Newsletter Sofia Monasteries 2017

In this issue you will find the latest details about the upcoming race.

Track: The overgrown parts of the track are properly cleaned and maintained. The marking consists of polyethylene strips, signs and spray. The parameters of the first stage are recalculated using a new methodology and it is 75km long, D+2900. The second stage is 70km, D+1800. The starter package includes a printed map of the route. Stage 1; Stage 2 . From the following links high resolution maps can be downloaded with the trajectory and the profile of every section of the race. The same maps will be available at each refreshment point, printed and at an easily viewable place.

Sofia Monasteries-1-1-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=e6124732a6

Sofia Monasteries-1-2-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=799d661ea7

Sofia Monasteries-1-3-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=3fb14f5bdc

Sofia Monasteries-1-4-20000.pdf http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=d4e945aaa7

Sofia Monasteries-1-5-20000-n.pdf http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=5b67180ab8

Sofia Monasteries-1-6-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=df8131d5ae

Sofia Monasteries-1-7-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=ceb157f042

Sofia Monasteries-1-8-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=5ac2b75af6

Sofia Monasteries-1-9-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=5b536b3588

Sofia Monasteries-2-1-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=d19567d3f3

Sofia Monasteries-2-2-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=793898d7c1

Sofia Monasteries-2-3-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=49718b0b61

Sofia Monasteries-2-4-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=2bd1694c1a

Sofia Monasteries-2-5-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=aa146055af

Sofia Monasteries-2-6-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=d43b1f855d

Sofia Monasteries-2-7-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=91c35921d4

Sofia Monasteries-2-8-20000.pdf : http://dox.bg/files/dw?a=cb41c76dfc

There are slight corrections at some places, which are clearly marked on the track itself. For safety reasons, the final mileage of Stage 1 is corrected to be on the road.

Race Number: Must be visible at the front of the competitor. It can be attached with safety pins, cable ties or stuck as a patch for multiple use on any kind of fabric. It contains information about the refreshment points position, the profile and telephone numbers of the organizers. The same number is used for both stages.

Refreshment points: The names of the points, the distance and check-in time are described in the ordinance. Please note that the control times up to 42km are longer than those for the long distance.

Refreshments at the refreshment points:

Stage 1:
RP1- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink
RP2- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, carbo gel, dates
RP3- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, chocolate, bananas, cucumbers, lemons, dates
RP4- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, coke, carbo bar, carbo gel, sandwiches, cheese pastries, grapes, dates
RP5- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, coke, carbo bar, carbo gel, chocolate, sandwiches, cheese pastries, bananas, grapes, cucumbers, lemons, dates
RP6- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, chocolate, sandwiches, cheese pastries, grapes, dates
RP7- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, coke, carbo gel, carbo bar, sandwiches, cheese pastries, bananas, cucumbers, lemons, dates
RP8- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, chocolate, grapes, dates
Finish- water, carbo bar, chocolate, sandwiches, cheese pastries, bananas, grapes, cucumbers, lemons

Stage 2:

RP1- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink
RP2- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, carbo bar, carbo gel, cucumbers, lemons, dates
RP3- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, coke, carbo bar, carbo gel, chocolate, sandwiches, bananas, cucumbers, dates
RP4- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, coke, carbo bar, carbo gel, chocolate, sandwiches, cheese pastries, grapes, salt, cucumbers, lemons, dates
RP5- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, chocolate, grapes, dates
RP6- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, carbo bar, carbo gel, sandwiches, cheese pastries, bananas, cucumbers, lemons, dates
RP7- water 0,5l, water by the glass, isotonic drink, coke, chocolate, bananas, grapes
Finish- water, carbo bar, chocolate, sandwiches, cheese pastries, bananas, grapes, cucumbers, lemons, dates

Ranking, prizes, souvenirs:
There will be: Overall ranking for both stages (145km), ranking of the long distance for one stage (75/70km), ranking of the marathon distance for one stage (42km). All race categories take part of the General ranking. Women over 40 take part in the ranking for Women and in a separate one. Men over 40 take part in the General ranking and in a separate one. The ranking of the runners and the bikers are separate.

Up to 5th place of the general ranking of 145km and separately for women in the 145km there will be prize money. Up to the third place of 145km in the veterans and for all categories in 75-70-42km there will be vouchers or a material prize. There will be medals up to the thirs place in 145/75/70km. Everyone who starts the race will get a t-shirt and everyone who finishes will receive a souvenir for participation.

Transportation to the start: For both days the buses will leave from Vasil Levski stadium at 05:30 am. For the first day there will be а second stop at Lyulin station, direction West (next to Billa supermarket) 42°43’6.58″N 23°15’26.82″E and for the second day at St. Anna Hospital (Next to The Mall), direction East 42°39’50.18″N 23°22’26.67″E.

Should you have further questions, please contact us at office

We wish you good luck!