Sunday 15 October 2017

X-tek Dimnice - a time trial race through the Dimnice cave in Slovenia (Photo by courtesy of Venčeslav Japelj)

Photo by courtesy of Venčeslav Japelj


General information and map of the venue


Race information: 4. X-tek Dimnice

Country: Slovenia

Venue: Dimnice karst cave, near the village of Slivje (29km from Trieste, 35km from Koper, 92km from Ljubljana)

Date: 15 October 2017 (Sunday)

Race distance: ca. 4km (1.4km inside the cave and 2.6km outside the cave)

Start time: 10.00 (This is a time trial race. Two runners start together, at two-minute intervals.)

Start and finish: at the entrance to the Dimnice cave (Slovene: Jama Dimnice)

Race centre: in the start/finish area (on the day from 8.00)


  • advance entries by e-mail or phone, or in person in the Track&Field sports shop, via Srecko Kosovel 19/1, Basovizza, Italy
  • late entries on the day (up to 9.30)

Entry fees:

  • €12 (up to 11 October 2017)
  • €15 (on 15 October 2017)

Timekeeping: stopwatch

You get: technical T-shirt, goodie bag, snacks and drinks, a meal after the race, guided tour through the Dimnice cave (8.30-9.30 and 12.00-13.00)


  • trophies to the first three men and three women
  • medals to the first three in each age group

Award ceremony: at 13.15 at the zadružni dom, Slivje (ca. 800 metres from the start/finish area)

Number of finishers 2016: 150

Event website (in Slovene and Italian):

X-tek Dimnice - Event website:


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.