Enduro Grozni 2017 | April 8th/9th


SloEnduro Grozni | April 8th/9th | Grožnjan (CRO)

Basic informations

Organiser: BBK Grožnjan, Grožnjan (CRO)

Race date: April 8th/9th 2017

Race venue: Grožnjan (CRO)

Head of race: Manuel Vigini

Course chief + contact: Alen Jurjević

Race office chief + contact: Manuel Vigini

Format: Saturday training + prologue. Sunday aprox. five stages on different trails around Grožnjan.

Organisation contacts:

Manuel Vigini | +385 98 927 3443

mailicongreen info@bbk-groznjan.com | head of the race | Manuel Vigini | 00385/98/9273443

mailicongreen course chief | Alen Jurjević | 00385/91/5354181

webicongreen http://www.bbk-groznjan.com

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Timing crew

mailicongreen kucipedal@gmail.com  | Aleš Makuc | +38631851539

Race description

Enduro Grožnjan is a two day event, organized with a SloEnduro series and nation ENDCro cup of Croatia. On Saturday there will be time to check the course of the race. In the evening there will be a prologue held in Grožnjan town, to warm up the athmosphere. Sunday will be a main race day. Race course will take the riders trough five stages on different trails around Grožnjan.

Prologue will be held in the evening, so there is a chance of being dark. Organisers advise to use the bike lights. Rest of the stages will be held on mostly dirt ground with some  rock sections.

Exact race course will be announced in days before the race

Race format

Classical enduro format with five special stages and a prologue a day before the main race. Participation on the prologue is not mandatory. Riders not present on the prologue will be given a time of the last ranked rider + 10 seconds penalty.

Starting order

Starting order will be made according to SloEnduro rules. Riders will ride in normal starting order, so the best ranked rider (number 1) will start the first, while the rest will follow.

Prologue starting order will be reversed. So rider with number 1 will start the last.

Race programme


8:00 Welcome coffee

9.00 – 15.00 Course check

14.30 – 16.00 Race office open

17:30 – 18:30 Prologue training

18:45 Riders meeting

19.00 Prologue start (first rider at the start of the prologue)

21:00 Ceremony “King of prolog”

21.00 Enduro Party


8:30 – 9:30 Race office open

9.45 Riders meeting

10.00 First rider start from Grožnjan

16.30 Riders aspected in the finish

18.00 Award ceremony

Course description

Race will be held on the course with five different stages, with total length of approximately 37km and about 1350 meters of height gain/loss. Stages will mostly run on the new trails around Grožnjan. They are mostly held on dirt ground with some rock sections, more or less in the woods with some open sections offering stoning views. Stages are fast, while the transfers are held on gravel road.

Start and finish of the race will be held in Grožnjan town, as well as the feeding zone offering some drinks and food for the riders.

Exact course with course map will be published on Thursday, April 6th 2017.


Kenda SuperStage will be organised on the Enduro Grožnjan. Organisers will decide which stage is the most special one which will be remembered by riders the most. That stage will be chosen to wear a title “Kenda SuperStage”. Fastest rider on that stage will be awarded by Kenda.

Which stage is it, will be announced together with the course details.


The easiest and almost only way to get to Grožnjan is from Buje. The way from Buje is properly marked with road signalization all the way. Main race venue will be held on Grožnjan town square on the town entrance itself, next to the Church.

Race office, timing crew and informations will be present in the hall next to the town square, easy to find. A starting point for each transfer to reach the top of the stages will be held on the parking lot at the town entrance.

Grožnjan has four parking lots. The best way for the riders is to use the one at the top, next to the graveyard, where also prologue start will be held. This parking has a lot of space and it’s easy for the riders to make the comfortable during the weekend.


Safety gear

Safety gear is mandatory according to SloEnduro rules. On stages there is mandatory to use:  full-face helmet, knee protectors and full-finger gloves. Back protector and elbow protectors are highly advised as well.

On transfer riders can ride with normal XC helmet. All protection must be well fitted during the stages, while on transfers riders are not obligated to use it, except for the helmet.

Basic rules

  • Competition will run under rules of UCI, HBS and rules of KZS (Slovenian Cycling Federation) for Enduro and SloEnduro rules.
  • Competitors are taking part of the race on their own risk
  • Prize fund is under the rules of SloEnduro
  • Results of the race will be published on the race venue, 30min after finish and later on website www.sloenduro.com
  • Delegate of SloEnduro is taking care for everything to be in accordance to the rules and arrangment inside of SloEnduro (numbers, sponsors, starting positions etc…)
  • On race day race office will be located on start-finish area. Arrival to the venue will be marked, as well as transfers to the start of the stages.
  • On transfers riders will need to observe all road traffic regulations.
  • With entry fee payment and starting number pick-up every rider confirms to agree with all conditions of this propositions and is riding on his own risk. Young riders needs an adult person to take a responsibility for him which should be made by his parents or and adult person who signs an entry form.
  • Team managers meeting will be held before the start of the race, like it is sheduled on the event programme. Meeting will be held at the race office.
  • Riders have to take care to pick up the timing chips before the start.
  • Riding and warming-up on the race course in the time of the event is prohibited and will be sanctioned.
  • There will be marshal positioned beside the course
  • Any riding outside the marked trail is not allowed and will be sanctioned
  • Protecting gear is mandatory like the rules of KZS for enduro sais (Full-face helmet on the stages, XC helmet is allowed on transfers. Kneepads, full-finger glowes are mandatory on the stages).
  • Complaint will be accepted by racing commision in accordance with the rules. It will be accepted by cheif referee up to 10 minutes after results release. Complaint caution to be paid 20,00eur
  • Medical team will be present on the race venue.
  • Race will be run with the use of electronic timing. Riders are obliged to return chip, otherwise organiser will charge a costs for a lost chip, which is 50,00eur
  • Organiser reserves the right to change this propositions, which will be announced soon enough.
  • Organiser is not responsible for the consequences, which riders cause to their self, other riders or third party.
  • Race course will be marked at least one day before the start and ready for inspection.
  • Organiser reservers the right to change the course, stage number or stage lenght due to unexpected situation such as bad weather and similar. Organiser will announce any changes soon enough.

Organiser reserves the right to change the race propositions without further warning

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Entries and start fee

Entries open

March 6th 2017

Entries system

Entries will run trough the Prijavim.se system

Entries close

April 5th 2017

Late entries

Late entries will be possible on the day of the race if there is enough places left. Organiser will inform the riders about this option once the early entries are closed.

Early entry fee

35,00eur (for entries and payments until the deadline)

Late entry fee

45,00eur (for entries and payments after the deadline – if even possible)

Entry fee payment

Entries payment is possible trough Prijavim.se system

No license riders

Riders with no licences can ride with no special limits. Entry is mandatory trough Prijavim.se, same as for every other categories.

Riders withouth licence can only ride in HOBI category.


Race will be held under the SloEnduro categories:

Absolute category

JUNIORS (1999 younger)

MEN (1998 till 1988 including)

MASTER 1 (1987 till 1978 including)

MASTER 2 (1977 and older)

WOMEN (all ages)

HOBI (all ages)

For easier waiting till the race you can watch the videos and photos from the past years




Photogallery 2016

Photogallery 2015

Photogallery 2014