ORGANIZER:   Plitvice Lakes National Park

START:               Sunday, June 17, 2001 at 9:30 hours, Hotel Plitvice, Velika Poljana FINISH: Velika Pol jana

TRACK:              Marathon -42,195 m, 16km and 7km

The ground configuration makes it a demanding track, which runs along the lakes and waterfalls, through the forest, by the rivers and brooks, in a unique natural setting.


42 km M /18-29, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 and over Record - M. Vindiš, Slovenia 2:31,41

W/   18-29, 30-39, 40-49,50 and aver Record - I.Šurbek, Slovenia 2:55,51

16 km M / 18-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and aver

W / 18-29, 30-39, 40 and over

7 km M / single category

W / single category

AWARDS: The Organizer and the Sponsors have prepared numerous and valuable prizes for overall position and as per categories.

Monetary prizes for 42 km (Croatian Kunas)

Muški 1 mj-6000, 2mj-4500, 3mj-3200, 4mj-2500, 5mj-1800, 6mj-1300, 7mj-1000, 8mj-700 KN

Žene 1 mj-4000, 2mj-3000, 3mj-2000, 4mj-1000, 5mj-700 KN,

Winners in each category will receive HRK 200 prize.

The runners will be awarded cups, paintings, gifts, and the like.

START FEES: 42 kin- 100 HRK, 16km 80 HRK, 7km 50 HRK

To be paid at the start numbers distribution. All participants who paid the start fees shall be given marathon T-shirts, diplomas with their results, lunch after the race and National Park tour free of charge. After finishing the complete track and entering the finish line, the marathon runners will be awarded a special medal. Same nice surprises are also possible.

REFRESHMENT POINTS: Along the track and in the finish, in compliance with IAAF Rules.

REGISTRATION: Registration exclusively on the attached Registration Form byJune 1,2001. If sufficient number of runners applies, no subsequent registrations will be accepted.

START NUMBERS DISTRIBUTION: Saturday, June 16,2001 at Pal jana Restaurant 17:00-21:30 hours Sunday, June17, 2001 at Startfram 9:00 hours.

All the competitors run at their own risk.

AWARDS CEREMONY: In Marathon finish,

Velika Pal jana at 14:30 hours.

17th Plitvice Marathon, June 22,2002

INFORMATION: Plitvice Lakes National Park

phone: 0038553 / 751 000; 751 015; fox: 0038553/751 007; 751 013

e-mail: np-plitvice@np-plitvice.tel.hr