Vip Karlovac 10K! Come and run the Star!

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Dear friends,

As the days become longer and the temperatures get higher we know that the Karlovac 10K is near! The second Friday in June is already marked in most runners’ calendar and reserved for Karlovac, officially the fastest 10K in Croatia! This Athletic evening in the historical district of Karlovac is special in many ways, and this, fifth year will be even more so special because we have taken it up a notch! We have moved the race to the main city square, we have made the lap bigger, changed the direction of the race and prepared a great entertainment program and rock concert after the race! The Karlovac 10K is expecting you!

Registrations are open till Thursday, May 25th, on www.utrka.com and payment is possible until Monday, May 29th, 2017. Also, I would like to kindly remind all runners who have registered but haven’t made payment, to do so as soon as possible to secure a starting number for the race.
Start packages and numbers can be picked up at the Run&Trek store in Centar Kaptol on Wednesday, June 7th from 10am to 8pm. You can also pick up your start packages and numbers in Karlovac on Thursday, June 8th, at Ban Jelačić Square from 3 pm until 8:30pm. Picking up start packages and numbers will be possible on race day, but we kindly ask you to avoid this, if at all possible, especially if you are from Zagreb or Karlovac J

Thursday, June 8th, will be reserved for kids races, both kindergarten and elementary school. These races are open to all children, there is no entry fee and kids can register on the spot. Kid’s races start at 6:30pm and there will be an entertainment program on the square. The fastest three kids in every kid’s race will receive a cup and a family entry ticket for AQUATIKA, the freshwater aquarium, http://aquariumkarlovac.com/

Transportation from Zagreb to Karlovac is organized for a symbolic price. The Bus departs from the parking behind the INA building at The Zagreb Fair (Zagrebački velesajam) Time of departing is 5:15 pm. The return time will be established after the race. There will be two buses returning to Zagreb, one immediately after the race and the other after the concert. Anyone interested in going by bus should register at utrka@run-trek.hr

We look forward to seeing you all on Friday, June 9th 2017. at the main Karlovac Square. Come early to soak up the atmosphere and prepare for the race, or just sit back, have a cold Karlovačko beer and enjoy!

3pm- Start packages and numbers
5:30- beginning of the program
7pm – ELITE MULTIPOWER RACE START
8pm- Start of the main Vip Karlovac 10K race
9pm- entertainment program before announcing the winners
9:15pm- Announcement of the winners of the ELITE RACE
9:30pm- announcement of the winners of the main Karlovac 10K race
10pm- Rock Concert the Nipples https://hr-hr.facebook.com/Nipplesi-281577415188446/
11:30pm- ending of the program

A few days after closing registrations the starting list will be published for both the Elite and the main race and the relay race which is part of the main race. This year’s Elite race sponsor is Multipower who has provided additional refreshments for the Elite race.

All runners will have refreshments three times during the race and after the race at the finish line. After the race there will be a Karlovačko Beer and a meal waiting for every runner which you can enjoy while you wait for the announcement of the winners. This year we will reward all runners who have run all five Karlovac 10K races so far. Our main sponsor, Vip, has secured additional activities for before and after the race. You will also find DukatFit, Grawe, Nextbike, Pernaton, Run&Trek… each of these companies have secured something interesting for you at this race! This year for the first time, we are happy to be joined by Multipower (Atlantic Group), AQUATIKA, the unique freshwater aquarium and Aurora Colapis http://www.aurora-colapis.hr/ a replica ship from the past which you can sail the river Kupa on and see one of the four Karlovac Rives up close!

City of Karlovac takes pride in the Karlovac 10K race and looks forward to it every year so this year our gift to the City is a rock concert from the Karlovac band the Nipples. Friday will be a great way to start the weekend so we suggest you take some time and plan the rest of your weekend in Karlovac and its surrounding area! There are many interesting things to see!  http://www.karlovac-touristinfo.hr/hr

Am sending you all my kind regards and hope to see you all in Karlovac at the 5th Vip Karlovac 10K!

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