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ULTRAMARATHON JADOVNIK 2019 (July 13, 2019)



22km of Jadovnik – (22 km/elevation gain 930 m) – you may find gpx track at the bottom of the page.

The shortest race of 5th edition of ultramarathon on mountain Jadovnik. It doesn’t provide ITRA/UTMB points, however represents real treat for every newcomer and fresh runner entering Skyrunning races or only prefer shorter distances.

This race starts from plateau of Cultural center at 8 AM (toghether with runners on 73km race) and goes along streets of Nijazije Nusabegovića, Valter and Brana Dučić for 1 km. Next 4 km trail is ascending to village Koševine. At 2,3 km of trail from race start you’ll find viewpoint Sokolica with great panorama of Prijepolje and Lim. At 6th km of trail, you’ll split from runners on 73km race and you’ll need some 500m to arrive to the first control point KT-1 Grdilovice (8,5km from race start) on flat surface and wide mountain trail. In order to avoid possible confusion, we will hire and inform enough volunteers to direct you in right way. Below the village, serpentine road will lead you to KT-2 Bjelobabe (13,6 km). After this control point, race is easy and goes through wide mountain trails surrounded with woods. At some point, trail will come to asphalt local road and next 1,3 km is ascending to the finish. You will enter town of Prijepolje through streets of Sarajevska, Valterova and Nijazije Musabegovića to the finish of Cultural center.

We have 4 cathegories:

Men
- 45- (up to 45yo at August 11, 2018)
- 45+ (45yo and older at August 11, 2018)

Women
- 45- (up to 45yo at August 11, 2018)
- 45+ (45yo and older at August 11, 2018)

Refreshment and control points: KT-1 (Grdilovice 8,5 km), KT-2 (Bjelobabe 13,6 km).

Time limit at finish line: Saturday, July 13 at 2 PM or 6 hours from race start

Mandatory equipment for this race is emergency isotermic sheet, windproofe and rain jacket and mobile phone. We will check madatory equipment nd in case you’ll be missing it, you’ll be penalized with 30 minutes. If you’ll be missing more than 2 pieces of equipment you’ll be disqualified. We strongly recommend trail poles, but please note that you’ll be unable to leave them on control points. You have to be semi-autonomous (water, refreshment etc).

Limit for this race is 100 runners.

JADOVNIK EXTREME 53 km – You may find all race details and ITRA points for 2019 on following link: https://tracedetrail.fr/fr/trace/trace/73305 (53,5 km / elevation gain 2.420 m, highest peak of race 1.417 m).

This is very serious and in some parts, risky race. In case of bad weather conditions and lot of rain, organizer keeps all rights to reorganize race or cancel it completely. This trail had been bulit on previous which total length was 44 km.

This race starts at 8AM from canyon (the first tunel of newly built road accros St.Sava anchiress – sacral object – we will provide more information on transfer at the bottom of the page). Trail leadsthroughout old pedestrian trail along canyon up to place Sastavci (Pančićeva omorika) through protected area of Serbian church and natural area „Gorge of river Mileševka” and then through canyon of Međanska river to village Međani, up to village Milanovići where KT-1 is positioned (9,7km from race start). You have to pay attention on your personal security in this part of the race as trail is carved on banks of river Mileševka and Međanska. Trail itself cannot be secured from risks of falling from 100m deep cliffs. Trail is also damaged due to natural erosion and landslides in past couple of years. After arriving to village Međani, trail is ascending slowly on wide macadam road. This road leads below plateau Ćetanica and house Cakovića and then through narrow pedestrian trail to plateau Ćetanica. From plateau downhil to place Drijenje on stone road to riverbed of river Mileševka that you can cross on small improvized bridge. Next 1,5 km of trail is ascending strongly to place Karaulčina and arriving on plane and mild descend to KT-2 Duboki potok (19 km). From KT-2 trail is ascending rapidly next 1,2 km on wide mountain road covered with mud through forest. When you will arrive to place Mala kosa, wavy trail will turn left through forest area Derventa and lead you to Previja to rocky slope to KT-3 Kašan (23km). After passing this control point, trail leads on old village road over areas Krš, Borje and Velika njiva dowhill to Jakšića kuća in village Gvozd. From Jakšića kuća on 23,6 km from race start, trail leads to gorge of Mileševka to the left and after 1km old village road will vanish. From that point you will have to pay attention to trail markers on the trees as the trail will take you verticaly in the first part of the gorge. After that trail will take you extremelly downhill (paved with moss and small plants) to place Sastavci on 25,7 km of the race. From Sastavci to Vrata or Viper hill you’ll have to climb on extreme ascent through mountain trail. Vrata/Viper hill is on 26,6 km of race and from that point you will continue on clear and visible trail to Kaćevo. After coming to wide macadam road on 27,7 km trail will cross with trail of Jadovnik 73km and on asphalt road trhough village Kaćevo lead to house Bukvića where it’ll be separated from 73km race and lead to KT-4 (30km) on narrow road. From KT-4 you’ll continue to village Hisardžik on rocky road by the ridge 1,8 km long that will request your attention and vigilance. Trail leads to wide village roads (mix of land and asphalt) to village Fejzići and next 3km of ascent to KT-5 Grdilovice (37,3 km) where control point for 22km race is also placed (but which trail leads in opposite direction). Trail is slowly decending and on 39,2 km enters narrow forest trail through area Mrljaci to wide forest road Belobabe where on 44 km of the race crosses with 73km and 22km race to the finish of the race. Remaining part of the race is easy and leads through asphalt road to streets of Sarajevska, Valterova and Nijazije Musabegovića.

