Dolsko (Slovenia), Monday 26 December 2016

Ljubljana, Slovenia - Christmas lights (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger /


This Novoletni tek (New Year's Run) is held in annually on 26 December in Dolsko, a village of about 650 inhabitants, situated in the Sava River Valley near Slovenia's capital Ljubljana.

Last year, 290 competitors took part in the three road races on offer.

The 4.5km race is a relatively flat out-and-back run in the valley whereas the 10.5km and 14.5km routes include approximately 150m of ascent.

The 10.5km race begins at the 4km mark of the 14.5km race (ca. 450m from the start/finish area).


Country: Slovenia

Venue (Map): Dolsko (Ljubljana 15km, Trieste 120km, Maribor 124km, Zagreb 146km)

Date: 26 December 2016 (Monday; Independence and Unity Day; public holiday in Slovenia)

Race distance: 300m-500m (children's races), 4.5km, 10.5km, 14.5km

Start time: 10.30-10.35 (children's races), 11.00 (14.5km), 11.05 (4.5km), 11.15 (10.5km)

Start and finish: at the Kulturni dom in Dolsko

Entries: in the Kulturni dom (on the day 9.00-10.45)

Entry fees: € 15 (€ 2 of each entry fee will be donated to a good cause)

You get: a souvenir gift, tea and a meal after the race, child care during the race

Showers and changing facilities: yes

Award ceremony: 13.45-14.15

Number of finishers 2015: 23 (4.5km), 144 (10.5km), 123 (14.5km)

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