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Ljubljanski/Ljubljana Marathon

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Location Ljubljana, Slovenia

Distance Marathon

About Ljubljanski/Ljubljana Marathon

The Ljubljana Marathon is the largest running event held in Slovenia. Its great international recognition is largely due to its highly attractive course, running through the streets of Ljubljana.

The two main races held as part of the event, a marathon (42km) and a half marathon (21km), are accompanied by recreational runs of varying lengths and degrees of difficulty, a 10k race, a 5k fun run, Lumpi childrens run and a half-marathon handcycling race so that over the event weekend, runners of all ages are able to find something suitable for their fitness level.

The Ljubljana Marathon was founded in 1996. It attracts massive numbers of runners to the streets of Ljubljana in late October each year and it continues to grow in popularity. While originally it was mainly intended for the local runners, it soon grew into an internationally recognized competition. In 2018, it brought together more than 20.000 runners from 60 different countries on all its races.



After Race Services

Water and finisher medals after finish line. Refreshment and diplomas on Trg republike. Showers are at Tivoli (swimming pool), Celovška 25.

Age Limit

16 years for 10k, 18 years for 21k, 20 years for 42k.

Aid Stations

There are 8 refreshment stations and 6 water stations. There are also toilets and medical service.

Award Medals

Awards ceremony in the absolute category will be on stage. Categories awards will be in tent on Trg republike.

Equipment Storage

Wardrobes are at Trg republike. You will be able to leave your clothes in the kitbag which you'll receive when you pick up the race number.

Maximum Time

GARMIN 10K - 1h30; Marathon - 6h; first 20 km must be passed in 2 hours and 30 minutes brutto.


You can park for free at the P + R parking lots on Dolgi most, Barje or Stožice and take free bus to the city center with voucher or start number.

Provided Photo Service

Pica photo:

Race Kit Includes

shirt, start number and chip.


On route will be 8 refreshment stations with water, energy drinks (Enervit, Isostar), sugar cubes, salt and fruit (mandarins, bananas).


Measurers of Timing Ljubljana.


Volkswagen shuttles takes you from Dolgi most (Long Bridge, P + R) to the center. You can use free city bus with voucher or start number.

Ljubljanski/Ljubljana Marathon Route Map

Ljubljanski/Ljubljana Marathon Route Map


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Slovenska cesta

Slovenska cesta 16, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia


Kongresni trg

Kongresni trg, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia


Route course is flat. Start is at Slovenska cesta and finish at Kongresni trg. The course will be run on the inner city streets and roads and on the outskirts of Ljubljana.

Ljubljanski/Ljubljana Marathon Ticket prices: €50.00

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.