Enduro Grozni


Enduro Grozni | October 13 | Grožnjan (Cro)

Basic information

Organizer: BBK Grožnjan, Grožnjan

Event date: October 13, 2019

Event location: Grožnjan, Croatia

Event director: Manuel Vigini

Organization contacts:


event director | Manuel Vigini | +385 98 927 3443 | info@bbk-groznjan.com

webicongreen www.bbk-groznjan.com



mailicongreen kucipedal@gmail.com  | Aleš Makuc | +386 31 851 539

Event description

Enduro Grožnjan is a one day event within SloEnduro series and ENDCro cup of Croatia. On Saturday there will be time to check the race course. Sunday will be main race day. Race course will take the riders trough five special stages on different trails around Grožnjan.

Exact race course will be announced on Thursday before the race.

Race format

Classical enduro format with five special stages.

Starting order

Starting order will be made according to SloEnduro rules. Riders will ride in revers starting order, so the best ranked rider (number 1) will start the last.

Event program

Saturday, Oct 12

08:00–18:00 – Course check

Sunday, Oct 13

08:30–9:30 – Registration office open
09:45 – Rider briefing
10:00 – First rider from start
16:30 – Expected finish time
18:00 – Award presentation

Course description

Race will be held on the course with five different special stages in total length of approximately 35 km and about 1250 meters of height gain/loss. Stages will run on the trails around Grožnjan. They are mostly on dirt with some rock sections, more or less in the woods with some open sections offering stunning 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 October 10.


Kenda SuperStage will be held at Enduro Grožnjan. Organizers will decide which stage is the most special one which will be remembered by riders the most. That stage will be “Kenda SuperStage”. Fastest rider on that stage will be awarded by Kenda.

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

How to get there

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 in 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.

For U15 categories a back protector or a backpack with a reinforced backbone is mandatory!

Training on course

Race course will be announced on Thursday before the race. After race course announcement training on the course will be possible as well. To protect local peace and nature, any use of motorized shuttle or e-bike is forbidden for training purposes. So training is only allowed with use of rider’s own power.

 General propositions

      • Competition will run under rules of UCI, HBS and KZS for enduro and SloEnduro 2019 rules.
      • Any kind of course cutting is not allowed on the trails. It will be randomly checked. Any violation of this rule will lead to disqualification of the rider.
      • Prize fund according to rules of SloEnduro.
      • Results of the race will be published on the race venue 30min after finish and later on website www.sloenduro.com.
      • SloEnduro Delegate: Concerns that everything is in line with the rules and arrangements within SloEnduro (numbers, sponsors, start locations, etc.)
      • Arrival to the venue will be marked, as well as transfers to the start of the stages.
      • Race office is located at the venue.
      • On transfers riders will need to comply to 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.
      • For under aged riders their parent or guardian needs to sign the entry form.
      • 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 marshalls positioned beside the course.
      • Protecting gear is mandatory according to KZS rules for enduro (full-face helmet on the stages, XC helmet is allowed on transfers. Kneepads, full-finger gloves are mandatory on the stages).
      • Protests will be accepted by racing commission in accordance with the rules. It will be accepted by chief commisaire up to 10 minutes after results are posted. Protest fee is 20 €.
      • 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 cost for lost chip, which is 50 €.
      • Organizer reserves the right to change these propositions, any changes will be announced on time.
      • Organizer is not responsible for the consequences caused by riders to themselves, other riders or third party.

• Race course will be marked at least one day before the start and ready for inspection. Organizer reserves the right change the course, number of stages or stage length due to unexpected situation such as bad weather and similar. Organizer will announce any changes on time.


Entries and fees

Entries open
September 26, 2019

Entries system
Entries will run trough the Prijavim.se system

Entries closed
October 10, 2019.

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

Early entry fee
35,00€ (for entries and payments until the deadline)

Late entry fee
45,00€ (for entries and payments after the deadline – if even possible)

Entry fee payment
Entries payment is possible trough Prijavim.se system

Non-licensed riders
Riders with no licence 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:

U15 (2005 and younger)
JUNIOR MEN (2004-2001)
MEN (2000-1990)
MASTER 1 (1989-1980)
MASTER 2 (1979-1970)
MASTER 3 (1969 and older)
WOMEN (all ages 17+)
HOBI (all ages)