12-13 June 2021

Šmarješki tek, Šmarješke Toplice, Slovenia (Photo: Copyright © 2010 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The Šmarješki tek is a multi-terrain running event held annually in the spring in Slovenia. It offers races for all ages and abilities:

  • 300m, 600m otroški teki (children's races)
  • 2km
  • 8km
  • 19km

The start and the finish are at the Terme Krka spa complex in Šmarješke Toplice, a village of around 650 people, situated amid the rolling hills of the Dolenjska region, about halfway between the cities of Ljubljana and Zagreb.

The 8k race features an undulating loop course through lovely woods and parkland, mainly on forest trails and gravel roads. Just about one kilometre is on asphalt.

With more than 700 metres of ascent, the 19k is a is very challenging trail race. Approximately 1,300 metres of the course are run on asphalt.

Participants get free entry to the outdoor pools of Terme Krka to ease the legs after the run:


Terme Krka, Šmarješke Toplice, Slovenia (Copyright © 2016 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Map of the venue:


Number of finishers:

  • 2021:
    • kids' races: 178
    • 2km: 87
    • 8km: 170
    • 19km: 44
  • 2020:
    • Event cancelled due to coronavirus outbreak
  • 2019:
    • kids' races: 163
    • 2km: 114
    • 8km: 207


25. Šmarješki tek:


  • 12-13 June 2021

Event website:


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