Transgrancaria Ultratrail 2014 With Avi and Muc

The Spanish island of Grancanaria will host the North Face Transgrancanaria 2014 on 1st and 2nd of March. Runners will join five races: Promo, Starter, Marathon, Advanced and main race Transgrancanaria. The race is one of the highlights in the national and European racing calendar. Participants will enjoy the trail of 125 kilometers and more than

Two Slovenian long distance runners will join the fun – David Kadunc Avi and Aljoša Smolnikar Muc. We wish them light feet and clear head and we hope that they will finish with the smile on their faces.

18th Ljubljana Marathon, Part Two: And Then There Were Rabbits

We told you – there are rabbits running marathons. In case of 18th Ljubljana marathon there were some ultrarunning friends at work.

After running Spartathlon, Zagreb – Vukovar and other races in recent weeks they still had energy and good will to act as a pace makers and help fellow runners achieve their goals. Thank you guys!

The heroes from 12th Ultramarathon Zagreb – Vukovar 2013 are at their destination

After five days and 344.1 kilometers under sun and rain five runners made it from Zagreb to Vukovar. Boris Ivanovič won the final stage and the race, third time in the row. It is his honor that he can keep a winner’s cup in his possesion. Elvir Rakipović was second and Miro Režonja came third. Mirko Ervarić and Ivo Aničič complete the standings. Congratulations to them. Respect!

Our congratulations also go to the organizers from Association of Veterans of Croatian Defence Forces and to all volunteers. Without them this race wouldn’t be possible.

Runners at the Ultramarathon Zagreb – Vukovar have reached Osijek

Today’s fourth stage at the 12th Memorial Ultramarathon Zagreb – Vukovar from Slavonski Brod to Osijek was with it’s 84 kilometers the hardest if not the longest one. Unusually warm weather for this time of the year only increased the difficulty of the stage.

Six runners started the stage and as with previous days the finish line standings were the same. First was Boris Ivanovič, second was Elvir Rakipović, the host of this stage and third was Miro Režonja.

Day three, the longest stage of Zagreb – Vukovar Ultramarathon 2013

As we are writing this report the official results of Day three of the 12th Ultramarathon Zagreb – Vukovar are not published yet. But Miro’s wife Zdenka Režonja tells us that runners have finished the third and the longest stage of the race. After 90,5 kilometers the first at the finish in Slavonski Brod was Boris Ivanovič in the time of 8 hours and 14 minutes, second was Elvis Rakipović in 9:29 and third Miro Režonja in 10:31.

First two days are behind the runners at the Zagreb – Vukovar Ultramarathon 2013

Six runners at the 12th Ultramarathon Zagreb – Vukovar successfully finished first two stages. 122.6 kilometers from Zagreb to Ivanić-Grad and then to Novska are behind them.

Sunny first day of running was followed by a rainy and quite cold Wednesday. It was Boris Ivanovič who first crossed the finish line on both days as Miro Režonja came third.

12th Memorial Ultramarathon from Zagreb to Vukovar – 344 km in 5 stages

Today, on Tuesday, October 15th 2013 runners have started their journey from Zagreb to Vukovar in Croatia. Their trek will take them on a 344.1 kilometers long voyage. The race is held by the Association of Croatian War Veterans in the remembrance of all the victims during this war.

Slovenian runner Miro Režonja will join the race and try his best. He is a veteran of this event and is well prepared to finish it in style.

More Spartathlon 2013 stories and photos

As the Spartathlon 2013 race weekend slowly fades into the history we are still full of impressions and memories from this great event. Since we were not actually there we mus be satisfied with what people who ran the race tell us. Their words are full of awe and joy and give us the inspiration for our future running kilometers.

17th Belgrade Ultramarathon of Self Transcendence

Belgrade and the organizers from Sri Chinmoy Marathon Serbia Team will host 17th Ultramarathon of Self Transcendence this weekend, from October 5th to October 6th 2013.

The races will be held at the Ušće Park on the exactly 2 kilometers long course. participants can choose to enter 6 hours, 12 hours and 24 hours runs. There is also an 12 hours relay event available.

Lojze Primožič finished 5th at Spartathlon 2013

Lojze Primožič, one of the best Slovenian ultrarunners was a 5th finisher at this year’s Spartathlon. He reached the feet of King Leonidas in an amazing time of 26:43:31. This was his third and of course the best appearance at one of the most demanding long distance races.

Lojze has said afterwards:
Thanks to everybody for encouragement and congratulations. Your energy certainly helped me on the road to Sparta. I am so happy and proud. And humble. You can never know how will it all work out. It is really difficult to describe your feelings while you are running towards the statue of King Leonidas. It is all worth it.