopped, but we WILL take the streets over.
We’ll go out in the middle of the night, flood the streets, discover new routes, fly over the crossroads, maybe hit a dead-end, maybe find a shortcut. The magic of the night and the freedom of running will give everyone their own, unique experience of the city we love the most… Don’t be a fool to miss this.
We started as a group of three runners and three others (as we called the three of us who were non-runners), and all six of us were better at organizing parties, cheering events, photo shootings than running long distances. We liked making jokes about us as runners.. Our favorite one: Our PB at 5k was 2k.. It was a joke, but it was true.
We became family before we became runners, and our moto stayed till this day:
Social power of running is always above any athletic result or health benefit.
Of course, over the past 5 years we became more serious about running. Our crew is proud of numerous achievements: tens of podiums, hundreds of marathons, ultra-marathons, BQ’s, ironman, triathlons..
Burt has brought recreational running culture in Belgrade to the next level through running:
-442 Relay- unofficial 442 km relay, from Belgrade to Zagreb, together with our ZR family(pa link filma)
-TSP 4.0 (link filma)relay 550 km relay from Los Angeles to Las Vegas as a part of 442 Snakes (Zagreb Runners + Red Snakes Milano + BURT)
-TSP 5.0(link filma kada bude) this time the team consisted of our members only.
Since our first day we took the BTG course. BTG movement has always inspired us to share positive energy and bring great ideas to the society we live in. Numerous actions and events have been organized by our crew to help the ones in need throughout our city.
Two BTG events in 2016 and 2017 brought shine to Belgrade’s largest race, and we, as the hosts to hundreds of foreign runners, made sure to give our contribution in changing the image of our country. This is the biggest success of our team.
The third Burt’s BTG event is approaching (July 2019), and we are ready to show something completely new.
It’s been said already by many of our guests-Belgrade never disappoints.
The bar is set high, but we are super pumped too.
BURT, along with Zagreb runners is one of the founders of 442 crew. The 442 crew is also a part of the global Bridge the gap movement, consisting of the Belgrade Urban Running Team from Serbia and Zagreb runners from Croatia, which aims not only to raise awareness about the importance of sport and recreation for health and well‐being, but also to cross and question the national borders, fight against nationalism and xenophobia and nurture friendship by running.
More about our projects here