Ljubljana (Slovenia), Saturday 6 May 2017

Tek trojk, Ljubljana, Slovenia - a team of three runners dashes through the Old Town of Ljubljana, Slovenia (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

With approximately 6,000 participants in three races, the Tek trojk ("Troika Run") in Ljubljana is one of Slovenia's most popular running events.

It forms part of the annual celebrations that commemorate the liberation of Ljubljana at the end of World War Two.

 

Race distance Start time Number of teams 2016
3km (school children)
9.10 344
12.5km 9.00 1,335
29km
9.30 223

 

Participants must form a team of three runners (male, female or mixed). All three team members must run the full distance, and all three must cross the finish line together. It is not possible to run as an individual without a team!

 

Tek trojk, Ljubljana, Slovenia - Around 2,000 teams of three runners take part in the event every year (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

Starting in Ljubljana's beautiful historic centre, both the 12.5km and the 29km routes are single-loop courses that take the runners through the eastern part of the city and across the densely-wooded Golovec hill.

Some portions of the course are on gravel roads or trails.

 

Tek trojk - Troika Run - a team running event in Ljubljana, Slovenia (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

Race report and photos: 2011, 2009

 

Country: Slovenia

Venue (Map): Ljubljana (Trieste 94km, Zagreb 138km, Graz 195km, Venice 244km)

Date: 6 May 2017 (Saturday)

Start (3km): at 9.10 at Gostilna Livada, Hladnikova cesta 15

Start (12.5km): at 9.00 on Stritarjeva ulica

Start (29km): at 9.30 on Stritarjeva ulica

Finish (all races): on Kongresni trg (Congress Square)

Race centre: on Trg Republike (Republic Square)

  • Thursday 4 May and Friday 5 May 2017: 13.00-19.00
  • on the day: 7.00-9.30

Entries: online (up to 20 April 2017)

Entry fees: No entry fees!

Timekeeping (each runner must have a chip): ChampionChip — use your own chip or buy a single-use chip (€ 3 per person); children do not have to pay for the chip

You get: T-shirt

Changing facilities, showers, bag storage: yes

Prizes: to the first three teams (male, female and mixed)

Award ceremony: at 11.30 on Kongresni trg (Congress Square)

Event website (in Slovene and English):

Tek trojk - Event website: Pot ob žici (www.pohod.si)

 

No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.