Sunday 10 November 2019

Polumaraton Ivan Starek - a half marathon race at Lake Jarun in Zagreb, Croatia (Photo: Copyright © 2017 Hendrik Böttger /


The Polumaraton Ivan Starek is a road running event staged every year in November at Lake Jarun in Zagreb, capital of Croatia.

Created for the Summer Universiade 1987, Jarun is home to a rowing regatta course, sports facilities, shingle beaches, cafés and bars.

Starting and finishing at the western end of the lake, the event comprises three races:

  • 5km Jarunska petica
  • 10km Jarunska desetka
  • 21.1km Polumaraton (half marathon).

All three routes are IAAF-certified, completely flat and closed to traffic for the time of the race, thus offering a fine opportunity to set a personal best time.

Following the road that encircles Lake Jarun, the half marathon is three laps around the lake. The first lap includes a detour to the Otok Hrvatske mladeži (Island of the Croatian Youth).


Map of the venue:


33. Polumaraton Ivan Starek:


  • Sunday 10 November 2019

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