10th ‘Bovec Run’ 2011
Bovec (Slovenia), Sunday 1 May 2011
The Bovški tek is held in the beautiful Soča River Valley in the Julian Alps in Slovenia. The event offers various trail races up to 10km long. The start and the finish are on the grassy airfield of the ski and holiday resort of Bovec.
The hard-fought children's races (pictured) take place on the airfield.
Participants in the very flat 3.2km race run one loop on grass trails around the airfield.
The 10km race, which attracted around 150 runners last year, is the most popular distance. The route is very challenging as it takes the runners down to the River Soča which flows around 100 metres below the airfield.
Most of the route is on trails. Approximately 700 metres are on roads.
In 2010, the 10k winners were Marko Vojska (35:49) and Sergeja Lipušček (42:50).
Venue (Map): Bovec (Villach 59km, Udine 64km, Ljubljana 130km)
Date: 1 May 2011 (Sunday)
Race distance: 10km; 3.2km; children 300m/500m/1000m/1500m
Start time: 10.00 (children); 11.00 (guided two-hour walk); 12.30 (10km; 3.2km)
Start and finish: on the airfield (ca. 700 metres to the south of the town centre of Bovec)
Entries: on the day at the start (until 12.15; children until 9.45)
Entry fees: 10 euros (10km); 8 euros (3.2km; guided walk); 2 euros (children)
You get: a souvenir gift; a warm meal after the race; entry into the prize raffle
Prizes (10km): trophies to the first 3 M/F; medals to the first 3 in each category; 150 euros prize money for a new course record
Prizes (3.2km): trophies to the first M/F; medals to the first 3 in each category
Prizes (children): medals and product prizes to the first 3 in each category
Award ceremony: ca. one hour after the race
Number of finishers 2010: 147 (10km), 51 (3.2km), 145 children, 42 walkers
Event website (in Slovene): www.tekaskodrustvobovec.si
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