Ljubljana (Slovenia), Wednesday 15 June 2016
This mountain running event in Slovenia's capital city Ljubljana features a short (1.8km) but highly demanding uphill course (360m of elevation gain).
Starting at the foot of Šmarna gora (pictured), the route runs on steep hiking trails up to the finish line at the monastery that stands on top of the hill (669m).
The women's race kicks off at 6pm, the men's race half an hour later.
The course records are held by the world-class mountain runners Azerya Teklay of Eritrea (11 minutes 11 seconds) and Mateja Kosovelj of Slovenia (13 minutes 18 seconds). The time limit to finish the race is 30 minutes.
Race information: 21. Rekord Šmarne gore 2016:
Venue (Map): Ljubljana-Tacen (9km from Ljubljana city centre, 19km from Ljubljana airport)
Date: 15 June 2016 (Wednesday)
Race distance: 1.8km
Start time: 18.00 (women), 18.30 (men)
Start area: in Tacen, at the foot of Šmarna gora (ca. 500m from the race cente)
Race centre: at the police academy in Tacen (on the day 16.30-17.30)
Entries: online; entries close 11 June 2016; no entries on the day
Entry fees: € 10/15/20 (up to 31 May/7 June/11 June 2016)
Timekeeping: Timing Ljubljana
You get: a souvenir gift, transport of personal clothing to the finish, snacks and drinks at the finish, entry into the post-race prize drawing
Prizes: prize money to the first 5 men and 5 women, medals to the first 3 in each age group
Award ceremony: at 19.30 on the summit of Šmarna gora
Number of finishers 2015: 51 (The race took place on 7 February 2015.)
Event website: www.smarnagora.com
No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.