The founder of the Marathon of the Friendship and the 1000km Balkan Charity Challenge passed away
On March 29th, 2020, one extraordinary man – Stanislav Georgiev, passed away unexpectedly. He is the founder and main organizer of the Marathon of the Friendship in Pleven, and the 1000km Balkan Charity Challenge, founder of “Begach” Sports club, father of four, and a bright example and inspiration for almost everyone who knew him.
1000 Balkan web site was awarded at the 2019 BG site annual contest
1000 Balkan Charity Challenge new web site was awarded at the 2019 BG site annual contest by the jury and the public as one of the best web sites with a cause.
We would like to thank Toni and Mitaka for their creativity and hard work.
€ 18,025 charity funds raised in the 7th edition of 1000 Balkan in 2019
On 30 November 2019 closed the fundraising campaign of the 7th edition of 1000 Balkan Charity Challenge. The total amount raised is €18,025 which will be used to support children beneficiaries of the following foundations: In Bulgaria - Jamba, Dechica and Multikulti and in Romania - Faborisa, Autism Botosani, MagiCamp and the Social Incubator.
1000 Balkan Charity Challenge, 28-29 October
28 October, day 10
Donations: € 14,298
Daily distance: 59.5 km running
Total distance: 995 km
1000 Balkan Charity Challenge, 25-27 October
25 October, day 7
Donations: € 11,752
Daily distance: 69 km running
Total distance: 826 km
1000 Balkan Charity Challenge, 22-24 October
22 October, day 4
Biking is over: 640 km with 4000 m positive altitude difference.
1000 Balkan challengers were welcomed at Unicredit Bulbank by officials of the Romanian embassy in Sofia, Unicredit Bulbank and all 3 Bulgarian 1000 Balkan causes officials - Dechitsa, Jamba and MultiKulti.
1000 Balkan Charity Challenge, 21 October
1000 Balkan Charity Challenge, 21 October, Day 3:
Hills and more hills. The team entered the Balkan Mountains biked 142 km with over 1500 m positive altitude.
Everybody is fine with some muscle pain.
€ 7330 are the raised funds so far. Keep supporting us and our causes.
The 7th edition of 1000 Balkan Charity Challenge
1000 Balkan is a complex charity challenge format where each participant is an ambassador of a certain charity cause carefully preselected and will exerts enormous efforts to bike over 160 km a day or run 60 km a day for a period of 11 days and pass a total of 1050 km.
The fundraising campaign of 1000 Balkan has already started. Over € 7000 have already been raised. All charity causes support children in various disadvantaged groups.