Last year's (third) edition attracted 1000 contestants from 23 different countries and about as many visitors from Croatia and other foregin countries. At this year's edition, which is scheduled on September 2nd, 2017 we expected 1.500 contestants! The centre of events will be Umag, i.e. the Stella Maris Resort, which will be the finishing point of the race.
Contestants will be able to choose between three categories: 42 km marathon, 21 km half-marathon and 3 x 7 km relay race.
Whether you happen to be a professional athlete, an aficionado of running and nature or simply a an amateur who wants to try something similar for the first time, Istria Wine Run will offer you equal pleasure and the unique chance to test your physical endurance and get to know Istria from a somewhat different perspective. This race has as much as 17 refreshing points, 15 of which offering wine in the marathon category. Contestants running the half-marathon or relay race may stop at 9 refreshment points, 8 of which offering wine. The race places a particular emphasis on having a good time and presenting the wine and food of Istria.
Another specific feature of the race is the option of competing in fancy dress, while the best ˝running costume˝ will receive a special prize.
We have prepared a wide range of fun activities for the youngest family members during the Istrian Wine Run 2017. While parents are running the marathon, kids may have fun with our Activities Team or participate in Kid's race. Find out the details of the activities program.
Be sure not to miss this unique event and come to the Istrian Wine Run!
Are you planning to come to Umag for the Istrian Wine Run, but need accommodation? Take advantage of a special discount* of 10% that we have approved for the participants of the race. If you book your stay till March 31st, 2017 you will get the chance for more favorable conditions (early booking) **
* Booking terms: Accommodation must be booked untill August 20th, 2017 through the Istraturist reservation centre, in the minimum duration of 1 overnight, for the period from August 30th till September 4th, 2017. The discount can be redeemed only with the promo code, and cannot be received afterwards. Promo code is obtained by the organizer after the payment of the race registration fee.
** The offer is selective; doesn't apply to selected periods, facilities and accomodation units.
For more information, visit the web page istrianwinerun.hr, or contact the organisers on firstname.lastname@example.org; T: +385 (0) 98 936 2420