15-16 June 2019

gm4o Alpine Marathon, Slovenia - course photo (Photo: Copyright © 2010 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


The Podbrdo Trail Running Festival takes place annually in June in the village of Podbrdo which sits in a beautiful remote location in the narrow Baška grapa valley on the edge of the Julian Alps in Slovenia.

The event offers several highly-challenging trail races:

  • 0.45km-1.18km-1.65km (Mini 1-3km): children's races
  • 12km (Graparski Trimček): mountain race with 800m of ascent and 800m of descent
  • 42.2km (Gorski Maraton Štirih Občin, GM4O): mountain marathon with 2,800m of ascent and 2,800m of descent
  • 105km (Ultra Pušeljc Trail, UPT 100km): ultra trail race with 6,800m of ascent and 6,800m of descent

Podbrdo is located at an elevation of 520 metres. The highest point on the marathon and ultra trail course is at 1,760 metres above sea level on the Čez suho saddle:


gm4o Alpine Marathon, Slovenia - the Čez suho saddle (Photo: Copyright © 2010 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Event website:


Map of the venue:


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