31st St Martin's Run Izola 2011

Izola (Slovenia), Sunday 6 November 2011

Martinov tek, Izola, Slovenia (Copyright © 2011 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The Martinov tek follows a hilly and scenic 10.9km multi-terrain route around the old fishing town of Izola on the Adriatic coast.

The start and the finish are on the grassy San Simon Beach (Plaža San Simon), which is situated about 1.5km to the west of Izola's old town.

Participants run along the waterfront promenade, and on bike paths, trails, and roads.

They run through vineyards and olive groves, along the disused "Parenzana" railway track, through an old railway tunnel, and past a fish factory, the old fishing harbour and the modern marina.

The race is held annually close to the feast day of St Martin (November 11), which is celebrated in Slovenia as the day when grape juice traditionally turns to wine.

Around 200 runners took part in last year's race. The top finishers were Boštjan Hrovat (36:59) and Mateja Šušteršič (44:45).


Race report and photos: 30. Martinov tek Izola 2010


Country: Slovenia

Venue (Map): Izola (Koper 9km, Trieste 29km, Ljubljana 111km)

Date: 6 November 2011 (Sunday)

Race distance: 10.9km

Start time: 11.00

Start and finish: Plaža San Simon ("San Simon Beach"), Simonov zaliv ("Simon's Bay")

Entries: on the day at the start (8.00-10.30)

Entry fees: 12 euros

You get: a souvenir gift, a meal, tea, wine, entry into the post-race prize-drawing

Prizes: (?)

Award ceremony: soon after the race

Number of finishers 2010: 190

Event details (in Slovene): center-izola.si


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