18th Ljubljana Marathon, Part One: A Fine Day for a Run

The Ljubljana Marathon is the biggest running event in Slovenia. It is a celebration of high spirits and a good will of participants from all generations. It’s 18th edition this weekend was marked with fine weather, a record field and a lot of familiar faces from ultrarunning community on and beside the course.

Instead of words we’ll let the photos tell the story.

Photos are gathered from official and personal sources. Wherever possible their authors are credited. Thank you girls and guys for cheering up the runners and taking lots of pictures. We appreciate it.

Don’t miss the second part of the story: And Then There Were Rabbits…

Alen Božič, Marjan Šebenik, David Kadunc and Aljoša Smolnikar before the run (by Andreja Bajec Kadunc)

Alen Božič, Marjan Šebenik, David Kadunc and Aljoša Smolnikar before the run (by Andreja Bajec Kadunc)

Aljoša Smolnikar (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Aljoša Smolnikar (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Boris Ivanovič (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Boris Ivanovič (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

David Kadunc (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

David Kadunc (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

David Kadunc saying hello (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

David Kadunc saying hello (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Drago Povrženič (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Drago Povrženič (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Marjan Šebenik (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Marjan Šebenik (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Maja Peperko (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Maja Peperko (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Marjan Šebenik grinding in the second lap (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Marjan Šebenik grinding in the second lap (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Mitja Gleščič (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Mitja Gleščič (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Peter Macuh (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Peter Macuh (by Polona Trobec Mlakar)

Ervin Lemark (by Peter Žnidarič)

Ervin Lemark (by Peter Žnidarič)

Krunoslav Borovec (by Peter Žnidarič)

Krunoslav Borovec (by Peter Žnidarič)

Jovica Jovančev and Daniel Fazlić

Jovica Jovančev and Daniel Fazlić

Polona Deželak (by Marathon for all)

Polona Deželak (by Marathon for all)

Polona Deželak leading the way

Polona Deželak leading the way

Marjan Šebenik before the finish

Marjan Šebenik before the finish

Drago Povrženič in the finish

Drago Povrženič in the finish

David Kadunc, Boris Ivanovič, Aljoša Smolnikar and Miha VIdali (by Andreja Bajec Kadunc)

David Kadunc, Boris Ivanovič, Aljoša Smolnikar and Miha VIdali (by Andreja Bajec Kadunc)

Aljoša Smolnikar, Boris Ivanovič, David Kadunc, Miha VIdali, Matevž Slapničar and Andreja Bajec Kadunc

Aljoša Smolnikar, Boris Ivanovič, David Kadunc, Miha VIdali, Matevž Slapničar and Andreja Bajec Kadunc

Andreja and David Kadunc

Andreja and David Kadunc

They look so happy and satisfied, don’t they?

Visit full galleries with loads of photos of people running in the streets of Ljubljana:

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