"Winter race» to be held within preparation for «Almaty Marathon"

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Healthy lifestyle is relevant in any weather, the organization committee of the sports event "Almaty Marathon" believes and invites everyone to take part in the race scheduled to take place on February 28 in the Park of the First President.

The participants will have two distances. Young participants from 10 to 14 years old will run a 2 km. race and those over 15 years old can test their strength on a 10 km. distance. The competition will have three age groups: 15 to 34, 35 to 49 and over 50 years old category.

The runners taking the first three places in each category will receive certificates, medals and prizes from "Almaty Marathon".

"The first race we held in autumn of the last year, where about 200 people came to take part in the event. More than 200 people expressed their willingness to run the race but the specifics of the Botanic Gardens, where the race were organized, did not allow to register all the people willing to be a part of the event. This time, there will be no limits," representative of the organization committee of "Almaty Marathon" Saltanat Kazybayeva told.

Those who would like to participate need to pay a participation fee and send a filled in registration form to the organization committee of "Almaty Marathon" -manager@almaty-marathoon.kz. Theparticipationfeeis 700 tenge. It is free for children under 14 years old.

The registration ends on February 19.

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