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2nd Istrian Wine Run this Sunday

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The story which started one year ago will continue this Sunday..

After a successful first edition, which saw large crowds and participants, the 2nd Istrian Wine Run will take place on 6 September.

The Istrian Wine Run is open to both professional and amateur athletes who want to try something different. The race puts a special emphasis on fun and entertainment of competitors but at the same time it wants to tell more about enological and gastronomical offer of rural Istria.

While running along the route competitors will pass several wine cellars and a number of refreshing points where they are able to taste great wines of Istrian winemakers. At the starting and finishing point as well as at certain points along the route, runners will be animated by different musical entertainers.

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Competitors are encouraged to dress up in costume for the race to help with the atmosphere. It is important to note that the winners of the race in the men’s and women’s marathon category will be awarded with a quantity of wine corresponding to their own weight.

Participants can choose among the three categories in this year’s race: the marathon (42 km), half marathon (21 km) and relay (3 x 7 km).

Start of the marathon will be held on Sunday at 08:00 hours in Momjan, while the start of the half-marathon and relay race is scheduled at 10:00 hours in Brtonigla.

The delivery of the start packages for the participants and application confirmations will be held at the Stella Maris complex on the evening before the start of the race, on Saturday, 09.05.2015., from 18:00 to 21:00 hours and on the day of the race from 06:00 hours in the morning. (photos/ Istrianwinerun)

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