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  • 14.09.2015 14:46    Rubrics:  Sport  
  • Cross-Country of Nation is scheduled for September 27

  • Vologda will join these competitions for the 10th time this year. By tradition, they will be held in Revolution Square.

    As usual, the program of Cross-Country of Nation will include several events depending on the age of participants. As for professionals, men will have to cover 12 km, women 8 km, young boys 8 km and young girls 6 km. Everybody who wants, including pupils and elderly people, will be able to run 4 km in the mass start. Besides, a separate distance will be first organized for children of kindergartens this year. Disabled people will also join in the competitions, said Oleg Durkheev, specialist of the Department of Physical Training and Sport in the Vologda City Administration.

    Registration for participation in Cross-Country of Nation will begin on September 21. For further information, please, call: +7 (8172) 21-09-82.

    It is worth reminding that over 5500 residents of Vologda took part in the last years competitions. Today over 70 thousand people in the city do various sports. It is planned to increase their number to 100 thousand by 2020, including thanks to such sports events as Cross-Country of Nation.

Alyona Zakataeva

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