Mountain Half Marathon 21.6 km

 

REGISTRATION

 INFORMATION

DATE AND TIME

Date: Saturday, 26th of October 2024, 8:00

Start: Bulgaria, Sliven, The Old Elm Tree

Finish: Karandila Hut

ITRA RACE EVALUATION

Rebel Trails Half Marathon has been evaluated by ITRA.

For more information:

>>https://itra.run/Races/RaceCalendar

 

ITRA points: 1

Mountain points: 8

UTMB INDEX RACE

UTMB Index Race

For more information >> https://utmb.world/utmb-world-series/utmb-index/qualifiers

REGISTRATION

Registration for Rebel Trails Half Marathon - 21 K starts on 01 January 2024 and will continue till 08 October 2024.

Registration is done in 2 steps:

  1. Fill out the application form: https://www.rebeltrails.oldelm.eu/en/registration/
  2. Make a payment.

IMPORTANT!

Filling registration form is just a preliminary registration for participation in the race.

Registration is acknowledged as complete when payment of the participation fee has been made. Confirmation will be sent by e-mail. Your e-ticket will be sent as an attached file.

REGISTRATION FEE

Early Registration: 45 BGN - from 01.01.2024 till 20.01.2024 

Regular Registration: 65 BGN - from 21.01.2024 till 31.08.2024

Late Registration: 85 BGN - from 01.09.2024 till 08.10.2024

 

methods of payment:

1. bank transfer:

Bank: United Bulgarian Bank

IBAN: BG32RZBB91551005004274

BIC: RZBBBGSF

Holder: Old Elm Tree Foundation

Purpose of payment: Name of participant and a reference number of registration

2. at Easypay office:

ID number of recipient (КИН): 5150863214

Recipient: Old Elm Tree Foundation

Purpose of payment: Name of participant and a reference number of registration

3. PAYPAL

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES

Marathon participation
Sport T-shirt "Rebel Trails Marathon"
BIB
Race timing
Unique finisher medal
Refreshment points
Mountain rescue and medical care
Professional pictures

CUT-OFF TIME

To be classified you must finish the race in less than 5 hours.

CONTROL CHECKPOINTS AND REFRESHMENT/CONTROL CHECKPOINTS

CP 1 – "Kolarska polyana" – 6 km from start.

CP 2 – "Lower lift station" – 8.4 km from start.

RCP 1 and Quarter Marathon finish - "Karandila lake" – 13 km from start.

CP 3 – "Kaloyanovi kuli" – 15.3 km from start.

CP 4 – "Haidushki izvor" – 17 km from start.

RCP 2 and Half Marathon finish – "Karandila Hut" – 21.6 km from start.

BELONGINGS

You can leave your belongings in the luggage zone near the Start area in a closed bag from 6.00 am until 7.45 am on October 26, 2024.

For all participants in the Half Marathon, there will be organized transport of luggage to the final (Karandila Hut)

Bringing valuables is not advised.

 

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT

MANDATORY EQUIPMENT

Organizers keep the right to inspect your mandatory equipment during the race. You will be disqualified due to lack of any item from the mandatory equipment!

1. Race number ¹, visible, attached to the equipment or to be provided at each control check point; A map and information card of the race ¹;

2. A bottle full of water (minimum of 500 ml or 2х250 ml);

3At least one energy bar or Snickers; 

4Wind jacket or waterproof rain jacket (made of waterproof and breathable membrane) depending on the weather;

5. Whistle;

6. Mobile phone. Make sure your phone is fully charged before the race.

¹Article  1  will be provided by Organizers as part of the starter pack.

RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT

1. Compass;

2. Maps of the area;

3. GPS unit with map;

4. Walking poles;

5. Sunscreen;

6. Vaseline/petroleum jelly;

7. Adequate insurance;

8. Cash;

9. Bell;

10. Sunglasses;

11Hat;

12. Gloves;

13. Survival blanket (minimum size of 130cm x 200cm);

14. Pharmacy equipment.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Starts at the Old Elm Tree, European Tree of the year – 2014, near by the monument of Hadzhi Dimitar and goes through whole length of Sliven Main Street. After Rozova Gradina bridge goes towards the monument of Panayot Hitov and Late antique and medieval fortress Tuida, leaves the town, continues on high ridge and reaches  Kolarska Polyana, gets down by Petkova Pyteka and reaches Lower lift station parking, goes on a touristic trail up to the Rock phenomenon Halkata, continues to the famous  Haidushka pyteka, goes on the trail Haidushka pyteka and reaches Karandila Hotel,  crosses Karandila Lake and gets down towards Peschenik Peak. Passes near The Cave of Panayot Hitov and climbs up to the ruins of the antique fortress Kaloyanovi Kuli, gets down towards the cave Haidushkata Bychva and after the cave  Haidushkata Peshtera continues to the famous spring Haiduski Izvor. Climbs to the spring Arhangela and following the ridge reaches Kushbunar. It passes through Karandila Bakery, continues by Karandila Hut  and finishes.

PROGRAMME

25. 10. 2024 (Friday)

16:00 – 20:00 Receiving starter packs (Please, bring an ID document with you). Starter packs can be received immediately before start on the 26th of October, 2024.

IMPORTANT! Please, bring filled VISITOR/PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK FORM 2024!

20:30 – 21:30 Marathon conference 

26. 10. 2024 (Saturday)

6:00 – 7:00 Receiving starter packs (Please, bring an ID document with you) 

IMPORTANT! Please, bring filled VISITOR/PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK FORM 2024!

7:30 – 7:45 Checking equipment

7:45 – 7:55 Runners entering start zone; Instructions;

8:00 Start – Old Elm Tree – European Tree of the Year 2014, simultaneous for all participants.

15:00 Awards ceremony – 42km, 21 km, 13 km – Old Elm Tree

PARTICIPANT ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF RISK FORM

You can download the participant acknowledgement of risk form: HERE

 

TRACK

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