5 sporting events we look forward to
Posted on 7. April 2017 in TO-DO by Dijana Šabić.
Each Friday, we bring you a list of 5 things to do/see/try while you’re on Brač. This time, we’re putting some light on sporting events we look forward to the most this summer! Will you run (away) with us? 🙂
PHOTO BY SUTIVAN TOURIST BOARD
#1 UVATI VITAR cycling race | 19.-21.5.
This big cycling XCM & XCP marathon on Brač starts and finishes in Sutivan – the best bike-friendly destination on Brač! “Uvati vitar”, Croatian Cup – cycling race will be held for the second time, from May 19th to May 21st. 100 km circular trail passes through the town of Supetar, municipality of Nerežišća, Postira, and Milna with finish in Sutivan will delight all cyclists riding through the stunning landscapes of the island.
PHOTO BY EXTREMIS
#2 RUN BRAČ | 16.-17.6.
Run and bring family and friends to an unforgettable active weekend on the island Brač! On June 17th across race RUN BRAČ of 5 km will take place, leading you on the panoramic road through olive groves from start in Selca to finish in Sumartin. For little runners there are a fun racing competition KIDS RUN on June 16th in Povlja.
#3 TRIATHLON TRANS PUČIŠĆA | to be announced
This sporting event is organized by the local youth in Pučišća, and it has been taking place for the past few years. Running route is 3.5 km and contestants run the asphalt roads, stone stairs, and streets of this lovely village. It is designed so that professionals, as well as amateurs, can join and participate.
PHOTO BY PEXELS
#4 IFCA GRAND PRIX CROATIA | windsurfing competition | 22.-25.8.
IFCA Grand Prix Series 2017 is organized by international windsurfing association. It will take place in Bol and will include IFCA Women Slalom EC and IFCA Men Master Slalom EC. Slalom is one of the most spectacular and powerful windsurfing disciplines. The short races of 3 to 5 minutes can be raced in compact areas close to the spectators.
PHOTO BY HRVOJE GABRIĆ
#5 KALATON | to be announced
Kalaton is an original sporting event taking place in Milna and slowly becoming a traditional summer attraction! It is a sporty, recreational, fun, and educational competition. It includes running through the centuries-old districts and streets of lovely Milna. Follow the map, road markings, check-in at certain points, and finish your race on the waterfront…
So, put on your running shoes, sign up for some of these (or all of these!) sporting events, and enjoy your active holiday! #runcation #bestofbrac