10th Štanjel Race
Located by the picturesque medieval hilltop village of Štanjel, this event promises a great day out in Slovenia's Primorska region, 25 kilometres from the Adriatic Sea.
The 8.2km race follows a hilly route through the dry and rocky limestone plateau of the Karst.
Most of the route is on dirt roads through the forest, approximately one kilometre is on asphalt.
After the race participants indulge in the local culinary delights - air-dried pršut ham and Teran, a slightly sour, ruby-red wine.
Venue (Map): Štanjel (25km from Trieste, 64km from Udine, 86km from Ljubljana)
Date: 5 December 2009 (Saturday)
Race distance: 8.2km
Start time: 11.00
Start and finish: Štanjel, Lovski dom (hunting lodge)
Entries: on the day until 30 minutes before the start
Entry fees: 8 EUR (?)
You get: a snack (pršut), a present, prize raffle
Prizes: trophies to the first 3 M/F, medals to the first 3 in the categories
Number of finishers 2008: 159
Event website (in Slovene): www.kraskitekaci.si
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