Dobrich, Bulgaria: As of October 10, 2023, the Bulgarian Federation of Sport for all organizes World Walking Day for the 31st consecutive time, with financial support from the Ministry of Youth and Sports under the “Sports for All Development Program”.
The event is carried out under the patronage of the Minister of Youth and Sports Associate Professor Dimitar Iliev is in the Implementation of the National Program for Physical Activity and Development of the Bulgarian Population “BULFAR 2021-2024”.
The Municipality of the City of Dobrich, together with the OP “Sports Properties” and the Youth Center – Dobrich, will organize a sports event in Dobrich. The event will start on October 7, 2023, at 10:00 am and end at 1 PM. Participation vouchers will be distributed by 12:30 PM.
Each participant will receive a participation voucher from their selected starting point. At each endpoint, a box will be placed in which the raffle vouchers will be released. The route that will be taken by everyone participating in the event will be chosen individually by each participant until the endpoint.
The Municipality of Dobrich announces two routes as follows:
1. Youth Center – Dobrich – SC “Prostor” /in front of the Dobrotica Community Center/;
2. SC “Prostor” /in front of the “Dobrotica” Community Center/ – Youth Center – Dobrich
If desired, the participants will be able to take both routes, with each starting point receiving a separate raffle ticket.
Participation by bicycle is also allowed.
Everyone who wants to join the initiative, regardless of age, gender, level of physical fitness, etc. The Municipality of Dobrich will provide one special prize – a bicycle and encouraging prizes – balls, jumping ropes, tennis clubs, and backpacks.
A committee will draw the winners. The numbers of the winning coupons, prizes and the place for receiving them will be announced on the Municipality of Dobrich’s official site and Facebook page on October 10.
Globally, the manifestation is part of the International Sports Association’s program for all TAFISA. The sports event aims to popularize systemic activities, mainly walking, as physical activity and its role in people’s health, fitness and performance.
It also aims to maintain longevity, regardless of age, gender, social and health status. The Municipality of Dobrich invites all residents and guests of the city to join the event.