At 9am, on the 28th August 2021 (Sunday) starts the traditional mountain running race Vitosha Run for the 15th time. Once again The Marathon Association brings together hundreds of followers of Aleko Konstantinoff’s idea, dating back 126 years, for mass climbing of Vitosha’s highest peak. The start will be at the National Palace of Culture, Sofia. Traditionally partners of the organization are: Municipality of Sofia, Foundation Sofia – European capital of Sports, Bulgarian Touristic Union. Main sponsor: SPORTBOX. Sponsors: SEOS and Lefterovata Kashta. Media partner: SKI.BG
The 18-kilometer track to peak Cherni Vrah with D+1700 is truly a challenge for mountain running enthusiasts, as well as for the professionals. The control cut off time of 5 hours allows runners of different levels of preparation to put their physical and mental strength to the test. The track is clear and is prepared for those who would like to try it early on. It will be marked on Saturday and cleaned after the race. The record holders in both Men and Women Categories – Shaban Mustafa and Milka Mihaylova – have already signed up for participation. So have the winners from last year – Petar Borisov and Maria Nikolova. True to himself, for the 15th time the winner of the very first race in 2007 Boyko Zlatanov will conquer the track in the Masters category. More details about the organization of the race and the terms and conditions of participation you can find at https://marathon.bg/en/vitosha-run-2021-en/.