11th Štanjel Race 2010
Štanjel (Slovenia), Saturday 4 December 2010
Staged near the picturesque medieval hilltop village of Štanjel, this event promises a nice day out in Slovenia's Primorska region.
Štanjel is located on the Karst limestone plateau, around 25 kilometres from the Adriatic Sea.
Competitors run 8.2km on undulating dirt roads, mainly through forest. One kilometre is on asphalt.
After the race participants usually indulge in local culinary delights - air-dried pršut ham and Teran, a slightly sour, ruby-red wine.
In 2009, the winners were Boštjan Hrovat (28:49) and Vesna Hedžet (38:48).
Venue (Map): Štanjel (25km from Trieste, 64km from Udine, 86km from Ljubljana)
Date: 4 December 2010 (Saturday)
Race distance: 8.2km
Start time: 11.00
Start and finish: Lovski dom (hunting lodge), ca. 2km from Štanjel toward Komen
Entries: on the day (until 30 minutes before the start)
Entry fees: 10 EUR
You get: a pair of socks, a snack and tea
Prizes: trophies to the first 3 M/F, medals to the first 3 in each category
Number of finishers 2009: 159
Event website (in Slovene): www.kraskitekaci.si
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