14. Sljemenski maraton 2013
Zagreb (Croatia), Sunday 14 July 2013
The Sljemenski maraton is a mountain running event in Croatia's capital Zagreb.
Entrants can choose between the 4km run, the 14km race, or the 42.2km marathon, with the option to run the marathon as a relay team of three runners. One member of each team must be of the opposite sex.
All races begin and end at the radio transmission tower on top of Sljeme (1035m), the highest peak of Mount Medvednica which rises to the north of the city.
You can get to Sljeme by car or public bus from Zagreb.
The route is a 14km loop on woodland trails. The first half is downhill, the second half uphill. Each lap includes 383 metres of descent and 383 metres of ascent!
Over 300 runners from six countries took part in the event last year. The fastest marathon finishers were Goran Murić (3:22:54) and Veronika Jurišić (3:45:08).
Venue (Map): Sljeme (Zagreb city centre 16km, Ljubljana 150km, Graz 180km, Trieste 238km)
Date: 14 July 2013 (Sunday)
Race distance: 4km; 14km; 42.2km; 42.2km relay (3x14km; mixed teams only)
Start time: 10.30
Start and finish: at the radio transmission tower on the summit of Sljeme
Entries: online; late entries on the day
Entry fees (4km): 40 HRK
Entry fees (14km): 100 HRK (until 1 July 2013); 120 HRK (until 14 July 2013)
Entry fees (42km): 120 HRK (until 1 July 2013); 150 HRK (until 14 July 2013)
Entry fees (relay teams): 300 HRK (until 1 July 2013); 360 HRK (until 14 July 2013)
Exchange rate (June 2013): 100 HRK = ca. 13.36 EUR; 120 HRK = ca. 16 EUR; 150 HRK = ca. 20 EUR
Race centre: at the start
You get (14km, 42km, relay): T-shirt, lunch after the race, entry into the post-race prize drawing; medal to all marathon finishers
Prizes: trophies and medals
Number of finishers 2012: 24 (5km), 153 (14km), 58 (42km), 25 relay teams
Event website (in Croatian): Atletski klub Sljeme
No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page.