Russian Half Marathon to Be Held Online

The half marathon run in 2020 will take place online, the VK-Page of the event reported. This will be held in Orenburg, Volgograd, Perm, Pyatigorsk, Tomsk, Tyumen,  and Novosibirsk. Other cities can also join the run and follow its news. 

Picture: Russian Marathon VK-Page

The online run will be held from 2 to 7 August. The online format implies that a person runs a distance in any place convenient for him, records the result using a running application or sports watch, and then sends the data to the organizers.

All the participants will get a starter pack in their cities, on August 2, and prepare any running tracker or app to track their progress. At 9 am Moscow time, they start and run their distance along a convenient route. It is noted that in some cities, pit stops will be provided. After the finish, the teams will fix the results, award medals, and take photos.

It is specified that athletes who are under 14 and over 65 years old will not be able to participate in the race due to the restrictions introduced because of the coronavirus, but they will be given memorable T-shirts.

Ru-Main, 28.07.2020

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