Two day runners festival at Novo mesto gathered big crowd of runners from many nations. First edition of Novo mesto half marathon was organized at year of Leon Štukelj - famous olympian and gymnast who is with three olympic medals simbol of simbol of healthy life and livestyle.
First winner of half marathon was Mitja Krevs (Asics Frontrunner) 1:07:23, second was Primoz Porenta 1:12:17 third was Jan Samide 1:13:34 (AK Vezba). First lady was Neja Krsinar 1:18:09 (KDT Papez), second was Gorsin Katarina 1:33:25 and third was Sebenik Minka 1:33.37.
Winner of recreative city run 6,3km was Miran Kovacic 21:54 (FIT KLUB Novo mesto) and Breda Skedelj 24:41 among the females.