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SarahCrunning - 04/04/2018 20:25:39
100 Miles of Istria
100 Miles of Istria and its shorter siblings are the biggest trail running event in Croatia. The 100 mile race starts at 5pm local time on Friday 6th April in Labin on the east coast. It takes runners across the whole beautiful Istrian peninsula and is the Red/elite route. The Blue 110km race starts at midnight on Friday/Saturday in Lovan. The Green 67km event starts at 8am on Saturday in Buzet, and the Yellow 41km race starts at 2pm in Motovun. All the events finish in Umag in the west.

The event started with 237 runners in 2013. The sixth edition this weekend will involve over 1000 competitors and is part of the Ultra-Trail World Tour. The cut-off for the 100 mile event is 46 hours. This year's elite runners include Francesca Canepa, Julien Chorier and Paul Giblin. In this case, 'elites' are those who are UTWT supported athletes or who have 800+ (men) or 700+ (women) ITRA points.

It looks set to be an exciting weekend and we will be watching closely.
Sarah Cooke

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SarahCrunning - 08/04/2018 22:43:18
RE:100 Miles of Istria
Congratulations to Great Britain's Paul Giblin for winning the 100 mile race. He finished an impressive 30 minutes ahead of second placed Luca Moro. The women's race was won by Francesca Canepa. These were the podium finishers from all the races:


1. Paul Giblin (Great Britain) - 21:06:53
2. Luca Moro (Italy) - 21:36:32
3. Péter Gyurkó (Hungary) - 21:50:53

1. Francesca Canepa (Italy) - 22:49:33
2. Katja Kegl Vencelj (Slovenia) - 23:25:44
3. Klara Bajec (Slovenia) - 27:20:12


1. Roberto Mastrotto (Italy)
2. Martin Halasz (Slovakia)
3. Carlo Salvetti (Italy)

1. Kamila Glodowska (Poland)
2. Katja Drobez (Slovenia)
3. Diana Surubaru (Romania)


1. Ivan Hrastovec (Slovenia)
2. Julien Chorier (France)
3. Michael Geisler (Austria)

1. Anastasia Chelyshera (Russia)
2. Sabrina Rath (Austria)
3. Evelyne Lachner (Austria)


1. Matic Caculovic (Slovenia)
2. Lukas Schaffenrath (Austria)
3. Kai Malzahn (Germany)

1. Barbara Trunkelj (Slovenia)
2. Maja Urban (Croatia)
3. Vana Cargonja (Croatia)
Sarah Cooke


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