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17.01.2017

Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2017 receiveіthe highest rating from European Athletic Association

 

Kyiv International half marathon Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2017 has been certified by the European Athletic Association and got the highest rating of quality – “5 stars”. This means that the event will be organized by high standards with the appropriate level of security and order. During the certification, the European Athletic Association evaluates the event by 54 criteria. The experts pay special attention to the assessment of the route, safety, health, environmental and social responsibility, general service and more.

“The standards of the European Athletic Association for quality and safety of running events are a guaranteed for runners throughout Europe. For the second year in a row Kyiv half marathon receives the highest rating of quality. This is not just a mark for us because it helps participants to distinguish high-level events from those that did not even try to pass the assessment. Our participants deserve decent service and we strive to improve it every year. In addition, we are the face of the city and our country for foreign runners who participate in our competitions. “5 stars” is an achievement that we have attained for our participants, our city and our country, “- commented sports director of Run Ukraine Iryna Lishchynska.

For the year of 2017 the European Athletic Association has certified two races that will take place in Ukraine: Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon and Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon, which will be the key events of Run Ukraine Running League 2017. Other events of the running League – Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon, Odesa Half Marathon and the Grand Prix Lviv Half Marathon – are in the process of certification. The evaluation results of all events of Run Ukraine Running League 2017 will be known by the end of February 2017.

As a reminder, Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon will be held this year on April 9. The running event has three individual courses scheduled: 21.0975 km, 10 km and 5 km. Traditionally, the organizers of the half marathon invite young participants to try themselves in the children’s races at 1,000 m, 500 m and 100 m.

As a special treat for fans of sports and healthy lifestyle, on the eve of the half marathon, April 7-8, the capital city will host the annual exhibition of sporting goods and technology SportExpo.

Learn more about Kyiv half marathon and register on the official website kyivhalfmarathon.org.

Organizer of the competition –  «Run Ukraine».

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