Race info

When:

  • Date: 19 May 2019 (Sunday)
  • Starting time for marathon: 8:00am.
  • Starting time for half marathon and relay: 9:00am.
  • Starting time for Kids race: 9:10am.
  • Starting time for challenge-myself cross: 9:30am.

Disciplines:

  • Classical marathon distance: 42,2km
  • Half marathon: 21,1km
  • Relay of 21.1km in total including 2 team members running 10,55km each. No. of teams limit: 50. Types of teams: male, female, mixed
  • Kids race
  • Challenge-myself cross: 3km

Route:

  • Ground: asphalt
  • Elevation: flat, partially hilly with total vertical climb of 250m
  • Route: a good variety of city, park and road environment: starting and finishing in the city center the route passes through the most interesting spots in and around the city, such as Kaylaka park and Yassen village Osman Pasha sword surrender historical bridge.

Cut-off time:

  • 6h for marathon
  • 3h for half-marathon and relay

Services and deliverables to the marathon and half-marathon runners:

    1. Running backpack
    2. Unique finisher medal
    3. Participation certificate
    4. Race number with time chip
    5. Branded deposit beg
    6. Refreshment points at each 5km and finish – water, isotonic, fruits
    7. Medical assistance
    8. Electronic timekeeping
    9. Changing facilities
    10. Belongings deposit facilities
    11. WC
    12. Traffic security on the road
    13. Accommodation, travel and touristic support

Deliverables for 3km cross:

    1. Number
    2. Medals for the first 3 men and first 3 women

Premiums:
This year’s total prize pool will be even more attractive, as the estimated cash prizes are totalling 7,000 BGN. They are divided into various categories between the disciplines Marathon (42.2 km) and Half-marathon (21.1 km). The distribution is as follows:

  • “Men” category, “Marathon” discipline (42,2 km):
    – first place – 1000 BGN
    – second place – 600 BGN
    – third place – 300 BGN
  • “Men” category, “Halfmarathon” discipline (21,1 km):
    – first place – 700 BGN
    – second place – 400 BGN
    – third place – 200 BGN
  • “Women” category, “Marathon” discipline (42,2 km):
    – first place – 1000 BGN
    – second place – 600 BGN
    – third place – 300 BGN
  • “Women” category, “Halfmarathon” discipline (21,1 km):
    – first place – 700 BGN
    – second place – 400 BGN
    – third place – 200 BGN
  • “Men-Veteran” (over 60 y/o) category, “Marathon” discipline (42,2 km):
    – first place – 150 BGN
    – second place – 100 BGN
    – third place – 50 BGN
  • “Women-Veteran” (over 60 y/o) category, “Marathon” discipline (42,2 km):
    – first place – 150 BGN
    – second place – 100 BGN
    – third place – 50 BGN
Two BMW bikes (provided by M Car Pleven) will be drown by lot.at the end of the award ceremony.


Pre-race calendar:

    1. Close of electronic registration: 16 May 2019
    2. On-site registration: 18 May 2019
    3. Kits pick-up (against valid ID) in in the center of Pleven – the marathon exhibition area:
      – 18 May 2019 from 10:00 to 17:00
      – 19 May 2019 from 7:00 to 7:45

Medical Condition:

Participant in the marathon and semi-marathon distance need to sign a release form that they’re aware of their own health and accept the terms of participation.

Registration fee:

a)   Marathon and Half marathon:

    • BGN 30 until 20 August 2018
    • BGN 40 until 31 December 2018
    • BGN 50 until 28 Feb 2019
    • BGN 60 until 30 April 2019
    • BGN 70 till 16 May 2019
    • BGN 80 on 18 May 2019 (if there are spots left)

b)   Relay (price per team of two):

    • BGN 60 until 20 August 2018
    • BGN 80 until 31 December 2018
    • BGN 100 until 28 Feb 2019
    • BGN 120 until 30 April 2019
    • BGN 140 till 16 May 2019
    • BGN 160 on 18 May 2019 (if there are spots left)

c) Participants over 60 years: free
To receive a promocode, please send an e-mail (info@plevenmarathon.com) or call us (+359.894.539.998)

d) City cross, 3 km: free

Conditions for entry in the marathon and half-marathon:

  1. Be born in or before 2001
  2. Pay the registration fee
  3. Provide an ID for the identity check;
  4. Agree to take all responsibility for his/her participation. The organizer cannot be held responsible for any accident or damage that runner may suffer as result of participation in this competition.

Organizer:

Organizer: Begach Running Club (BRC) with the support of Eyes-Open Ltd. (EO)

Partners:

Contacts:

info@plevenmarathon.com

Stanislav Georgiev (race director), mobile: +359.894.539.998, stan.georgiev23@gmail.com

Begach running club: help@begach.com

The organizers reserve the right to change the race information.

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