More than 160 cyclists from Bulgaria and Romania joined the 700 km mass ride. The event was officially supported by the Ministry of Tourism of Bulgaria, and a record number of 12 municipalities. Bogdan Kirchev (Plovdiv, Bulgaria) was the first to reach the endpoint.
The oldest participant was Professor Antoaneta Momchilova (from Ruse, Bulgaria, 79 years old). The cause was the promotion of more than 110 settlements through which the route passes.