[INTERVIEW] Alen Paliska – all that you have to know about the 100 Miles...

One of the most famous, conceptually most interesting, and, organizationally speaking, top-quality races in Croatia is the 100 Miles of Istria race. The race has, in its short life span, gained a cult status in the runner and trail...

Hannah Grant: Why I’m running Dubrovnik Half Marathon for the 5th time

Lots of runners come to run in Dubrovnik from all over the world, enjoy the experience and then decide to repeat it in the following years. Some of them are with us from the very beginning, the first Dubrovnik Half...

[INTERVIEW] Stéphane Vernède – Croats are welcoming and warm

Stéphane Vernède is a French cycling enthusiast living in Croatia. His work brought him to the country four years ago. In his free time, he likes competing and exploring nature by bike. We talked with Stéphane to find out...

Luka Modrić – No one believed he could become a football wonder – now...

Last year’s world football championship is over. For the next four years, his name will be worn on most of the boys' red and white squared backs. His name is Luka Modrić, and he is declared the best player...

[INTERVIEW] Oana Bacanu – from Romania to Croatia with an active lifestyle in mind

A ctive in Croatia took time to speak with Oana Bacanu, a Romanian living in Zagreb. Oana is an enthusiastic runner, cyclist, and a triathlete. We wanted to know more about her sporting background, favorite sports, races, and places to...

[VIDEO] NENAD ŠIMUNKO – Breaking the boundaries

Nenad Šimunko was diagnosed with diabetes type 1 at the age of six. He was born in 1984 and has been battling this incurable disease for 28 years now. Type 1 diabetes is insulin-dependent diabetes, a chronic condition in...

[INTERVIEW] – Killu Olju – an Estonian living and running in Zagreb

Killu Olju is a 39 years old Estonian runner living in Zagreb, but what impressed me the most about her were her Croatian skills. It might not be a surprise that foreigners speak Croatian, but Killu does not have...
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[WHY AiC] Follow us and be – Active in Croatia!

Some seven years ago, I gathered a small, dynamic group of writers, photographers, videographers… We had few things in common - we all loved and practiced recreational sports, we were all runners, cyclists or triathletes. Another thing that we...

I’m not winning races. So, why do I keep racing?

Traveling, picking up the race bib, changing into running clothes, warming up. The anticipation of the starting gunshot, the feeling of excitement while courage and insecurity are inter-lapsing, meeting nice people, a thousand thoughts at once… all of this...

NIKOLINA ŠUSTIĆ – the world champion and the merriest ultra-runner in the World

Nikolina Šustić trained basketball with her sisters. She really loved that game, it was her first love, but in time she wanted to try something different, unusual. “I always wanted to prove myself that I can do something special....

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