5th Kokoš Mountain Race
This mountain running event is held on the Slovenia-Italia border, approximately fifteen kilometres from the city centre of the Adriatic port of Trieste.
The start is at the border crossing near the famous stud farm of Lipica, which is home to many elegant Lipizzaner horses.
The 3.2km (two miles) route follows a dirt road which climbs 274 metres from start to finish. The finish line is at the mountain hut on Kokoš (674m) where all runners will be served a warm meal.
In 2008, the winners were Marco Moretton of Italy (0:13:40) and Vanja Krapež of Slovenia (0:17:23).
Map of the venue:
Date: 5 July 2009 (Sunday)
Start: at 10.00 at the border crossing between Trieste/Basovizza (Italy) and Lipica (Slovenia)
Finish: Kokoš (Italian: Monte Cocusso) (674m)
Race distance: 3.2km (+274m of ascent)
Entries: on the day in the start area
Entry fees: €10
- a meal and a souvenir gift
- entry into the prize drawing
- trophies and awards to the fastest runners
- medals to the best finishers in each age group
Number of finishers 2008: 52 men and 16 women
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