38. Tek na Šmarno goro

Ljubljana (Slovenia), Saturday 7 October 2017

Šmarna gora Race (Tek na Šmarno goro): two runners on the ridge of Grmada - Photo: Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu


The seventh and final race of the World Mountain Running Cup 2017 will take place on 7 October on the Šmarna gora hill, Slovenia's most popular hiking destination, located on the edge of the capital Ljubljana.

It's an open race, you don't need to qualify for the event.

Entries are € 10 on the day.

General information and map of the venue


Race information: 38. Šmarna gora Race 2017:

Country: Slovenia

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

Date: 7 October 2017 (Saturday)

Start time and race distance:

  • 9.55: 0.65km (+85m of ascent) for children born 2004-2009
  • 10.00: 2.5km (+250m of ascent, -30m of descent) for children born 2002-2003
  • 10.00: 10km (+710m of ascent, -350m of descent) for runners born 2001 or earlier


  • 10km: at the sports park Rocen in Tacen, Ljubljana (at the foot of Šmarna gora)
  • 0.65km/2.5km: children start higher up the course, near the finish

Finish: on the summit of Šmarna gora (669m)

Route: elevation profile

Entries: online or in person in the start area (on the day 8.00-9.30)

Entry fees (10km): € 10

Entry fees (children's races): € 5

You get:

  • a souvenir gift
  • transport of personal clothing from the start to the finish area
  • refreshments on the course and at the finish
  • chip timing
  • a meal after the race
  • a photo

Prizes (10km):

  • prize money to the first 14 men, 9 women, 3 male juniors, 3 female juniors
  • trophies to the winners in each age group
  • medals to the first 3 in each age group

Award ceremony: at 12.30 on Šmarna gora

Number of finishers 2017: 101 men, 22 women, 38 boys, 32 girls

Number of finishers 2016: 89 men, 19 women, 33 boys, 27 girls

Winners 2017:

  • Johan Bugge (Norway): 42min 27sec
  • Andrea Mayr (Austria): 47min 40sec — course record

Official race information (in Slovene):

Šmarna gora Race - Tek na Šmarno goro - Race information (in Slovene): http://www.gorski-teki.si/sezona17/razpisi17/Razpis_SG-2017-slo-komplet.pdf


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.