We have 4 cathegories:

Men
- 45- (up to 45yo at August 11, 2018)
- 45+ (45yo and older at August 11, 2018)

Women
- 45- (up to 45yo at August 11, 2018)
- 45+ (45yo and older at August 11, 2018)

Refreshement and control points: KT-1 (Međani 9,7 km), KT-2 (Duboki potok 19 km), KT-3 (Kašan 23 km), KT-4 (Dundor 30 km), KT-5 (Grdilovice 37,3 km).

Time limit at the finish line: Saturday, July 13 at 9 PM (13 hours from race start)

Mandatory equipment for this race is emergency isotermic sheet, windproof and rain jacket, whistle, glass and mobile phone. We will check madatory equipment nd in case you’ll be missing it, you’ll be penalized with 30 minutes. If you’ll be missing more than 2 pieces of equipment you’ll be disqualified. We don’t recommend trail poles and please note that you’ll be unable to leave them on control points. We strongly recommend GPS devices with GPS track but please note that it may not function due to terrain specificities and gorge. You have to be semi-autonomous (water, refreshment etc).

Limit for this race is 50 runners. We will take into account only those who pay application fee on time, otherwise their applications will b deleted after kind reminder sent in timely manner.

JADOVNIK 73 km – You may find all race details and ITRA points for 2019 on following link: https://tracedetrail.fr/fr/trace/trace/73306 (73,2 km / elevaton gain 2350 m, highest peak of race 1707 m).

It would be very important to highlight that this is one of the most enjoyable ultras in this region, ideal for all runners who prefer good pace or those who are willing to step into ultras for the first time in their life. Above all, you will see the most beautiful landscapes of Jadovnik. This trail is updated version of previous 66 km from 2018.

This race starts from plateau of Cultural center at 8 AM (toghether with runners on 73km race) and goes along streets of Nijazije Nusabegovića, Valter and Brana Dučić for 1 km. Next 4 km trail is ascending to village Koševine. At 2,3 km of trail from race start you’ll find viewpoint Sokolica with great panorama of Prijepolje and Lim. On 6th kilometer of race, ultra will separate from 22km race and reach KT-1 Ivanje by narrow forest roads, macadam and village roads on 10km of the race.
After passing the first control point, trail is slightly ascending next 5 km, going through villages Divce and Brančiće and then descending to village Dečevo. From that point leads to Sopotnice on waivy trail to KT-2 Sopotnica, near waterfalls. This area is protected natural resort „Slapovi Sopotnice”, one of three protected areas on this mountain. Some 3 km from KT-2 on way to village Vodice, trail leads on wide mountain road to place Prepeće, after which you will climb to Jadovnik plateau that will give you great view on Montenegro mountains (Ljubišnja, Durmitor, Sinjajevina, Bjelasica, Komovi, Prokletije...). In this series of viewpoints, the very first one is Savin krš from which trail will lead you to grassland over Vitljika and below Vranića stijena where KT-3 is placed, on 29. km. Time limit for this control point is 7 hours from race start. From KT-3 trail goes through valley below Vranića stijena, turns left towards heartland of mountain, i.e. to the east. Trails goes along plateau without any difficult stages.
On 31.km trail leads left to the west side of Jadovnik, overlaps with „Health trail” projected and marked by SUES Fiulj in cooperation with JP „Srbijašume”, organization in charge of protection and management of area „Jadovnik-Ozren”. Trail is circular and 9,7 km long. After this circle, trail leads back to place Vitiljka, just before KT-4 Vranića stijene 2 (repeated KT-3). Trail overlaps with previous one in total length of 700 m. After KT-4, trail leads to short climb on rocky ridge above clifs of Vranića stijene and to flat part of mountain to Ančića fields. The next 3 km trail is waivy and leads below peak Katunić. Katunić is the highest peak of Jadovnik and surrounding mountains with 1.734 m. Control point KT-5 Katunić is placed on 41 km of race at 1.708m. From KT-5 to place Kašan, where next control point is placed KT-6 Kašan on 51 km of race (time limit is 13 hours from race start), trail leads to pastries of Jadovnik through places Kozomor, Pedeljica, Pavića Do, Okruglica, Taslačko polje, Kamenjače, Smrdan, Kolibe, Studenac and Duga smrča. Trail leads downhill to Kašani, through village Milošev do and Gvozd to control point KT-6 Kašan. From Kašan to next control KT-7 Bjelobabe (63 km), trail is mainly flat with few waivy segments and goes by wide macadam roads and short asphalt part through village Kaćevo where it connects with Jadovnik Extreme to Dundor. Trail on this part of the race goes through Bučje area and then to villages Kaćevo, Hisradžik and Bjelobabe (where it overlaps with Jadovnik 22 km and goes along with it to the finish line) and through serpentines leads to KT-7 Bjelobabe. At village Bjelobabe, trail overlaps with Jadovnik Extreme 53 km near Puzovića house and after 1 km separates from it. After KT-7 Bjelobabe, trail goes along flat and wide forest road covered with forest, crosses Jadovnik extreme 53 km and enters town of Prijepolje through streets of Sarajevska, Valterova and Nijazije Musabegovića to the finish line at plateau of Cultural center.

