Run, climb, do cross-country...

Ljubljana, 7 March - Runners getting ready for the Ljubljana marathon can continue practising this week, while mountain lovers who are not bothered by winter temperatures will get a chance to climb a hill near the capital.

Rateče, Planica
The Planica Nordic Centre
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

As part of preparations for the Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon, the biggest race in the country, in October, runners will be able to join 4th group run on Saturday.

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On the same day, school children, but also their parents and grandparents, can join the 22nd Planica School Marathon or the National School Cross-Country Championship.

Those who would just like to come to the Planica Nordic Centre to get some exercise can also join in to do some hiking, cross-country racing, alpine skiing or snow boarding. More info at

Sunday will be the day to walk or run to Murovica, a 743-metre hill north-east of the capital, as part of the 16th Mountain Run to Murovica.

The fastest three men and three women runners will get awards. More info at

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