Zadar Outdoor Festival 2018

First press conference announcing 2nd edition of Zadar Outdoor Festival was held on 15.11.2017. in the Zadar Tourist Information Center.

Media representatives were greeted by Ante Rados, director of the Zadar Tourist Board, Mihaela Kadija, director of the Zadar County Tourist Board, while Iva Bencun addressed them on behalf of the Festival organizer.

According to the announcements, Zadar and their guests from 11 to 13 May 2018 will have the opportunity to participate in the following competitive disciplines:

11.05.2018. Zadar Sunset Run 5km and Zadar Sunset Run 10km;

05/12/2018. & 13.05.2018. Zadar Sailing Regatta;

05/12/2018. Zadar MTB Cross Country Race

05/12/2018. ZOF Olive Island Trail 7 km, ZOF Olive Island Trail 15-20km, ZOF Olive Island Trail 20-25km;

13.05.2018. Sea Organ Swim;

13.05.2018. Kayak City Race.

"This year we are fortunate that the term of the Festival coincides with the term of the Zadar regatta, and in this way we have joined forces with the Uskok sailing club, which also supports us in organization," - said Bencun.

Robert Sandalic, vice-president of JK Uskok agreed with her, adding that he believes that professionals and experienced sailors will successfully transfer their skills and passion for sailing to all enthusiasts who will join the sailing regatta.

Zadar region has been working on a project for the development of cycling routes and general cyclotourism for some time. The story of the Zadar Outdoor Festival fits perfectly into the project. 

On May 12, 2018. biking from Petrcane to Vir will be organized. The idea of connecting Vir was also praised by Mr Marino Rukavina, from Vir tourism.

Zadar Outdoor Festival spreads the voice about the adventure playground of Zadar region outside the borders of Croatia. According to the organizers there is significant interest already, and first applications were recorded coming from Sweden.

"We invite all interested to follow us on social networks and website. Applications are open and fees are more favorable for early birds. Same as last year, there will be some additional surprises, "- concludes Bencun.