Pleven Friendship Marathon, 21 May 2023

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Mission compleated!

As every year, the 8th Pleven Friendship Marathon (2022) had a charitable cause – “Run to Pleven in support of children with intellectual challenges”, initiative of the Bulgarian Association of People with Intellectual Disabilities – Pleven. The funds raised were used for the purchase of pottery wheels, tools for shaping and cutting, brushes for decoration, paints, clay, baking oven and other necessary materials for the construction of an art therapeutic area for working with clay by children with disabilities at the Center for Social rehabilitation and integration for children with disabilities (CSRICD) – Pleven.

Nearly 600 participants ran for a cause in the Friendship Marathon in Pleven

22 May 2022, the eighth edition of the Friendship Marathon took place in Pleven. The event attracted a total of 582 participants from all age groups — from toddlers in prams to an 85-year-old marathon runner who represented a total of ten countries — the UK, Spain, India, Canada, Romania, the USA, Syria, Ukraine and Jamaica and, of course, Bulgaria. They all participated in the event united by a common cause under the motto ‘We run in Pleven in support of children with intellectual difficulties’.

Technical meeting

Informative Technical meeting on Saturday 21st May 2022 at 17h in front of the Center for work with children.

This meeting is only with informative character about the course, refreshment points.

The Eighth Friendship Marathon to Take Place on 22 May in Pleven

A Deputy Prime Minister and diplomats will participate as volunteers in the event, which will be held in support of children with intellectual difficulties.

Race kits’ pick-up

Race kits’ pick-up – in the Children’s Center next to the marathon Start/Finish zone:

  • for marathon, half-marathon, 10.55 km and relay (against a valid identity card) – on 21 May (Saturday) from 10:30 to 15:00 and on 22 May (Sunday) from 7:15 to 8:00 am;
  • For the Fun Run Kids and 3km mass cross “I Can” – the race numbers can be picked up on 21 May (Saturday) from 10:30 to 15:00 and on 22 May (Sunday) from 8:00 to 8:30 am.

The Eighth Pleven Friendship Marathonin support of children with intellectual difficulties

The Pleven Marathon — the most iconic sporting event for the region, returns on 22 May 2022. It is expected that the event will once again bring together hundreds of fans of active lifestyle united around a common cause.

Two Partners of Pleven Friendship Marathon with prestigious prizes at the 19th Annual awards of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum for corporate social responsibility and sustainability

Our partners METRO Bulgaria and Interlang were awarded at the 19th Annual awards of the Bulgarian Business Leaders Forum for corporate social responsibility and sustainability.

Join the Volunteers team

The 8th Pleven Friendship Marathon will be held on May 22. If you want to become part of the incredible atmosphere accompanying the 8th Pleven Friendship Marathon, now is the time to sign up as a volunteer and fill out the volunteer form.

Competitors from the age of 2 to 84 years compete in the Friendship Marathon in Pleven

More than 500 participants from 16 nationalities took part in 
the seventh edition of the event

The Pleven Friendship Marathon is postponed to 2021

Due to a number of valid reasons such as the coronavirus pandemic COVID-19, the repairs in the central part of the city of Pleven and after an exceptional person left us, the heart and soul of the Marathon – Stanislav Georgiev, it was decided that 2020 will be a Zero year for the event.

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