4th Night 10k Race - Lake Bled
Bled (Slovenia), Saturday 10 July 2010
The 10k Night Race at Lake Bled, Slovenia's most favoured alpine tourist destination, has quickly become one of the most popular running events in the country. Almost 1000 runners took part in last year's 3rd edition of the race, 44 per cent of them women.
The picture-postcard lake is surely reason enough to visit the place, and few runners can resist the temptation of an after-race kremšnita, Bled's famous cream-cake.
Entrants run one and a half laps around the lake. The route is mildy undulating on roads and footpaths, which are very narrow in parts. Some sections are on hard dirt trails.
If you don't feel like running 10k, take part in the 1.2km "Recreational Run", for which there's no entry fee. Nevertheless, all participants get a T-Shirt and a kremšnita.
In 2009, the winners were Neža Mravlje (38:00) and Marko Pintar (32:32).
Race report, results and photos:
Venue (Map): Bled (55km from Ljubljana, 62km from Klagenfurt, 144km from Trieste, 150km from Udine)
Date: 10 July 2010 (Saturday)
Race distance: 10km; 1.2km (non-competitive); 400m/800m (children, non-competitive)
Start time: 20.00 (children), 21.00 (1.2km), 22.00 (10km)
Start (10km): near the southern shore of the lake, 2km from the finish
Finish: Rowing Centre Bled (Veslaški Center Bled)
Entries: online; entries close 5 July 2010 or when entry limit of 2010 participants has been reached; payment by bank transfer (foreigners can pay the entry fee on the day)
Entry fees (10km): 20/25 EUR (until 1 June/5 July); 4 EUR off if you use your own ChampionChip (!)
Entry fees (1.2km and children's races): no entry fees
You get (10km): T-Shirt, headlamp, kremšnita; timing chip; childcare (19.00-24.00h)
You get (1.2km): T-Shirt; kremšnita
You get (children): T-Shirt, medal; kremšnita
Prizes (10km): medals and prizes to the first 3 M/F
Presentation and prize raffle: ca. 23.30
Number of finishers 2009: 966 (425 women, 541 men), ca. 200 (1.2km);
Event Website: nocna10ka.net
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