We are happy and proud to announce that the best ultrarunners in the world will take part at the race SLO12RUN, 4.6.2023 in Kranj:
Andrzej ‘meloniq’ Piotrowski (Poland), Malgorzata Pazda Pozorska (Poland), Radka Churaňová (Czech Republic), Mara Guler (Romania), Marco Visintini (Italy), Tamás Bódis (Hungary), Pascal Rüeger (Switzerland), Michal Šuľa (Serbia), the winner of SLO12RUN 2022 Uroš Srnec (Slovenia) and many others.
We also expect the confirmation of the winner of SLO12RUN 2022 Patrycja Bereznowska (Poland) and spanish ultrarunner Ivan Penalba Lopez.
Yiannis Kouros, the legend of ultra running will bw the honour guest in Kranj.
YIANNIS KOUROS (GR) – Running God
He is/was the owner of many world records, from 100-1000 miles, 12-hour to 6-day races.
In 1984 he won the Spartathlon, with a record time, in 1985 he won Sydney-Melbourne Ultramarathon (5 days, 5 hours in 7 minutes).
12h – 162.543 km
24h – 303.506 km
48h – 473.495 km
6 DAYS – 1038.851 km
PATRYCJA BEREZNOWSKA, POLAND
Polish Patrycja Bereznowska is one of the biggest names in the women’s ultramarathon of all time. She has “countless” top places from the most important competitions in the world. In May 2022 she set a world record in 48 hour run – 403.32 km.
With a time of 24 hours and 48 minutes, Bereznowska holds the women’s record at the famous Spartathlon.
– BADWATER, Death Valley: she finished in 2019 as the 1st woman and in 2nd place overall.
– 12 hours (140.323 km)
– 24 hours (259.990 km)
– 48 hours (403.320 km)
ANDRZEJ ‘meloniq’ PIOTROWSKI, POLAND
Andrzej is one of the best ultrarunners in the world. Last year, in Verona, he achieved the third all-time result in the 24-hour race (301,858 km), right behind Sorokin and the Greek god of running, Yiannis Kouros, who will also be our guest of honor this time.
He says that he is coming to Kranj for good training and a short vacation with his partner Olga, who will also run the 6-hour of the SLO12RUN.
PASCAL RÜEGER, SWITZERLAND
,,Just did my race calendar for this year! I am definitly „in“ at your race (SLO12RUN) and moreover I judge it as a A-Priority Race… so I will try to beat my PB which is at 159k now.”
- 12h 157.986 km
- 100 km 7:34:45
MARCO VISINTINI, ITALY
“I am coming to SLO12RUN to break the record of this competition (152.75 km), which is owned by Marco Bonfiglio (2015)”.
Visintini can boast of a series of excellent results on long distances, especially his performance at the European Championships (24h, Verona 2022), which he took third place with the fifth result of all time (288.437 km).
He is also the winner Ultrabalaton 2023.
MARA GULER, ROMANIA
We are proud to announce that MARA GULER, owner of the Romanian record for 6 and 24 hours, winner (Policoro/6 days), winner (Athens/1000 miles) will also be at the start of SLO12RUN 2023
RADKA CHURAŇOVÁ, CZECH REPUBLIC
GOSIA PAZDA POZORSKA, POLAND
Gosia Pazda Pozorska from Poland, one of the best ultrarunners, will also participate at SLO12RUN.
She has been running since the end of 2013. She completed Spartathlon, UTMB, Lavaredo, etc. and participated in many international runs for 50 km, 100 km, 12 h, 24 h and world championships.
-12h: 144.832 km
-24h: 261.060 km
“I really enjoy running, it makes me feel healthy and strong.”
TAMAS BODIS, HUNGARY