14th "Half Marathon Jaska" 2012

Jastrebarsko (Croatia), Sunday 20 May 2012

Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje, Croatia (Copyright © 2012 runinternational.eu)


The Polumaraton Jaska ("Half Marathon Jaska") is held on a very scenic and very hilly rural course in Croatia. Start and finish are in the town of Jastrebarsko (also called "Jaska"), located approximately 40 kilometres south-west of Zagreb.

Participants run up and down the lower slopes of the lovely Žumberak-Samobor Hills (Žumberak-Samoborsko gorje). The first half of the course is mostly uphill and the second half downhill but there are several short steep climbs in between.

The race is entirely on asphalt roads.

Last year, the fastest half marathon finishers were Đuro Komlenović (1:21:02) and Marija Vrajić (1:37:16).


Country: Croatia

Venue (Map): Jastrebarsko (38km from Zagreb, 136km from Ljubljana, 207km from Graz, 208km from Trieste)

Date: 20 May 2012 (Sunday)

Race distance: 21.1km; 5km; children 1km/2km

Start time: 9.00-9.15 (children); 10.00 (21km, 5km)

Start and finish: Strossmayerov trg (Strossmayer Square, in the town centre of Jastrebarsko)

Entries: on the day only

Entry fees (21km): 80 HRK (ca. 11 EUR)

Entry fees (5km): 50 HRK (ca. 7 EUR)

Entry fees (children): no entry fees

Race centre: at the start (on the day 8.00-10.00)

You get (21km): T-shirt, medal, lunch after the race; entry into the post-race prize drawing

You get (5km): T-shirt, lunch after the race

Prizes (21km): trophies and paintings to the first 3 M/F; medals to the first 3 in each category

Prizes (5km): trophies to the first 3 M/F; medals to the first 3 in each category

Showers and changing facilities: at NK Jaska

Award ceremony: 9.30 (children), 10.45 (5km), 13.00 (21km)

Number of finishers 2011: 124 (21km), 60 (5km)

Event website (in Croatian): www.akjastreb99.hr


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