We have 4 cathegories:

Men
- 45- (up to 45yo at August 11, 2018)
- 45+ (45yo and older at August 11, 2018)

Women
- 45- (up to 45yo at August 11, 2018)
- 45+ (45yo and older at August 11, 2018)

Refreshment and control points: KT-1 (Ivanje 9,7 km), KT-2 (Sopotnica 21,5 km), KT-3 i KT-4. (Vranića stijene 29 km i 36,5 km), KT-5 (Katunić 41,5 km), KT-6 (Kašan 51 km), KT-7 (Bjelobabe 63 km).

Time limit at the finish line: Sunday, July 14 at 2 AM, 18 hours from race start

Mandatory equipment for this race is emergency isotermic sheet, head lamp, whistle, glass and mobile phone. We will check madatory equipment nd in case you’ll be missing it, you’ll be penalized with 30 minutes. You may place head lamp in drop bag, but you have to carry it from drop bag point. Control of mandatory equipment will be at KT-7 Bjelobabe for head lamp, for other equipment earlier. If you’ll be missing more than 2 pieces of equipment you’ll be disqualified. We recommend trail poles, but please note that you’ll be unable to leave them on control points. We strongly recommend GPS devices with GPS track. You have to be semi-autonomous (water, refreshment etc).

Limit for this race is 100 runners.

Important information for all races:
Every participant must wear BIB at any time on visible place on t-shirt or jacket (chest, belt frontally), not under jacket! Otherwise, he/she will be disqualified. Loss of BIB will draw automatic disqualification of any participant as well. You may file complaints to our e-mail – skyrunning.serbia@gmail.com 48 hours after the race latest. After this period, complaints will not be taken under consideration.

Start and finish for 22km and 73km is from center of Prijepolje Cultural center on 450 m. Only Extreme 53 km starts from tunel at entrance of Mileševa gorge where all runners will be transfered by bus. End for all races will be at center of Prijepolje.

Race office will be in Cultural center in Prijepolje on Friday, July 12 from 4 PM to 10 PM. Technical meeting will be held at 9 PM with all participants. Award ceremony will be organized at Cultural center plateau on Sunday at 10 AM.

Please contact vekapr@ymail.com for accomodation details.

Race applications will be opened on www.trka.rs from December 7, 2018 at 9 AM and closed at June 19, 2019 at 4 PM. Application fee for 73 km is 3.200 RSD/27 EUR, for 53 km is 2.400 km/20 EUR and for 22 km is 1.600 RSD/14 EUR. All participants will receive finisher’s medal. Package for 22 km includes cotton t-shirt, for 53 km active t-shirt and for 73 km, both cotton and active t-shirt.

At control point KT-3 Kašan you will be able to take over drop bags that you’ll deposit in race office on Friday. This is valid only for runners on 53 km and 73 km. For runners on 53 km control point will be on 23rd km and for runners on 73 km on 51st km.

All participants will be served free lunch on Sunday after award ceremony near Cultural center by exchanging vouchers received in start package.

Additional details and/or modification will be sent in final mail by end of June 2019. In case of bad weather condtions, race will be postponed to Sunday, July 14, 2019.

Races will bring points to all participants in Skyrunning league of Serbia for:
• 22 km Sky Classic
• 53 & 73 km Sky Extra

Bus transport: The very first participants who pay application fee will have free bus ride from Belgrade to Prijepolje. We will inform you duly about time and place of departure/return. You may find all information about mountain in previous editions - http://www.ugjadovnik.com/.

Prijepolje is located app. 300 km from Belgrade and 180 km from Podgorica. Weather in July is warm, however you may expect colder weather during the night on Jadovnik.

Please find below weather forecats: https://www.yr.no/place/Serbia/Other/Jadovnik/long.html

GPS tracks are listed at the bottom of the page.

Looking forward seeing you in Prijepolje! Welcome!!

Jadovnik 22km gpx
Jadovnik 53
Jadovnik 73

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