Let’s run together by the lake of Pogradec, enjoy the history and the natural beauties of this city.The half night marathon will take place on the new road of Pogradec. The road passes by the beautiful lake, starting from the characteristic and old village "Lin" to the city of Pogradec. (Finish is determined by 21 Km).
Minimarathon starts in the city center of Pogradec, road passes by the beautiful lake to the old village "Tushemisht" and returns to the center of Pogradec. (The finish is determined 10 Km)
Participants will be from all over Albania but also from other countries of the world. People who want to enjoy the beautiful tourism that this city offers and the surrounding villages.
This half marathon, will be a stunning new challenge for all participants and many visitors who will be in the city of Pogradec during the hot month of July. The participants will run by the lake, on a very pleasant road, fresh and full of flowers, numerous water supply points and fruit juices.Under the rhythm of the runners' steps, this activity will be synchronized and revived with extraordinary re-dimensions from the oldest history of the city of Pogradec.
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half marathon night
The road is completely paved, the road from the village of Lin to Pogradec. We will run on the right side of the road in the direction Lin – Pogradec, first the road crosses the exit from the village of Lin, then runners will run in the lane of the promenade, The security forces shoul be careful and ensure that during the time the marathon takes place (from 19:00 – 23:00 pm, the vehicles will move carefully on its left side, (one side of the road preferably should be free) and preferably stop the traffic at some points such as junctions, or it can be crossed carefully.Runners will enjoy the fresh lake air, admiring the landscapes of a nature that speaks the language of wonder. A very interesting itinerary will be traversed, while getting acquainted with the inhabited centers but also with the places that keep the historical identity fresh.
Length of the asphalt road “Enkelana”, 21 Km and 97 mt Departure, Start center of Lin village. Arrival, Finish in the center of Pogradec.
- Start Lin village – Piskupat village, 4.8 Km in total. (water supply point),
- Piskupat village–Lyhnidas hotel , 4.7 Km (water supply point),
- Lyhnidas Hotel – Udënisht village, 4.1 Km, (water supply point & banana, apple, watermelon or cherries),
- Udënisht village – Memlisht village, 3.3 Km , (water supply point, apples and watermelon),
- Memëlisht village- Pogradec city , (Finish- water supply point, fruit),
In the half marathon of 21 Km, can participate all those who have reached the age of 18.
10 km marathon
The road is completely paved, you will run inside the city, the road from the city center to the north, take the turn at the entrance to the city, the ring road, the roundabout, then we turn left towards the national road, and run non-stop to the center of Drilon village and turn towards the promenade. We will run in a ring shape, along the entire width of the roads towards the village of Drilon, (the city ring segment and the national road are blocked for only 30 minutes), and then the runners will continue in the promenade lane. There should special care by the The state policy should make sure that during the time of the marathon (from 19:00 21:00), the
vehicles will move carefully on the left of the road. In some points such as crossroads, the ring road and the national highway the vehicles’ circulation should be interrupted or it should be crossed with special care.
Runners will enjoy the clean streets of the city, the flowers of the season, the fresh air of Lake Pogradec. They will admire the landscapes of a nature that speaks the language of wonder. A very interesting itinerary will be traversed getting acquainted with the inhabited centers but also with the places that keep the historical identity fresh.
Length of the asphalt road “Enkelana”, 10 Km. Departure, Start, center of Pogradec, it continues towards Drilon touristic village Arrival, Finish in the center of Pogradec.
In the half marathon of 10 Km, can participate all those who have reached the age of 16.