Date and place: August 14 2016, Kyustendil.
Organizers: Kyustendil Municipality, Tourist Association Ossogovo, Marathon Association.
Disciplines: Mountain running race 26 km. Mountain biking race 29 km.
Racing categories: Men, Women, Junior men and women up to 20, Masters 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70.
Running Track: Start at Velbuzd square at the center of Kyustendil (530 m alt.), passes the stadium, kart track and area “Pochivalo”, than trought forest road reaches Iglika hut, Studen kladenetz (8.4 km), Ossogovo hut (13.2 km), continues on dirt road to Begbunar (19.5 km), follows central ridge of Ossogovo to the FINISH – Ruen peak (2251 m alt.)
Cycling track: Start at Velbuzd Square at the center of Kyustendil (530 m asl), on asphalt and stone road, passes through Hisarlaka, along Sanatorium and Bogoslov to Studen kladenetz (11.2 km), on dirt and asphalt road reaches Ossogovo hut (16 km), continues on a dirt road to Begbunar (22.3 km), follows central ridge of Ossogovo to the FINISH – Ruen peak (2251 m asl.)
Refreshment stations: 1.Studen kladenetz 1340 m alt., 2. Ossogovo hut 1630 m. alt.; 3.Begbunar 1815 m alt.; 4. Ruen Peak 2251 m alt.
Schedule: August 14
8:15 – 8:45 Registration at the start area;
9:00 Start – simultaneous for all participants;
14:30 Finish closed.
Starting fee: 25 BGN when entered by August 12. Without entry 30 BGN. Payment upon registration at the start in Kyustendil or online before. Discounts for multiple entries for different races from the calendar of Marathon Association. Winners in Men and Women categories in the previous events of FIVE MOUNTAINS chain.
Eligibility: Unlimited for physically and mentally healthy people 15 to 75 YO. Participants are required to follow the marking, to observe the road traffic rules and regulations before, during and after the race. All expenses are on the account of the participants.
Please, have an ID with you during and after the race due to entering frontier zone!
Transportation after finish: Only for runners. From Ossogovo mine to the start area with a shuttle bus.
Additional information: Luggage transportation is provided for participants from start area to Ruen peak. To be handed it to organizers up to 9:00 h.