28 September

Vertical 5km

Vertical 5km is an extreme mountain race in Peshtani, a village near Ohrid. The race starts at the foothill of Galichica mountain, in the center of Peshtani village, and follows a direct vertical line on Galichica’s western side. The race itself traces an unusual path, something that can rarely be seen on Galichica mountain. The vertical runs near Chumo Vlaga peak, at around 1.800 meters above sea level.

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STARTER PACKAGE

Vertical 5km


  1. Technical T-shirt
  2. Bandana
  3. Medal – finisher
  4. Starting number
  5. Refreshments and food
  6. Gifts from sponsors

Peshtani Extreme Vertical races will have early and regular registration. The price of Vertical 5km for early registration is 20€, and for regular registration is 26€. In addition to registering for one of the races, runners can also register to run in both races, for which there is a discount. You can do that by registering for the Combined trail (Vertical 5km + Bajrache trail). The deadline for early registration is 30.04.2024, while the deadline for registrations for all races is 21.09.2024 (if the predicted number is not filled).

By paying the registration fee, each competitor receives a starting package. A refund of the paid registration fee is made only in case of cancellation of the race due to the fault of the organizer. For all other reasons (force majeure) over which the Organizer has no jurisdiction, and which may lead to the cancellation of the race, funds will not be refunded.

Registration of competitors who have been suspended for doping in any sport will not be accepted.




RACE INFORMATION

VERTICAL 5km

The pick-up of the starter packages will be on the beach itself, about 50 meters from the center of the village Peshtani. The exact time for the expo and the start of the races will be determined further.


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Path



ALTITUDE DIFFERENCE AND ROUTE

Most of the route passes through stony and rocky parts, dirt paths, and meadows where a 1.150m height difference is overcome.




AVERAGE INCLINE

The average slope of the path is about 23%, and in places, it reaches a slope of 35%-40%.




PATH LENGTH

Vertical 5km is a race with a length of approximately 5 km.




ALTITUDE

The start is in the village of Peshtani, and the finish is near the peak of Chumo Vlaga 1.801 meters above sea level.


VIDEO OF THE TRAIL

Vertical 5km

In the following video you can see the route that will be run in the Vertical 5km race.

RACE INFORMATION


  • Awards
  • Refreshment points
Awards

Awards will be awarded for the first 3 places, both in the women’s and in the men’s competition. First-place winners will be awarded with rich gifts (goods prizes) provided by our sponsors.

Refreshment points

There will be 3 refreshment points during the race. One will be located at the start, the second one will be located halfway the race (after 2 km), and the third one at the finish.