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Ostrog halfmarathon

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Quick facts

Location Montenegro

Distance Half marathon

Rescheduled to 03 Apr 2021

Previous date: 01 Apr 2018

About Ostrog halfmarathon


Welcome to the First Ostrog Half-marathon on the 9th of April 2017. which will be held as a part of the “Days of Saint Vasilije Ostroški” manifestation.

In Ostrog, which is the most visited sanctuary in Montenegro, and the third most visited in the world, right after the tomb of Christ and the Holy Mountain, miracles happen, which is why people with serious illnesses come to look for a physical and mental cure. Not only orthodox believers have access to the relics of Saint Vasili, but also people with other religions, from all over the world. The monastery, which was built in 1666 by Saint Vasilije Jovanovic, is attached to a giant rock above the valley of Zeta. The pilgrimage began on the 12th of May, on the day of the Saint’s retirement. Ostrog is visited by tens of thousands of believers. For 20 years now, a group of athletes and running enthusiasts from Nikšić, in the glory of the Saint, ran for 20 km, from the temple to the monastery of Ostrog. This year, with the blessings of the church officials, we have decided that the half-marathon should be the competitive.

Therefore, we invite you to partake in the half-marathon and we hope that it will become a traditional and the most contested sports manifestation in the region.

The track is one of the most difficult half-marathon tracks in the world…

Practicalities

Accommodation

Free accommodation available at Ostrog Monastery (limited) and accommodation for elite athletes available in Niksic

Aid Stations

Being placed on the 5km, 10km, 15km and 20km. On rotating stations will be located in: water, fruit, sugar, and personal potion.

Equipment Storage

Each participant will have his bag with the athlete's number in which to place their personal belongings. Kesu competitors will teach in a special vehicle kooje will be carried out to the same destination.

Race Kit Includes

Dry Marathon T-shirt

Ostrog halfmarathon Route Map

Ostrog halfmarathon Route Map

Start:

Montenegro


Ostrog halfmarathon Ticket prices: €20.00 - €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.