Lazar Badanjac from the Croatian Mountaineering Society Sniježnica was the winner of the “Run the Wall” event today in a time of 11 minutes and 18 seconds. This two 2.5 kilometre race around the historic Dubrovnik city walls is the opening race of the Du Motion event which includes the Dubrovnik Half marathon.
Even though the conditions were difficult for racing, due to torrential rain, 63 runners took on the City Walls today. The start and finish of the race was on the Stradun. Damir Primorac came in second place, only 28 seconds behind Badanjac, and third was Srdan Matijašević from the Dubrovnik Running School.
The leading woman racer was Nela Madeško from the Dubrovnik Athletic Club with a time of 13 minutes and 41 seconds, followed by Melanie Nicolle from England and Andrea Klečak from Dubrovnik Running School.
The weather forecast for the main event, the Dubrovnik Half Marathon, tomorrow predicts scattered clouds and temperatures around 22 degrees.