Running up the stairs or up Pohorje
Ljubljana, 7 December - Recreational runners and hikers have a choice of several events this weekend, in the warmer west as well as in the east.
In Aurisina, just across the border in Italy, competitors can attempt a run up 511 stairs from the sea up a steep incline. The best brave the 138 metres of altitude in under six minutes. You can register at www.krasnadlani.si
In Maribor in the east of Slovenia there will be a charity Santa run in the city on Saturday. The funds will be donated to a charity for disabled children.
On Sunday, there will be a run up the Pohorje hill, just like every Sunday in winter. More information is available at www.ganeshateam.com.