Mursko Središće (Croatia), Saturday 27 August 2016

Utrka grada Mursko Središće - the start (Copyright © 2012 Utrka grada Mursko Središće)


The Utrka grada Mursko Središće ('Mursko Središće Town Run') offers a 10km road race, a 2.5km town run and a 100m run for kids, starting and finishing at the football pitch of Mursko Središće, a small town of about 6,500 people, situated on the River Mura at the northern tip of Croatia.

Participants in the 10k race run out and back along a country road through the agricultural area that lies to the east of Mursko Središće.

Although the entry fees are very low, there are many small prizes for the best finishers, and all participants get a meal after the race.

The area around Mursko Središće is unspectacular but very charming with rolling hills and vineyards to the west, low-lying farmland to the east, and green dikes along the Mura. There are three thermal spas in the vicinity—in three different countries. Slovenia is just across the river, and Hungary is also just about ten kilometres away.


Country: Croatia

Venue (Map): Mursko Središće (28km from Varaždin, 65km from Zalaegerszeg, 115km from Zagreb, 127km from Graz)

Date: 27 August 2016 (Saturday)

Race distance: 100m (children 8 years and under), 2.5km, 10km

Start time: 17.10 (100m), 17.30 (2.5km, 10km)

Start and finish: at the Nogometno igralište NK Rudar (football pitch NK Rudar)

Entries: on the day (14.00-17.00)

Entry fees (100m): HRK 10 (ca. € 1.33)

Entry fees (2.5km): HRK 30 (ca. € 4)

Entry fees (10km): HRK 50 (ca. € 6.65)

You get: a souvenir gift, a medal, a certificate, drinks, a meal after the race

Prizes (2.5km): to the first 3 M/F

Prizes (10km): to the first 5 M/F and to the first 3 in each age group (prizes are not cumulative)

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Number of finishers 2015: 78 (2.5km), 83 (10km)

Event details (in Croatian):


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