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News

02.04.2018

More than 100 fans of running checked their preparation for the 8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon on the Long Training Test Run

 

On March 31, more than 100 fans of running gathered at the VDNH to test their functional readiness for the Kyiv half marathon – 8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon, which will be held on April 22.

 

Iryna Lishchynska, the silver medalist of the Olympic Games, the silver medalist of the World Cup, the Sport Director of Run Ukraine congratulated the runners before the Long Training: “Today’s run is a great opportunity to check the level of readiness of each of you for the Kyiv half marathon – the 8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon, since very little time is left before it. Today you can find out whether your expectations correspond to the pace with which you expect to overcome the course of the Kyiv half marathon. I want you to enjoy today’s workout and wish you good results”.

 

Run Ukraine company, organizer of Kyiv half marathon, held Long Training Test Run in the best traditions of the preparation program for the half marathon. Before the start, all participants received bib numbers with an electronic chip to fix the result and make photos at the brandwall.

 

After an intense warm-up, which was conducted by Run Ukraine coach, the runners went to the start and competed in a competitive pace at the previously selected on the website https://kyivhalfmarathon.org course: 5 km, 10 km or 15 km.

 

Pacemakers helped runners to keep the pace during the Long Training with different time: 4:15 min / km, 4:45 min / km, 5:10 min / km and 5:30 min / km.

At the finish line hydration point and support of loved ones were waiting for the runners.

 

For the first time Long Training results were recorded using the electronic timing system. Find out more about the results at https://kyivhalfmarathon.org/rezultati-long-training/

 

Simultaneously, on the same day in Dnipro a series of free Open Run Day trainings started before the 3rd Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon. The program includes 4 free training sessions and 1 Long Training Test Run. Then the relay will be taken by 3 cities of Dnipropetrovsk region: Nikopol, Kamyansk and Novomoskovsk. A detailed training program is available on the Dnipro half-marathon website http://kyivmarathon.org/seriya-zabigiv-long-training/.

 

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Oksana Modiyevska

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