Pleven Friendship Marathon, 23 May 2021

Course

42.2 km classic marathon (certified course)

The participants in the marathon make 4 laps with 2 turning points: the first about 350 m after the start, the second after leaving Kaylaka Park on the way to the dam (5.6 km).

The first refreshment point is 730 m from the start and the second 5.63 km. There is also a separate refresh point at the Start/Finish.

The water station is 3 km from the start, can be used in both directions. On the way back it is respectively 8.18 km from the start.

The participants in the marathon make 4 laps, respectively they pass 8 times through a refreshment point and through a water point.

Refreshment point: 0.73, 5.67, 11.26, 16.20, 21.79, 26.73, 32.32 km

Water station: 3, 8.22, 13.53, 18.75, 24.06, 29.28, 34.59 км

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21.1 km classic half-marathon (certified course)

The participants in the half marathon make 2 laps with 2 turning points: the first about 350 m after the start, the second after leaving Kaylaka Park on the way to the dam (5.6 km).Note that the second reversal will have two reversals. The first lap goes through the nearest and the second through the farther, which coincides with that of the marathon.

The first refreshment point is 730 m from the start and the second 5.63 km. There is also a separate refresh point at the Start/Finish.

The water station is 3 km from the start, can be used in both directions. On the way back it is respectively 8.18 km from the start.

The participants in the half marathon run twice at the support points, respectively 0.73, 5.63, 11.22 и 16.16 km. Water station also 4 times – 3, 8.18, 13.53 и 18.71 km.

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10.55 km (certified course)

The participants of 10.55 km make 1 lap with 2 turning points: the first about 350 m after the start, the second after leaving Kaylaka Park on the way to the dam (5.6 km). Note that the second reversal will have two reversals. You go through the closer turnaround.

The first refreshment point is 730 m from the start, and the second 5.63 km. There is also a separate refreshment point at the final. The water station is 3 km from the start, can be used in both directions. On the way back it is respectively 8.18 km from the start.

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Relay (certified course)

Each participants of the repay make 1 lap with 2 turning points: the first about 350 m after the start, the second after leaving Kaylaka Park on the way to the dam (5.6 km). Note that the second reversal will have two reversals. You go through the closer turnaround.

The first refreshment point is 730 m from the start, and the second 5.63 km. There is also a separate refreshment point at the final. The water station is 3 km from the start, can be used in both directions. On the way back it is respectively 8.18 km from the start.

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Fun Run Kids

Kids run around the mausoleum building counterclockwise following the instructions of the judges:

  • 6-7 year age group – one lap (300 m) and finish under the main marathon arch;
  • 8-9 year age group – 2 laps (600 m) and finish under the main marathon arch;
  • 10-12 year age group – 3 laps (900 m) and finish under the main marathon arch.

3 km mass run “I can”

Three laps on the following route: after starting at the main start/finish line of the marathon you turn immediately to the left, run on the bike lane to the end of the park, at the first traffic light turn left and back on the other side of the river reaching the back of the mausoleum, behind the mausoleum turn right, then left and again left in front of the mausoleum. At the end of the third lap you finish under the the Start/Finish arch.

Refreshment and water points

Marked on the course map:

  • Refreshment points (with water, electrolytes, fruits, chocolate, resins, salty snacks, cheese, etc.);
  • Water points.

 

Personal beverages and energy products

Personal beverages and energy products shall be delivered to the organizers on the day of the race Sunday, 23 May from 8.00 to 8.20 am at the marathon office in the Children’s Center. They shall be well marked with your race number.

Medical point and ambulance

Located at the Start/Finish zone.

In case of need of medical assistance during the race please inform some of the volunteers on the course who will take care of you.

Contacts during the race

In case of need please contact the organizers, judges, volunteers.

Good luck, everyone!

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