Brčko (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Saturday 24 June 2017

Vidovdan Road Race, Brčko, Bosnia and Herzegovina (Photo by courtesy of Vidovdanska trka)

 

The Vidovdanska trka (Vidovdan Road Race) is a top-class 10k race that has drawn a large number of elite athletes from all over the world to the town of Brčko, a multi-ethnic university town of about 43,000 people in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Last year, Victor Ketienya of Kenya (28min 50sec) and Atsede Besuye of Ethiopia (33min 14sec) led a field of 108 runners from nine countries across the finish line.

But you don't need to be a top runner to take part in the race. Entries are open to all runners aged 15 years or over. The time limit to complete the course is 90 minutes.

The route is a single loop that takes the runners through the town centre, then out and back to the River Sava (which forms the border with Croatia) and finally through residential and green areas in the southern part of Brčko.

In addition to the 10k race, the event offers a 2k charity run and a number of children's races which are hugely popular with the kids.

The Vidovdanska trka is held every year around Vidovdan, the feast day of Saint Vitus, celebrated by the Serbian Orthodox Church on 28 June.

 

Vidovdan Road Race, Brčko, Bosnia and Herzegovina - children's race (Photo by courtesy of Vidovdanska trka)

 

Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Venue (Map): Brčko (Belgrade 157km, Sarajevo 171km, Pécs 193km, Zagreb 282km)

Date: 24 June 2017 (Saturday)

Start time:

  • 16.40-18.20: 10m-50m-100m-200m-400m (children's races)
  • 18.55: 10km
  • 19.00: 2km charity run

Start and finish: at the Veliki Park in Brčko

Entries: online with payment by bank transfer

Entry fees (10km):

  • € 15 (up to 10 June 2017)
  • € 20 (up to 24 June 2017)

Entry fees (2km):

  • € 10 (entries at the SPORTEXPO)

Timekeeping: chip timing (included in the entry fees)

You get (10km): T-shirt, backpack, finisher medal, certificate, drinks

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Prizes (10km): prize money to the first 20 men and 20 women

Number of finishers 2016: 77 men and 31 women (10km)

Event website:

Vidovdanska trka - Vidovdan Road Race - Event website: www.vidovdanskatrka.org

 

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