20th Ptuj Half Marathon 2011
Ptuj (Slovenia), Sunday 4 September 2011
The Ptujski mali maraton comprises a half marathon, a 6km run, and children's races. Staged in one of Slovenia's oldest and most attractive towns, the event draws over 300 runners annually.
Ptuj is situated on the River Drava at the foot of wine-producing hills in eastern Slovenia.
All races start and finish at the thermal spa of "Terme Ptuj" on the southern bank of the Drava. The medieval old town is across the river on the northern bank.
At first, competitors run a loop of approximately 5.5 kilometres. The 6K runners run home to the finish whereas half marathoners run an out-and-back section along the river, followed by another 5.5K loop. The route is very mildly undulating.
After the race participants get a meal and free entry to the spa's outdoor pools.
Last year's half marathon winners were Danijel Katalenić (1:13:31) and Jana Strahinič (1:29:02).
Venue (Map) Ptuj (28km from Maribor, 93km from Zagreb, 100km from Graz, 130km from Ljubljana)
Date: 4 September 2011 (Sunday)
Race distance: 21.1km; 6km; children 400-1200m
Start time: 9.30 (children), 10.00 (21km and 6km)
Start and finish: Terme Ptuj
Entries: online (until 31 Aug 2011), payment by bank transfer; late entries on the day
Entry fees (21km, 6km): 10 euros (until 31 Aug 2011), 15 euros (until 4 Sep 2011); no entry fees for children
Race centre: at the amphitheatre of Terme Ptuj (on the day 7.30-9.00)
You get: a meal after the race; free entry to the outdoor pools of Terme Ptuj
Prizes: trophies to the first 3 M/F (21km and 6km)
Number of finishers 2010: 124 (21km), 138 (6km), 36 children
Event website (in English and Slovene): www.tkm-ptuj.si
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