menu
menu

HVAR Half Marathon

Quick facts

Location Hvar, Croatia

Distance Half marathon

Date 29 Jun 2019

About HVAR Half Marathon

The thousands of years of history, natural beauty, perfect climate and enchanting islands’ atmosphere are reasons enough to visit this Mediterranean gem. As of this summer, there’s one more reason to come to For, as it is called colloquially in a local dialect. The race motto sums it up nicely – FOR RUN FOR FUN – have fun with a run, or a have a run with a fun, or just have a run – because having fun is guaranteed on the island  of Hvar.

The fun & run combination is exactly what we have in mind for you – the race that spans the main ridge of the island, from the town of Stari Grad to the town of Hvar, is an unmissable opportunity for you to have an unforgettable fun time, melding the islands’ beauty and the joy of running into one intoxicating experience.

During the long history of the island of Hvar, many battles have been fought for it, confirming its’ importance and territorial value again and again. All of its’ conquerors have left their marks in its’ history and shaped its’ future. This year, for one day, it will be conquered and rediscovered again by the runners’ from all over the world, being drawn to its’ beauty and feeling its’ charms, leaving their own imprint on it – one of friendship, perseverance and love of nature and fellow men.

Practicalities

After Race Services

Dinner and after-party for all runners will be held after the race near the finish line.

Refreshments

Refreshment points are at 5km, 10km, 15km and at the finish line.

Transport

Free bus for runners leaves from Hvar bus station to the race starting point in Stari Grad. The same bus will take the runners’ bags to the finish line in Hvar.

HVAR Half Marathon Route Map

HVAR Half Marathon Route Map

Start:

Stari Grad

Trg Tv. Petra Hektorovića 13P, 21460, Stari Grad, Croatia

Finish:

Hvar

Trg Sv. Stjepana 8, 21450, Hvar, Croatia

Difficulty

hilly

Highlights

Visitors wander along the main square, explore the sights on the winding stone streets, swim at the numerous beaches or pop off to the Pakleni Islands to get into their birthday suits – but most of all they come to party. Hvar's reputation as Croatia's premier party town is well deserved.

Overview

Start is in Stari Grad. First half of the race is an ascent from the sea level to 400 m.a.s.l. The other half is a descent to the sea level in Hvar. The whole route is on paved roads, with markings at each 1 kilometer.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.