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21K Half Marathon

Date and time

The Half Marathon starts at 9.00 am on Sunday, September 24, 2023.


Registration fee and information

  • 25 EUR no T-shirt included
  • 38 EUR T-shirt included

Registration is possible only online until 0:00 GMT on September 01, 2023. Please read the Rules for participation and proceed for Registration. In order to complete your registration you need to make the payment in the moment of its creation. In case you experience troubles with our registration page, please e-mail us at info(at)


Declaration for Personal Data Protection

Marathon Plovdiv respects your privacy and takes all necessary measures to protect and not to share your personal data with anyone. Marathon Plovdiv declares that your personal data will be used only for the purpose of your participation in the race. The authorized person for processing of your personal data is Stela Ganeva, Manager of the "Registration".


Prize fund

The Half Marathon Plovdiv winners in Men’s and Women’s category will receive a money prize as follows:

I place - 1000 BGN (approx. 500 €)

II place – 700 BGN (approx. 350 €)

III place – 500 BGN (approx. 250 €)


The Half Marathon Plovdiv winners in Ranking for Bulgarian competitors Men’s and Women’s category will receive a money prize as follows:

I place - 500 BGN (approx. 250 €)

II place – 300 BGN (approx. 150 €)

III place – 100 BGN (approx. 50 €)


Time limit

The time limit is 3 (three) hours.


Half Marathon Plovdiv Course Map

To consult the Half Marathon Plovdiv Course Map, please click here

Race packages

The race package includes your bib number, timing chip, samples and/or advertising items, provided by sponsors and a t-shirt if ordered.

All participants will receive their race package the day before the race, September 23, 2023, from 9.00 am untill 7.00 pm from the Central Square in Plovdiv. Race packages in the race day may be obtained from 7.00 until 8.00 am. 



You can leave your belongings in the luggage zone near the Start area in a closed bag from 8.00 am untill 8.30 am on September 24, 2023. Bringing valuables is not advised.


Start and Finish areas

The Start of Marathon Plovdiv & Half Marathon is at Central Square in proximity to the Military Club in Plovdiv and Tzar Simeonova Garden. The course finishes at the same starting point. The Half Marathon course will be clearly marked and participants will be directed to their course by the marathon staff.


Refreshment stations

Refreshment stations with drinks, fresh and dried fruits are provided every 5 km and after the Finish line.


Medical info and support

Before the race, we are kindly advising you to pass a medical check. People with heart or respiratory problems should not participate in the Half Marathon. Although medical certificate will not be required, every participant is obliged to declare that his/her participation in the race does not violate a medical prescription.

During the race in case you have health problems, leave the race and ask for a medical help immediately. Medical teams for marathoners support will be located along the route at clearly indicated and visible spots.


Finishers’ medal

All Half Marathon finishers will receive a unique medal for their participation.