8th ‘Cross Races in the Bilje Hills’ 2013

Vrtojba (Slovenia), Sunday 15 December 2013

Kros Vrtojba, Primorska, Slovenia (Copyright © 2010 filipides.net)


The Krosi Biljenski griči is the first in a series of four cross-country running events in Slovenia's Mediterranean Primorska region.

Held in the lovely vineyards of the Bilje Hills on the Slovenia-Italy border, the event gives runners of all ages the opportunity to test their shape and build up stamina for the coming running season.

The race distance you run depends on your age category:

  • 300m-2km: children
  • 4km: juniors (1998-1995)
  • 6km: men (1968 and older); women (1994 and older)
  • 8km: men (1994-1969)

All routes are very hilly on grass and trails.


Country: Slovenia

Venue (Map): Vrtojba (4km from Gorizia, 43km from Udine, 46km from Trieste, 103km from Ljubljana)

Date: 15 December 2013 (Sunday)

Start time: 11.00-11.40 (children); 12.00 (4km); 12.25 (6km); 13.10 (8km)

Start and finish: near the Primary School Vrtojba

Entries: on the day (from 10.00) in the Primary School Vrtojba (Osnovna Šola Vrtojba)

Entry fees: € 5 (€ 2 for children and juniors)

You get: tea, fruit, biscuits, sweets

Prizes: medals and product prizes to the first 3 in each category

Number of finishers 2012: 96

Event website (in Slovene): filipides.net


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