A mass sprint in Moscow. Almost 10 thousand people came out at the start of the half marathon «Luzhniki» is the professional athletes and Amateurs. The organizers offer the course to choose: from three to twenty-one kilometer.
This is why they run. When every breath after the finish feel like the best version of myself. Come in the morning before the start, warming up, and prior to that was preparing for one month. Ahead of them a circle is along the embankments of the capital – 21 kilometers. The half marathon is more than a race against time, said «TV Center». Running as a lifestyle. As a source of energy.
The road – runner. The quays are blocked. All afternoon there are no cars, only a pair of running shoes. It is expected that the Moscow half marathon will be the most massive in the history of Russia.
The motto of this half marathon – run and see. Nine thousand participants, opened the most beautiful views of Moscow. The Luzhniki stadium, across the river is Gorky Park, under the Crimean bridge towards the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour, near the Kremlin to the skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya embankment. For the race for the first time joined by wheelchair users and handbikers parties on bicycles with manual control.
Most of the half marathon didn’t come for the awards. For the sake of process. Medal for participation received by each. But the prizes in each category only three.
«On this track, didn’t look at the Kremlin, and «pass» his main finish with him,» said the winner among men, the master of sports of the Saratov Oleg Grigoryev.
«For the sake of good mood, good health, but the records are also not in the last rows», — said the winner of the women’s half-marathon Julia Kostkina.
You can run was short distances – ten, five and three kilometers. Everyone chose according to his ability, and with an eye on the weather. This Sunday in the capital, very hot – a further test on the way to the best version of themselves.
Christina Odinochenko, Daniel of Gimalov, Sergey Golikov, «TV Center»