[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...

[INTERVIEW] Stefan Hofbauer: continental Croatia is amazing!

AiC got together with Stefan Hofbauer, a triathlete and a runner from Vienna. We got to hear how Stefan is satisfying his love for competition, being outdoors, and making new friends by being active in Croatia. By Zlatko Tomšić Stefan,...

[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...

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...

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...

FRANJO LONČAR – Marathon is my way of life, my goal is to run...

B orn in 1954 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Franjo Lončar was always interested in sports, especially in the running. As a child, he was active in school sports teams, and when he moved to Zagreb in 1973, he became an...

[INTERVIEW] Roel Verlaan: Croatia has an amazing potential for an active lifestyle!

In my Zagreb-based running crew, we sometimes organize an inner two-mile race and everyone is welcome to join. It was sometime in May 2018 when we scheduled a race instead of our regular Wednesday workout. Then some guy from...

Zagreb Runners – your team for running in Croatian capital

You’re visiting Zagreb, and you want to run with somebody while you’re here? Search no more! Zagreb Runners is the team for you – no matter what your preferences are. They are made of all kinds of different people,...

[INTERVIEW] Aliaksandr Bahachou: As soon as we came to Croatia, we knew we wanted...

He was born in the Soviet Union, lived most of his adult life in Norway, and recently moved to Croatia to pursue a more active lifestyle. Aliaksandr’s story aroused our interest and we wanted to learn more. We talked...
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