Ljubljana (Slovenia), Saturday 6 October 2018

Šmarna gora Race 2009 - runners on the summit of Grmada (Copyright © 2009 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


39. Tek na Šmarno goro

The fifth and final race of the WMRA World Cup 2018 will take place on 6 October on the Šmarna gora hill, Slovenia's most popular hiking destination, located on the edge of the capital Ljubljana.

The Tek na Šmarno goro is an open race. You don't need to qualify for the event.


General information and map of the venue:


Tek na Šmarno goro - Šmarna gora Race - David Schneider of Switzerland (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Race information:


  • 6 October 2018 (Saturday)


  • Slovenia


  • Ljubljana-Tacen (9km from Ljubljana city centre, 19km from Ljubljana airport)

Race distance:

  • 10km (+710m of ascent, -350m of descent) for runners born 2002 or earlier
  • 2.5km (+250m of ascent, -30m of descent) for children born 2003-2004
  • 0.65km (+85m of ascent) for children born 2005-2010

Start time and start area:

  • 10km: at 10.00 at the sports park Rocen in Tacen (at the foot of Šmarna gora)
  • 2.5km: at 10.00 at the 7.5km mark of the 10km race
  • 0.65km: at 9.55 and at 10.00 at the 9.35km mark of the 10km race

Finish area:

  • on the summit of Šmarna gora (669m)



  • online (up to 1 October 2018)
  • late entries on the day 8.00-9.30

Entry fees:

  • 10km:
    • €10 (up to 1 October 2018)
    • €15 (on 6 October 2018)
  • children's races:
    • €5 (up to 1 October 2018)
    • €10 (on 6 October 2018)

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

Winners 2017:

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

Event website:

Event website: Šmarna gora Race - Tek na Šmarno goro


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.