14th Saint Nicholas Race 2014

Terme Snovik (Slovenia), Saturday 6 December 2014

Miklavžev tek, finish at Sv. Miklavž, Slovenia (Copyright © 2013 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The Miklavžev tek (Saint Nicholas Race) is an atmospheric running event, held annually in early December in the foothills of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps in Slovenia.

Participants run 5.36km of an uphill route which includes about 300m of ascent. The 1.41km children's race features 90m of elevation gain.

Starting at the thermal spa of Terme Snovik, the route runs on a mix of asphalt roads and trails up to the finish line at the church of Sveti Miklavž (Saint Nicholas) which stands at about 750m above sea level on top of a wooded hill.

After the race, participants get free entry to the thermal pools of Terme Snovik.

Last year, the Miklavžev tek welcomed approximately 400 runners. The fastest finishers were Gašper Bregar (22:25) and Karmen Klančnik (27:24).


Country: Slovenia

Venue (Map): Terme Snovik (Kamnik 9km, Ljubljana 32km, Maribor 102km)

Date: 6 December 2014 (Saturday)

Race distance: 5.36km (ca. +300m); children 1.41km (+90m)

Start: 10.00 at Terme Snovik (children start higher up the course)

Finish: at the church of Sv. Miklavž (Saint Nicholas)

Entries: online (up to 2 December 2014); late entries on the day (8.00-9.30); race limit 500 runners

Entry fees (5.3km): € 10 (up to 20 Nov 2014), € 15 (up to 6 Dec 2014)

Entry fees (1.4km): € 5 (up to 6 Dec 2014)

You get: transport of personal clothing to the finish (at 9.30); T-shirt; snacks and drinks after the race; entry into the post-race prize drawing; free entry to the thermal pools of Terme Snovik (to the first 400 entries)

Prizes: to the first 5 M/F and to the first 3 in each category

Award ceremony: at 12.15 in the finish area

Number of finishers 2013: 241 (5.3km), 146 (1.4km)

Event website (in Slovene and English): SD Šmartno - Miklavžev tek


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