Sunday 27 October 2019

Ljubljana Marathon, Slovenia - runners on Dunajska cesta (Copyright © 2009 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)

 

Just about every runner in Slovenia appears to be on the streets of Ljubljana for the annual Ljubljanski maraton.

Held over a weekend in late October, the event has grown considerably over the years and now attracts a crowd of well over 20,000 athletes of all ages — an enormous number for a city of 290,000 residents.

The children's races and the fun run take place on Saturday, followed by the 10k race starting on Sunday morning at 8.30am and the half and the full marathon at 10.30am.

All race courses are AIMS/IAAF-certified and mainly-flat single-loop routes that begin and end in the city centre.

The 10k takes the runners to the northern part of Ljubljana.

Participants in the half marathon run through the northern and western portions of the city.

The marathon route also visits southern and eastern districts, with the final stretch of the route running through Ljubljana's very beautiful historic city core.

The routes of the half and the full marathon split shortly before the 21km mark.

 

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  • 27 October 2019 (Sunday)

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