Saturday 1 June 2024

Petelinjsko jezero, Slovenia (Author: Sl-Ziga / / public domain / image cropped by


The Petelinjski tek ('Petelinje Run') is held annually in Petelinje, a village located in the thinly-populated Notranjska region in the south-western part of Slovenia, about sixty kilometres from Ljubljana.

The event offers a 12.3km race (tekmovalni tek), a 4.5km run (rekreacijski tek) and several races for children.

The 12.3km race is an undulating run on mixed terrain (more on gravel than on asphalt) through beautiful grassland and woods and two villages, Klenik and Trnje.

In proximity to the course are two intermittent lakes, Petelinjsko jezero (Lake Petelinje, pictured above) and Palško jezero (Lake Palčje). Both are karst depressions that fill with water in rainy periods—a very rare natural phenomenon.


Map of the venue:


37. Petelinjski tek:


  • 1 June 2024 (Saturday)

Start time:

  • 14:00: children's races
  • 17:00: 4.5km and 12.3km

Race information:


Number of finishers:

  kids' races
4km 12km
2023 ? 30 34
2022 -- -- --
2021 -- -- --
2020 -- -- --
2019 266 42 62
2018 293 48 72


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page.