Saturday, July 2, 2022 16:50 o'clock

Green Foot invites you to the eight edition of the unique sand half-marathon Kamchia Sands taking place on Jul 2, 2022 (Saturday).


It will be held on the longest sand strip in Bulgaria, situated near the mouth of the Kamchia River. More details about the route you can find here, and how to get to the start here. The registration you can find here. Check out the schedule for the competition.

 On the day after the competition we’re organizing a cleaning campaign near the mouth of the river and along the beach.



Registration and fees:

Registration for the competition starts on January 20.  You can find the fees and the different periods on our page Registration.

For participation in 10 and 21 km distances can be registered people younger than 18 years, but only accompanied from a parent or with a trainer with written parential agreement. In this case a special declaration is signed before getting the bibs. The competitor and the accompanying person move together and go through the river only by a water wheel or by boat. The fee for the accompanying person is 50% of the standard one, the runner pays the whole fee. In order to register an accompanied competitor, put a tick on “Add an accompanied competitor”. The time of the runner and the accompanying person is the time of the one of them. The accompanied competitor must be at least 8 years old for the 10 km distance and 9 for 21 km.

The participation in 2.2 km kids’ distance is free. Registration is made at the place, without age limits.

The fee includes:

  • a gift with the logo from the event;
  • fruit and water at the Start/Final and at the Control and refreshment stalls;
  • time measuring and final placing;
  • prizes and raffle;
  • a medal;
  • health care at the Start/Final;
  • toilets at the Start/Final.

Participation is restricted for those who:

  • are under 18 years on the date of the competition, except for the kids’ distance of 2.2 km, as well as accompanied by a parent or or with a people with written parential agreement ;
  • haven't registered in the competition;
  • haven't paid their participation fee;
  • haven't fastened their bib so that it can be visible;
  • haven't personally signed the declaration when receiving their bib;
  • are not sober or are under the influence of drugs;
  • act with illegal, non ethical or unacceptable behavior toward other competitors and/ or organizers’ directions;

It is recommended to have medical insurance.

Sports equipment:

No special requirements; the race number should be put on you so that it can be visible.


  • Prizes will be given for the first three positions in each category;
  • Prizes will be given in a raffle among those who have finished.

Additional program:

  • cleaning campaign near the mouth of the river and along the beach;
  • live music and a host during the competition;


  1. A tent camp in the area of Start/Final near the Balaton bistro. For contacts- at the place with the organizers (coordinates 43° 2'4.44"N 27°53'13.97"E). It is possible to be required payment of about 5 leva per a tent and 7 leva per person.
  2. Hotel accommodation.

With the support of Inoxsys, Ideal Standard, Leya, Hrus-Hrus, Yako, Gold Nutriton, Camping Rai

Photo: Plamen Stefanov
Photo: Kremena Dimitrova
Photo: Stoyana Peneva