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....

[INTERVIEW] Siniša Mareković – the designer of ingenious finisher medals for Croatian races

Beside beautiful memories you take home after a race in Croatia, you will probably also take one material memory – a finisher medal. In last few years, finisher medals in Croatia became unique and ingenious, and you sometimes want...

[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...

[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] Alen Bošković – The whole world is coming to Dubrovnik to run

The fifth edition of the Dubrovnik Half Marathon, and its accompanying races, is approaching. We talked with the founder of the Du Motion Runners' Days Dubrovnik about the four previously held and the upcoming one in late April.  AiC: Thank...

[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...

Veronika Jurišić – I live running, I live ultra

Veronika Jurišić is a diva of Croatian running movement. She started to run for recreation as a student in the nineties, and now she is one of the most famous female names of Croatian running scene. Always smiling and...

[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...

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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