Marathon with a grain of salt

18.04.2018. 23:07:43

Dear runners, marathon runners, recreationists and professionals! We present to you a unique running specialty – the unforgettable race along the Ston Walls! Whether you are a tough marathon runner in search of a new challenge or recreationist going over his limits and running for pleasure, this is the right race for you! You can choose your own challenge: 4 km, 15 km, or 42 km – in each of them you will find yourselves in front of the wall – and not just any, the longest fortified walls in Europe! But for you, it will not be an obstacle but a magnificent arena for an unforgettable race! You wil...


Last year’s competitor experience

15.04.2018. 23:09:16

Amy Wieser Willson: This was the toughest marathon I’ve ever done, but it also had the kindest support staff as well as amazing scenery. Thank you for the incredible-yet-painful experience! Frederic Montpetit: A fabulous event! A stunningly beautiful locale! And a marathon that is definitely not for sissies! Alan Young (after his 100th marathon race): This is one of my hardest races, but when I started racing seven years ago, I knew that my 100th marathon must be something special. Ston is just that: spectacular views, fantatic landscapes, great course and organization. Ston is a must f...


At the beginning there was – the Wall!

13.02.2018. 23:05:21

When in late 1334 the Republic of Ragusa had acquired the Pelješac peninsula, it first protected its new acquisition with walls – it was the largest fortification-urban undertaking in Europe at the time! By employing the best domestic and foreign builders, they first built the Great Wall from one to the other side of the peninsula and then, on its ends, according to plan built two fortified small towns: Ston, on the south end of the Wall and Mali Ston on its northern part. New towns were supposed to provide home and protection to the border guards and to the workers at salt works which contributed...