IAAF Chooses Kavarna, Bulgaria, to host 2012 World Half Marathon Championships
Kiev, Ukraine - During its second day of meetings in Kiev, the IAAF Council has nominated the city of Kavarna in Bulgaria as host for the 2012 edition of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships.
Situated on the Black Sea coast, Kavarna is a major tourist resort attracting over 500,000 people a year. The city has all the necessary logistic resources and currently hosts the Kavarna International Marathon.
The race course has already been designed and will consist of 4 loops of 5km plus 1 loop of 1.0975 km, offering a flat and fast course in the heart of the city.