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  • 27.09.2015 16:41    Rubrics:  Sport  
  • Cross-Country of Nation was held in Vologda for 10th time

  • This years Cross-Country of Nation took place in the regional capital for the 10th time and became the most large-scale event. This sports competition started the Health Five-Year Plan announced by Vologdas Mayor Yevgeny Shulepov.

    Children of kindergartens together with their parents and teachers first joined it. They covered the distance of 400 metres. The longest distance 12 kilometers was prepared for professional athletes. Besides, a separate distance was organized for disabled people.

    Other local residents could choose the distance that they were able to run or participate in the mass start the most large-scale in this years Cross-Country of Nation. Vologdas Mayor Yevgeny Shulepov also took part in it.

    Today we have participated in the mass race of Cross-Country of Nation together with the whole country. Professional and amateur sportsmen, pupils and our dear veterans have joined in the competitions. I finished together with the woman aged 79, but she covered the whole distance along with young people. Our youth are beautiful, clever, kind and what is the most important healthy now, noted Vologdas Mayor Yevgeny Shulepov.

    A festive concert was arranged for spectators and fans who watched the competitions in Revolution Square. Childrens and youth creative groups performed with their music numbers. The competitions lasted for two hours until the last participants finished. Winners were awarded cups and diplomas.

Maria Suvorova

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