One of the largest running events of Ukraine, the 5th INTERPIPE Dnipro Half Marathon, will take place in Dnipro on May 24. This is the second stage of the Ukrainian Majors Running League, which includes seven running events in six cities of Ukraine: Kyiv, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Odesa, Lviv and Zaporizhzhia. The organizer of the half marathon, Run Ukraine, expects almost 6,000 participants and 9,000 people in the audience.
In 2020, the company will donate $1 to charity for each finisher.
“Dnipro Half Marathon is five years old. And we are proud that INTERPIPE is our partner in the largest regional half marathon. In the next five years we will focus not only on events. We plan to focus on identifying our values and the vision carried out by Run Ukraine and our projects. This is a time of change and reformation for each of us, and it is important for all of this to happen mutually, ”says Dmytro Chernitskyi, the General Manager of Run Ukraine.
The Dnipro Half Marathon is held with the support of Dnipro City Council, and NGO “Start Dnipro” serves as co-organizer of the event. The title partner of Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon is the industrial company INTERPIPE.
“Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon is a significant sports event for our city. We are glad that the half marathon continues to grow and this year it became the largest regional half marathon. We are glad that it is held in the industrial center of the country with the support of a Ukrainian industrial company that is in love with running. In 2019, about 400 employees of INTERPIPE and their children participated on various race courses. Not only our employees, but also several dozen Dnipro companies were involved in this event. We look forward to Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon setting another record in 2020,” said Liudmyla Novak, Head of Communications Department at Interpipe.
The route of the main course of the 5th Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon, which is laid out in 2 laps and has been certified by AIMS, will run along the Dnipro embankment, the start and finish lines are located at the central Heroiiv Maidanu Square.
Each participant will be able to choose a course to taste: 21 km, 10 km, 4.2 km, relay or “Veteran’s Ten” (course for ATO veterans). For the first time runners participating on the mini marathon course of 4.2 will get medals. The youngest participants will be able to participate in children’s races and will also win medals.
The event prize fund has doubled and now amounts to 311,200 UAH. There will be awards for absolute winners among men and women on the course of 21.0975 km. Prizes will be distributed between the first five finishers among men and women in absolute championship, there will also be prizes for the first three winners among men and women in seven age groups.
We would like to remind that participants who finish all seven stages of the Ukrainian Majors Running League will receive an honorary medal from the founders of the League – Run Ukraine.
The Ukrainian Majors Running League includes 7 races in 6 cities of Ukraine. For each stage in 2020, runners will accumulate points, and at the end of the season the best of them will receive awards in seven different qualifications for amateurs and professionals.
Registration on the official event website – https://interpipe.dniprohalfmarathon.org/
Title partner – INTERPIPE
Organizer – Run Ukraine
Co-organizer – NGO “Start Dnipro”
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