I FEEL SLOVENIA12RUN – race report (IAU website)

On June 4, a crowd of foreign and Slovenian ultrarunners gathered again in the center of Kranj to compete at the I FEEL SLOVENIA12RUN running event (6 and 12 hours run). At the same time, the second national championship for 12 hours and the championship of Bosnia and Herzegovina for 6 hours were held.

Almost 140 runners from more than 20 countries (Taiwan, Tunisia, Denmark, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Croatia, Austria, Finland, Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina and others) stood at the start. The competition among men for 12 hours was very strong, as the best foreign ultrarunners took part in the race, such as Andrzey Piotrowski (Poland), Marco Visintini (Italy), Pascal Rüeger (Switzerland), Michal Šuľa (Serbia), Pavle Kruljac from Croatia, winner of SLO12RUN 2022 Uroš Srnec (Slovenia) and many others. The Greek ultrarunning legend Yiannis Kouros was also the guest of honor this year.

The winner of the 12-hour run is the Italian Annalisa Fitti, while the Swiss Pascal Rüeger celebrated among the men

Annalisa Fitti won the women’s 12-hour race, covering 132.950 km, second place went to Romanian Mara Guler (126.250 km), and third place to Slovenian Marjeta Gomilšak (123.120 km).

Among the men, Pascal Rüeger (161.250 km) won the 12-hour race, Pavle Kruljac from Croatia came in second, who also set a new Croatian record (150 km), and Slovenian Domen Kozjek (131.170 km, winner of SLO12RUN 2021) took third place.