Dates: September 29th – October 6th, 2019
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
Prices range from:
- €2,600.00 per person – double room (twin share)
- €3,000.00 per person – single room (sing occupancy)
You will pay a deposit of 10% to secure your spot. Once confirmed, your tour operator will charge the remaining amount.
Average daily running distance: 20 km
Longest running distance: 36 km
Starting point: Zagreb, Croatia
Group size: up to 18 participants
TABLE OF CONTENTS
What level of running is this trip suitable for?
Are there any alternatives for non-runners?
What’s included in the price?
What’s NOT included in the price?
See Additional Information for more details on Payment Procedure and Cancellation Policy.
DAY 1 | ARRIVAL
Zagreb meet and warm-up run. Afterward, there will be time to explore Zagreb (at own leisure), and later group dinner TBC (own cost). Accommodation: 3-4 star hotel
DAY 2 | FROM LOVRAN TO CRES
Early morning we will depart Zagreb and travel by bus to Lovran.
Run: Lovran > Mount Učka > Medveja (22km)
Lunch will be supplied on the run.
After the run, we will take a dinghy to the boat anchored offshore. From there we’ll sail to Cres, where we’ll have some time to explore Cres village upon arrival. Dinner will be served on the boat.
BOAT: Lastavica (Swallow)
DAY 3 | VALUN – LUBINICE
Today, we’ll sail to Valun.
Run: Valun > Lubinice > Lubinice beach (Plaza St Ivan) (approx. 15km) > Swim > Pick up runners (dinghy).
Transport to the second beach around headland Plava Grota > drop off keen runners for the second run to Martinscicia (approx. 10km)
The boat will meet runners at Martinscicia. We’ll then sail to Mali Losinj. Dinner on boat.
DAY 4 | VELI LOSINJ
Run: Mali Losinj > circumnavigate Losinj to Veli Losinj (25km).
Pick up @ Veli or Mali Losinj (depending on weather). Stay overnight on the boat in port at Veli Losinj for early morning sail OR sail in the evening to Rab. Dinner on boat.
DAY 5 | LOPAR – RAB
Runners will be transported to Lopar (boat or overland) for the day’s run.
Run: Lopar > Rab (16km).
We’ll have a late lunch in Rab, where we’ll also find time to explore the town. O/N Rab. Dinner on boat.
DAY 6 | RAB – ZADAR
Today, we’ll sail to TBC between Rab and Zadar. There might be opportunity for a swim. Overnight will be spent in port at Zadar, a historic old town that we’ll go explore. Dinner will be served on the boat.
DAY 7 | STARIGRAD
Today, we’ll depart with the boat early opting for overland transport to Starigrad.
Run: Sveto Brdo (37km).
We’ll stay in Starigrad, at Rajna Hotel, for our final night, and have a celebratory dinner at Dinko bar (a famous climbing/outdoors bar).
DAY 8 | DEPARTURE
On the day of departure, we will return to Zagreb to finish the tour with lunch in a local pub.
*Option for guests to depart tour from Starigrad and make own way south (Split / Dubrovnik)
*Night accommodation in Zagreb not included
What Level of Running is this trip Suitable for?
It is suggested that you have the ability to be at a half marathon at 60-70% event pace and able to complete 15km+ at the same pace next day.
Are there any Alternatives for Non-runners?
Non-running guests can stay aboard the boat and visit attractions en route sailing, exploring villages, swimming in coves etc.
We try to cater to all dietary requirements where possible, within the context of being boat bound and in small villages. Please enquire.
What’s Included in the Price?
- Most daily meals (see the itinerary above for more details)
- 2 nights land-based accommodation
- 5 nights boat-based accommodation (ensuite rooms)
- Running guides
- Land transfers
What’s NOT Included in the Price?
- Travel to Zagreb
- Transfer from airport to Zagreb city
- Travel insurance