Jesenice (Slovenia), Saturday 18 March 2017

Pomladni tek - 10k runners on Spodnji Plavž in the western part of Jesenice, Slovenia (Photo: Copyright © 2018 Hendrik Böttger /


The Pomladni tek (‘Spring Run’) is staged in the steel town of Jesenice in the Upper Sava Valley, a steep valley in the alpine Gorenjska region in Slovenia.

Last year, 112 runners took part in the 10k race. The winners were Janez Mulej (32:31) and Petra Pogačar (42:18). The children's races had 189 finishers.

Starting and finishing at the protected Stara Sava ironworks complex ...,


Stara Sava, Jesenice, Slovenia (Copyright © 2015 Hendrik Böttger /


... the 10k race takes the runners on asphalt roads out and back along the valley.


jesenice 17 rail


A short portion of the course is on gravel.


Pomladni tek, Jesenice, Slovenia - the leading pack (Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


The route, which is popular with local runners, cyclists and inline skaters all year round, is mainly flat. For the time of the race it is closed to traffic.


Country: Slovenia

Venue (Map): Jesenice (Villach 46km, Ljubljana 62km, Klagenfurt 67km, Udine 124km)

Date: 18 March 2017 (Saturday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 10.00:  races for children and hobby runners
  • 11.00:  10km

Start and finish: at the Gornjesavski Muzej (Upper Sava Valley Museum) in the Stara Sava complex

Entries: online (up to 10 March 2017); late entries on the day

Entry fees (children's races): no entry fees

Entry fees (10km): € 8 (up to 10 March 2017), € 10 (on 18 March 2017)

You get (children): a medal and "a sweet surprise"

You get (10km): a souvenir gift, a meal

Prizes: trophies/medals/product prizes to the first three men and women and to the first three in each age group

Number of finishers 2016: 189 (children's races), 112 (10km)

Event website:

Pomladni tek Jesenice - Event website:


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