Balkan Bike Festival 18-20.09.2015

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BBF Marathon

From September 20, 2014 10:00:00 until September 20, 2014 16:00:00

BBF Marathon

On Saturday morning starting at 8.00AM a semi professional/recreational marathon will be held . It is expected that more than 500 cyclists from Macedonia and other Balkan countries will take part in the race . Prizes will be provided for the best competitors .  The race is open for all, professional as well recreational riders. 

There will be two tracks one in length of 32km and the second one in length of 16km.   Although the km are not much the first track of 32km has 1600m  of climb so all riders need to be well prepared for this one.  Along the tracks two  feed zones  with water, energy drinks and fresh fruits will be available. 

The route starts from downtown Skopje moving through the streets of Skopje towards street Vodnjanska and the residential area of Vodno.  After entering hill Vodno and 3-4 km of road riding the route enters dirt road that goes towards the village of Nerezi. Riding on the slopes of Vodno and overlooking Skopje we reach the village of Nerezi at 650m .  From there we continue towards the village of Gorno Krushopek and we continue to ride towards municipality of Saraj.   The whole route is on a dirt road throughout beautiful nature overlooking Skopje.   After riding above Saraj and near village Gorno Krushopek we move back to village Nerezi from where we continue to ride uphill towards the top of Vodno.  Riding through the woods and beautiful trees  we reach area close to the top of Vodno from where we descend  downhill towards the south of hill Vodno.  After reaching the dirt road that goes towards the millenium cross we turn and we ride uphill until we reach our final destination Millenium Cross at the top ov Vodno.

 

 

 

 

 

For the participation cost of 5 eur (300 denars) besides the use of feed zones and the zone at the end the participants will receive starting number as well t-shirt from the Balkan Bike Festival.  

To participate please click join above or click here.

 

The following AWARDS will be given for the best among men and women and for the oldest and youngest competitor in the long marathon.  For the short marathon participants will receive awards from sponsors in according to the value of the sponsor items. Awards will be given at the end of the competition.

MALE

First price: Brand name bicycle 26"

Second price: THULE bike carrier for 5th door

Third price: Cyclometer or other accessory from sponsors

Forth price: Balkan bike festival cycling jersey

Fifth price: Free one year bike service or accessory from sponsors

 

FEMALE

First price: Accomodation for two days for two persons in  Kalin hotel, Lazaropole

Second price: THULE bike carrier

Third price: Dinner for two at Gourmet Restourant

Forth price: Balkan bike festival cycling jersey

Fifth price: Free one year bike service or accessory from sponsors

 

Youngest and oldest rider:   Bicycle uaccessories from sponsors.

 Every participant participates on his own responsibility the organizer is not responsible for any injures or defects.

Map of the 32km route 1600m elevation (Click to enlarge)

 

Map of the 16km route 1000m elevation (Click to enlarge)

 

 

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