Ljubljana (Slovenia), Saturday 7 February 2015

Tacen Whitewater Course at the foot of Šmarna gora, Ljubljana, Slovenia (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


This mountain running event in Slovenia's capital city Ljubljana features a short (1.8km) but very tough uphill course (360m of elevation gain).

Starting at the foot of Šmarna gora (pictured), participants run on steep hiking trails to the finish line at the monastery that stands on top of the hill (669m).

The race is run in time trial format, with runners going off at 30-second intervals.

The course records are held by the world-class mountain runners Azerya Teklay of Eritrea (11min 11sec) and Mateja Kosovelj of Slovenia (13min 18sec).


Country: Slovenia

Venue (Map): Ljubljana-Tacen (9km from Ljubljana city centre, 19km from Ljubljana airport)

Date: 7 February 2015 (Saturday)

Race distance: 1.8km

Start time: 14.00 (runners start at 30-second intervals)

Start area: in Tacen, at the foot of Šmarna gora

Race centre: in the start area

Entries: online (up to 5 February 2015, 12.00)

Entry fees: € 5

Timekeeping: stopwatch timing

You get: transport of personal clothing to the finish; tea and fruit at the finish; a souvenir gift

Prizes: to the first 3 M/F

Number of finishers 2014: 60

Event website: www.smarnagora.com


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