The Fifth Anniversary Edition of the Black Sea Cross-Border Marathon took part on September 3d with 138 participants from Romania, Bulgaria and other countries.
The marathon is organized by Green Foot Association from Bulgaria. Our goal is to promote free movement of people, the love for nature and the healthy lifestyle.
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The event offers three distances for runners - 42, 21, 13 and kids’ run 2 km. The competitors at 13 and 2 kilometers will not cross the border with Romania. The competitors at a distance of 42 kilometers run the entire route in both directions.
The final of all the distances is on the beach near Krapets. There is the start of the distances 2, 13 and 42 km and the place from which the runners of 21 km are taken by bus to their start point. The route runs along a unpaved path partly covered with sand, along the edge of Durankulak Lake, Cosmos Camping to the last beaches in Bulgaria. We then enter Romania through a border control point ( Durankulak), go through the pleasant Romanian resort of Vama Veche and reach 2 Mai. Then we go back to the start point. The coordinates of the Start/Final are 43°38'35.00"N and 28°34'24.00"E. The competitors in 21 km run take start in front of the Municipality of 2 Mai in Romania. They are taken by bus from the camping in Krapets or they can get to the start by themselves. They can take their bibs at the final in Krapets before the buses have left or in 2 Mai before the start.
Children's distance of 2 km is free of charge.
The distance control times are: 6:30 h for 42 km, 3:30 h for 21 km and 2:30 h for 13 km.