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Croatian Walking Festival,

organised by Lika-Senj County Tourist Board, will be held on the 1 st and 2 nd of September in Gospić and Otočac on two routes in each city – one short, one long. The impeccable organisation has prepared everything for you – official t-shirts, start numbers, water, fruit and eventransportation between the two cities (for 2-day registration fees)!

more on: http://www.croatiawalk.com

 

ORGANISED RACES AND MARATHONS

NATUREL VELEBIT TRAIL

2017 Time of race: late June


First edition: 2003


Region: Zadar and Lika-Senj Counties


Location: Starigrad Paklenica / Paklenica National Park / Velebit Nature Park

INFORMATION AND CONTACT: +385(098)819 281 velebit-ultra-trail@outdoor.hr

www.outdoor.hr

LIKA CAVE TRAIL

Time of race: first week in June


First edition: 2016


Location: Perušić, Grabovača Cave Park

Start: Samograd cave, Grabovača Cave Park

INFORMATION AND CONTACT: www.outdoor.hr

 

LIFE ON MARS EDITION

PAG ISLAND STAR TREKK
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David Bowie Tribute race

Time of race: early April (Saturday)


Place: Metajna, island of Pag
, 1st edition


Starting line for all categories: Metajna canyon

Finish line: Metajna, on the promenade

INFORMATION AND CONTACT: www.outdoor.hr

PLITVICE MARATHON

The best-known, oldest, and probably the most beautiful marathon,

the Plitvice Marathon has been held since 1981,

and draws more and more runners every year to its marathon,

half-marathon, and 5k race.

Time of race: first week in June Place: Plitvice Lakes


Start – Finish: Mukinje – Plitvice Trail length: 42km

INFORMATION AND CONTACT: www.crorun.pro

VISOČICA CLIMB

Time of race: early July


Start: at the end of Rizvanuša village (near Pizdica spring)

INFORMATION AND CONTACT:

tajnik@pdzeljeznicargospic.hr, +385(98)9223187

www.pdzeljeznicar.hr

NOVALJA – LUN TRAIL&TREKK

Time of race: mid-May (Saturday)

Place: Island of Pag (Novalja – Lun)

Start – Finish: Novalja – Lun

INFORMATION AND CONTACT: +385(91)443-0007

sven.veronek@runcroatia.hr, www.runcroatia.hr

 

Plitvice Lakes

Cycling races

ADRIA BIKE-MARATHON – two-day cycling festival

Time of the race: mid July
First day: bike-festival exhibition of famous MTB brands, test ride of exhibited models
Second day: race beginning – start: Korenica
Marathon category: three tracks in four categories
easy route 36.5 km long, classic route 49 km long, and epic 69 km long
The length can be chosen according to one’s capacities

More information at: www.adriabikemaraton.com
 




Gacka – Otočac

Memorial Barkan Cycling Event

Time and place of the race, and registration
end of July, main town park in Otočac, in front of the Otočac Radio building
Organizer: BK BARKAN – OTOČAC Cycling Club, bk.barkan@gmail.com, barkanbike.wordpress.com

More information on the route at:
http://www.bikemap.net/en/route/858934-barkanova-biciklijada-otocac/
 




Gospić

Cycling race marking the Day of the Town of Gospić
Traditional cycling race under the motto „We are all winners”
In three age categories

Time of event: mid July
Organizer: Gospić Sport Association under the auspices of the town of Gospić 

 

The Velebit

Velebit MTB marathon – Following the paths of Winnetou

During the 60s and 70s of the past century a German-French co-production serial was filmed  with seven episodes of the cult western „Winnetou”, according to the legendary novels of Karl May. The western is one of the most watched European films of all time which inspited the organizers to turn the story of Winnetou into an interesting tourist offer.

Time of event: end of September
organizator: Multisport Adventure Sports Club, velebit_mtb@adventurerace.hr
category: ULTRA: 85km/2500m+ ; CHALLENGER: 45km/1350m+; RECREATIONAL: 22km/400m+

More information at:www.adventurerace.hr i www.treking-liga.com



Climb on Zavižan  (from 0 to 1594 m above sea level)

Time of event: end of July
organizers: North Velebit National Park Public Institution
contacts: npsv@np-sjeverni-velebit.hr; bbk-senj@net.hr

More information: www.biciklijade.com



Novalja island of Pag

Novalja – Lun – Novalja Cycling Tour

Novalja – Lun – Novalja Cycling Tour is a mini marathon around Novalja which is regularly marked in the annual calendar of sport events in the Novalja region  

Time of the event: end of July

More information: www.tz-novalja.hr; www.novaljaturist.com
 

Pag Lace Cycling Race
(Prezid – Jasenica – Pag – Novalja – Lun)

Time of event: end of October
organizer: Sportsko rekreacijski klub PEDALA LAGANINI

More information: www.pedala-laganini.hr


Pag tourism and cycling marathon

International race

Time of event: end of July
Age group 10 – 90 years, length of marathon: 43 km
organizers: Moj bicikl Association and Pag Town Tourist Board; info@mojbicikl.hr

More information: www.mojbicikl.hr, www.dropbike.com