14th winter league season
14th anniversary of the Istrian winter league proves how popular running is in Istria. There are different recreational 6 or 9 kilometre races being held throughout the entire winter, up until March. Make sure not to miss the upcoming exciting adventures.
Entry fee will amount 120.00 HRK and it’s paid by the purchase of starting number which is valid for all races. There will be trails of different profiles, properly marked, which length ranges from 6 km to about 9 km.
Istrian Winter Running League 2018/19
1. round: 04.11.2018. Medulin
2. round: 18.11.2018. Poreč-Parenzo
3. round: 02.12.2018. Pazin
4. round: 09.12.2018. Sečovlje (SLO)
5. round: 13.01.2019. Sv. Petar u šumi
6. round: 27.01.2019. Rabac
7. round: 10.02.2019. Vodnjan-Dignano
8. round: 24.02.2019. Pula-Pola
9. round: 03.03.2019. Umag-Umago
21:30 - 23:00 h
On Tuesdays at 9:30 PM, from June 11 to September 10, discover the secrets of Labin Old town during a free night sightseeing tour in Croatian, English, German and Italian. Your female guides dressed as Sentona-the patroness of travellers-will introduce you with the ancient people known as Liburni and the outcome of the battle with the Uskoks, while their male colleagues wearing miners' uniform will proudly tell you all about the famous Labin Republic and the local miners' riot. Get to know the exciting lives of Matthias Flacius, Labin native theologian and a close associate of Martin Luther, a Labin-born socialist Giuseppina Martinuzzi and Josip Belušić, the inventor of speedometer. Find out how a mine replica was built in the National museum at Battiala-Lazzarini palace, and finish your tour in front of Negri palace with indigenous Istrian produce tasting.
Tours start at 9:30 PM in front of Info point at Labin Old town, and finish at 11 PM in front of Negri palace.
Labin Art Republika
Titov trg 11, Labin
Traditional religious celebration and folk festival
Festival of arts and culture
Labin art republic is a project of reviving historical and cultural heritage of the medieval Istrian town of Labin.
In July and August the town of Labin transforms into an authentic little art republic. Its small theatre, the church, the old square, streets and the flight of stairs take the role of a stage. Various theatre groups and musicians perform on its ‘boards’.
Ateliers, galleries and collections are open for visitors. More than thirty academic painters work in the town. Do not miss the athmoshere of the town to which the Labin art republic gives a completely new visual identity.
This summer walk around the Old town and meet the local historical figures, such as the protestant church reformer Matthias Flacius Illyricus, a socialist Giuseppina Martinuzzi and a local mine worker.
A winning combination of sports and tourism! Valamar Trail is a unique running experience through the wilderness of Istria! After IstraTrek, 100 Miles of Istria and Valamar Terra Magica Trail, the beautiful eastern coast of Istria offers another attractive race.
The Valamar Trail is a trail running race or one taking place in the middle of the countryside along marked trails and made up of 3 different races. Classified by different difficulties, the races are suitable for everyone, from the top trail runners to trail amateurs.
There are two races for professionals: the first one is the longest one, 56.6 km with 1,810 m altitude which brings three ITRA qualifying points for UTMB; the second race is shorter, 30.6 km with 1,000 m altitude, bringing two ITRA qualifying points. For amateurs there's "sweet little trail" of 11.8 km with 390 m altitude.
All trails extend through the beautiful surroundings of Rabac and Labin and are bordered by Plomin Bay to the north and the Raša Channel to the south. Competitors can enjoy the beautiful views from Oštri, Skitača, Crna punta, Standar as well as running along the charming streets of the old town of Labin and the picturesque hamlets along the trail.
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Tourist Board is not responsable for any decision of the organizers to change the terms, participants, programmes and prices or to cancel performances
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