1000km Balkan Charity Challenge - the duathlon beyond

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Why they call me “Andrei – The Highway!”

Dear friends,

A while ago, we promised you a surprise on our website. A complete story of someone who participated to this year edition and succeeded in completing the full course – 1051km. We are now pleased to present you the first E-book written by Andrei Gligor, who is sharing with us his 11 days adventure at 1000 Balkan Charity Challenge. “Why they call me Andrei – The Highway” is a truly inspiring story of a man who surpassed his limits to achieve something extraordinary. It’s a story about an amazing event, which every year has the power to bring the people together, to make lifetime friends and above all, to help others by supporting the charities enrolled into the program.

And because the will of Andrei for adventure doesn’t stop here, he will be participating next year in April, to one of the hardest footraces on Earth, Marathon des Sables. He’ll be running 250km self-supported in 6 stages on the dunes of the Sahara desert. He’ll be doing this to raise funds for Children’s Forest project of ViitorPlus NGO and help stopping the deforestation in the southern part of Romania.

This e-book is free to download (both English and Romanian version), but we strongly encourage you all to donate on Andrei’s fundraising profile, after downloading the book, and help him achieve this target. You can donate here.

The Balkan Team.

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A successfull edition

Dear friends,

It is now the time to draw the line and think about the 3rd edition of the 1000 Balkan Charity Challenge. It’s been an amazing journey for all of us: participants, volunteers, organizers and the people who supported us.  1000 Balkan is not only about sport and crossing the limits, but most of all it’s about giving, it’s about helping others.

The donating period has now closed and we would like to thank you all for being beside our competitors every single day, encouraging them and support the charity causes they were running for.

We are very pleased to announce that the total amount raised by the 3nd edition in 2014 (before corporate matching) is around EUR 36,000 which is over 72% higher than 2013 and over 3 times higher than 2012! It is simply amazing and it proves once more that there’s nothing can stop the human body, mind and spirit to achieve extraordinary things.

Thank you once again and see you all at the 4th edition!

The Balkan Team.


Charity Concert Invitation

Faborisa Association invites you all to the charity concert “Education for children with TBC”. The funds raised from this event will be used to the renovation of Pediatrics wards of Marius Nasta Hospital.

The venue: ArCub Theater (14th Batistei Street, near Intercontinental Hotel) Date: 25th of November between 19:00-21:00

Special guests: Pepe, Aristocratique, Salsa Factory, Los Hermanos Dinamita, Daniela Gyorfi, No Limits and many more.

We are delighted to let you know that two of the members of No Limits band are in fact two of our 1000 Balkan Finishers!

We are looking forward to seeing you all!
The Balkan Team.

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1000 Balkan Certificates of Recognition

Dear Friends,
Thank you for your participation at this edition of 1000km Balkan Charity Challenge. The Certificates of Recognition are here to prove it!
You can download it, print it and keep it as a souvenir of the beautiful moments we spent together.
Special thanks to Matei Vadim for all the 1000 Balkan promo materials design (t-shirts, banners, diplomas, posters)

With gratitude!
The Balkan Team.

The end of 3rd edition comes with a surprise!!!

Dear friends,
First we apologize for the delay in posting stories about our experience this year at 1000km Balkan Charity Challenge. We didn’t post as usual an everyday review during the event because we prepare a surprise for you.

This year we want to present the experience of 1000km Balkan Charity Challenge through the eyes of one of the participants who managed to finish all the distance for the first time. I don’t want to spoil the surprise… All I can say now is that a special presentation will be available for you soon on the website. Continue reading »


5th edition: 29 OCT - 08 NOV 2016

   left until 2016 edition!

Online Donations:


Raised so far



Last donations:

name Challenger amount
Melon Inc Valentin Velikov 1020 Bgn
Anonymous Friend Valentin Velikov 40 Bgn
Eyes-Open Eyes-Open Valentin Velikov 200 Bgn
Eyes-Open Eyes-Open Stanimira Georgieva (Tania) 200 Bgn
Eyes-Open SRL Eyes-Open SRL Stanislav Georgiev 1000 Ron

Donations deadline: November 20th

After this date donations on the fundraising pages will not be possible any more!

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