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The island of Pag is associated with the bora winds, fine cheese and savoury lamb. So the Pag Island Trail is an ideal opportunity to get to know Kolan, often called the cheese capital, and the culture and customs of the island of Pag.
Unusually for an area with very harsh karst terrain, the territory of the Kolan Municipality offers a wide range of macadam trails and footpaths along the seashore (no need to worry about ‘off-road running’). During the race, the Kolan Municipality, as the organizer, will present its original products, culture and long-standing traditions at the refreshment stations and the finish-line.

Learn why Pag cheese wins gold medals and what is so special about Pag’s sheep.?
“The sheep on Pag move about freely inside broad fields bordered by stacked stone fences. Given the availability of certain plants (as opposed to other sheep which eat pretty much any plant), their milk is so highly-valued because it is not used to produce milk but rather cheese. This is the same reason why Pag lambs have an enchanting flavour, which you can experience yourself at the finish line. Whey, as a by-product of the cheese-making process, can also be sampled at the refreshment stations and finish-line, to the delight of all athletes for whom this product is a vital component of a sports diet.”
The race will be opened by a surprise guest, and at its finish-line you will be treated to entertainment, with lunch prepared by the industrious natives of Kolan.
Take the opportunity to socialize while participating in the race, and get to know and feel the island of Pag.



The BLUE 11K race is intended for those who want to jog or just walk, and its flexible limit allows for enjoyment of the island trails on Pag for groups of visitors, whether recreational joggers, amateurs or even professionals. There will be no ‘off-road running’, since Kolan takes pride in the high number of macadam trails and a landscaped coastal belt with views of the Velebit massif on the mainland and the remaining islands in the nearby archipelago. Stop at a refreshment station and try authentic island products such as cheese, honey and curds, and see why Kolan is called the cheese capital.
The highest point on this race is Sveti Vid, also the highest peak on Pag, and it directly overlooks the Gulf of Pag. It offers a view of most communities on the island (Pag, Kolan, Šimuni, Košljun, etc.) and the neighbouring islands of Rab, Mali Lošinj, Silba, Olib and Maun), as well as the proud gigantic massif on the mainland, Velebit.
After finishing the race, you can expect lunch that will be prepared by Kolan’s hard-working residents, and the menu will include Pag lamb, curds, cheese and mutton, with samples of other local delicacies. The evening programme includes entertainment until dawn.
Those who plan a weekend on Pag can arrange an outing to the hundred year-old olive trees of Lun and an educational tour of the Kolan Plain, which conceals the rich heritage of centuries past.
See you in Kolan!

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The Green 24K race encompasses the “highlights” of the Kolan Municipality and is intended for a somewhat more active class of competitors, since this category demands slightly better physical condition.
Contrary to expectations, there will be no ‘off-road running’, since the Kolan Municipality boasts of a high number of macadam trails and a landscaped coastal belt with views of the Velebit massif and the remainder of the island and the neighbouring archipelago.
The highest point on this race is Sveti Vid, also the highest peak on Pag, and it directly overlooks the Gulf of Pag. It offers a view of most communities on the island (Pag, Kolan, Šimuni, Košljun, etc.) and the neighbouring islands of Rab, Mali Lošinj, Silba, Olib and Maun), as well as the proud gigantic massif on the mainland, Velebit.
The race passes along the seashore in the community of Mandre, as well as the marshes of Kolanjsko Blato.
The race will be opened by a surprise guest, and at its finish-line you will be treated to lunch prepared by the industrious natives of Kolan. The menu will include Pag lamb, curds, cheese and mutton, with samples of other local delicacies.
The evening programme is suitable for all-ages and will offer entertainment until dawn.
Those who plan a weekend on Pag can arrange an outing to the hundred year-old olive trees of Lun and an educational tour of the Kolan Plain, which conceals the rich heritage of centuries past.

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