Ideal participantThe ideal participant for this SU is someone fit, adventurous and interested in cultures. Someone who loves physical activities and making new friends
You could hear all about the history of Skopje, our way of living, favorite sports and party styles! Then you could find yourself in Ohrid, a wonderful city by the lake, protected by UNESCO due to its natural and cultural richness.
Grab on to a one in a million chance to participate in an event combining two completely separate aspects: sports and culture! You will get the opportunity to test your limits, challenge your body and stretch your imagination. Learn all about our culture and tradition while fighting to win the first place! We promise you a dynamic and unforgettable event which will broaden your horizons and strengthen your muscles! So, if you like exploring different cultures and you believe you will be able to keep up with our pace, apply for the Skopje Marathon 2014 and get ready to run!
Ohrid is a city in the Republic of Macedonia and the seat of Ohrid Municipality. It is the largest city on Lake Ohrid and the eighth-largest city in the country with over 42,000 inhabitants as of 2002. Ohrid is notable for once having had 365 churches, one for each day of the year, and has been referred to as a "Jerusalem (of the Balkans)".The city is rich in picturesque houses and monuments, and tourism is predominant. It is located southwest of Skopje, west ofResen and Bitola. In 1979 and in 1980, Ohrid and Lake Ohrid were accepted as Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites byUNESCO. In fact, Ohrid is one of only 28 sites that are part of UNESCO's World Heritage that are both Cultural and Natural sites.