Ukrainian cross-country League Majors Under Armour Running Ukrainian League, 7 combining cross-country events in 6 cities of Ukraine, in 2020 there will be online because of the pandemic coronavirus COVID-19.
This was announced by the company-the organizer of running events Run Ukraine, reports the Informant.
“We have long cherished the decision. We know what mass start is and what the unique emotions it gives runners. We to the last hoped that the incidence will decline, the quarantine will end on 23 August, several thousand people will be released at the start of the Lviv half marathon without risk to themselves and their families. We spoke with staff and the local authority was looking for exactly the format in which runners can safely overcome the distance,” shared General Manager Run Ukraine Dmitry chernitskii.
This year cross-country League the Ukrainian Majors were together six premaratna in Lviv, Kiev, Odessa, Dnepr, Zaporozhye, Kharkov and Kiev marathon. It was expected that the League events will be attended by over 50 000 runners-Amateurs and professionals from Ukraine and abroad.
“Unfortunately, it is almost impossible to predict whether they will be able to spend at least one cross country event oflay. There is a risk that they will have to cancel at the last moment: a week or even per day, as it was with the half-marathon in Paris, – said Dmitry chernitskii – We can humble ourselves and sit at home until the pandemic is not over. but is it in the style of joggers? We know what it takes to overcome the extreme. uh We don’t exactly know how to sit still and deal with the circumstances. Therefore, the League will not be canceled. The League will be online”.
Under Armour Ukrainian Majors Running League ONLINE join 5 running events:
22-23 August 2020 – 5th MOLOKIYA LVIV HALF MARATHON
19-20 September 2020 – 10th WORK.UA KYIV HALF MARATHON
10-11 October 2020 – 5th TAVRIA V ODESA HALF MARATHON
October 31-November 1, 2020 – 11th WIZZ AIR KYIV CITY MARATHON
21-22 November 2020 – 5th INTERPIPE DNIPRO HALF MARATHON
Kharkov half marathon RUN 1st HALF MARATHON UKRAINE KHARKIV and Zaporizhia half marathon HALF MARATHON 4th ZAPORIZHSTAL in 2020 will not take place and will be postponed to 2021.
Cross country event in the online format became popular during the quarantine because of the ban on holding mass events. Online races, it races that allow you to participate remotely, running in any city and on any route. Thus aged maialina distance, which means that they are safe and do not violate the conditions of quarantine.
To participate in this event need only phone or GPS device that will record the distance traveled. Overcoming, runner gets a finisher’s medal – as well as on a regular race.
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