The course is beautiful combining flat road along Danube river and mountain slopes crossing the Balkan mountain. The total nominal distance is 1050 km, including 440 km in Romania and 610 km in Bulgaria, with 7500 m positive altitude difference.
1000 km Balkan Charity Challenge
On March 29th, 2020, one extraordinary man – Stanislav Georgiev, passed away unexpectedly. He is the founder and main organizer of the Marathon of the Friendship in Pleven, and the 1000km Balkan Charity Challenge, founder of “Begach” Sports club, father of four, and a bright example and inspiration for almost everyone who knew him.
1000 Balkan Charity Challenge new web site was awarded at the 2019 BG site annual contest by the jury and the public as one of the best web sites with a cause.
We would like to thank Toni and Mitaka for their creativity and hard work.
On 30 November 2019 closed the fundraising campaign of the 7th edition of 1000 Balkan Charity Challenge. The total amount raised is €18,025 which will be used to support children beneficiaries of the following foundations: In Bulgaria - Jamba, Dechica and Multikulti and in Romania - Faborisa, Autism Botosani, MagiCamp and the Social Incubator.