9th Bovec Race

Bovec (Slovenia), Sunday 25 April 2010

Bovški tek - the airfield in Bovec (Photo: Copyright © 2010 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


What a beautiful setting for a running event! Start and finish are on a huge grassy airfield, surrounded by alpine mountain peaks of up to 2500 metres.

The event is staged in Bovec, a small ski and holiday resort in the Soča River Valley in the far north-west of Slovenia, close to the Italian border.

Entrants have the choice between the 10k multi-terrain race and the 3.2k cross-country race around the airfield.

The races start together at 12.30. After about 1.5 kilometres the 10k turns right and follows a trail down to the ice-cold, crystal-clear River Soča. Participants run along the river, a loop through woods, fields and a village, and then back uphill to the airfield. A short section in the village is on asphalt.

Don't miss the children's races in the morning! The place will be swarming with kids.

In 2009, the winners of the main race were Mitja Kosovelj (30:46) and Lucija Krkoč (37:32).


Race report:


Bovški tek - Bovec  Race (Photo: Copyright © 2010 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)


Country: Slovenia

Venue (Map): Bovec (Udine 58km, Villach 59km, Ljubljana 135km)

Date: 25 April 2010 (Sunday)

Race distance: 10km; 3.2km; 0.3-1.5km (children)

Start time: 10.00 (children); 12.30 (3.2km, 10km)

Start and finish: on the airfield (in the south of Bovec)

Entries: on the day at the start until 12.15 (children until 9.45)

Entry fees: 8 EUR (3.2km and 10km); 2 EUR (children)

You get: a present; a warm meal after the race

Prizes: trophies to the first 3 M/F; medals to the first 3 in each category; prize money for a new course record in the 10k race

Presentation: ca. 1 hour after the race

Number of finishers 2009: 158 (10km), 71 (3.2km), 163 children

Event website (in Slovene): www.tekaskodrustvobovec.si


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


Bovec 2009 - 10km -  Tone Kosmač (Photo: Copyright © 2010 Hendrik Böttger / runinternational.eu)