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Sports in Kranj

Kranj offers ideal conditions for athletic training, as it has an exceptional sports infrastructure, as well as everything that teams of athletes need for successful preparation. Not only professional athletes, but also sports enthusiasts can find everything they need in Kranj. Outdoors or indoors, there is something for everyone. Check out the tips below and choose the ones that will get the blood flowing through your veins.

 

Outdoor activities

The warm autumn sun is just so inviting for sports in nature. Kranj has quite a few corners where you can breathe fresh air and relax your body, even with a beautiful view. You can choose from a variety of cycling, running, walking and hiking trails. Wherever the path may take you, don't forget a spark of curiosity and explore the hidden paths that can bring you most beautiful moments. At the same time, please respect the natural beauty and its inhabitants, so that their beauty can be admired by those who come after you.

 

Horseback riding

The beauty, elegance and grandeur of horses are usually what attract people to equestrianism. In Kranj, you can experience adventures with horses on the Brdo and Ovsenik estates.

 

Golf

The Brdo Golf Course is located in a peaceful natural environment on an estate that has more than 500 years of history. The course is particularly suitable for beginners as the distances between holes are shorter and do not require a lot of experience in golf.

 

Climbing

The Plezarna activities centre offers high quality leisure time opportunities for recreational athletes and professional climbers. Here you can climb independently or learn with guided and individual climbing exercises. Plezarna is family-friendly and there are plenty of activities for both adults and children.

 

Swimming

At the moment, it's a bit too cold to jump into rivers or lakes, but the Kokra and Sava Rivers, the Lake Trboje and the Bobovek Ponds are always a great idea for short trips. The autumn colours suit them so well. You can also swim in the Olympic indoor pool, which has a large and a small pool as well as a fitness centre and training rooms for sport climbing and boxing.

 

4th Run for Kranj – the Vincenc Draksler Memorial

This year's event will take place in a slightly different form, as each runner will be running by themselves. Also people who like to hike are invited to take part in the walk in memory of Vincenc Draksler, which will take place on October 10 along the Sava River, on the Path of the Jeprca Teacher with its many cultural and natural attractions. Runners can choose between the 3.3 km run and the 10 km run. They can determine the route themselves and then submit their results on a special form on the event website no later than 10 October at midnight. Part of the income from the symbolic participation fees will again be donated to charity. Further information about the event can be found here.