The most beautiful and difficult one. A description of the marathon by the cyclists themselves.
On the first Sunday of July, Kamnik hosts the start and finish of the Alpe Scott Marathon, one of the most difficult and beautiful marathons in Slovenia. For the 11th year in a row, the marathon will take the participants around the picturesque Kamnik-Savinja Alps, across three mountain passes (Jezerski vrh (1280 m), the Pavlič Saddle (1400 m) and Črnivec (900 m), along four mountain rivers and through 11 municipalities in Slovenia and in Carinthia in Austria. Cyclists will set off on a 130-kilometre route and will have to overcome 2000 metres in altitude in the beautiful natural scenery of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. The picturesque landscape of the cycling marathon also raises awareness on the respect of the environment among cyclists.