The second season of Run Ukraine Running League, open for both professional and amateur athletes, has been successfully completed.This year’s series of races consisted of five stages, which took place in Kyiv, Lviv, Odesa and Dnipro. Grand Prix Lviv Half Marathon became the grand finale of a fantastic year and determined winners of the Running League -2017.
This year the winners of the League are Nadiia Voronchenko and Oleh Yakymchuk from Kyiv.
The winners of Run Ukraine Running League (men).
- Oleh Yakymchuk – 23,700 points.
- Volodymyr Khanas – 23,008 points.
- Serhii Chalyk – 22,898 points.
The winners of Run Ukraine Running League (women).
- Nadiia Voronchenko – 22,998 points.
- Oksana Zubchevska – 22,794 points.
- Olha Stadnik – 22,724 points.
All participants of Run Ukraine Running League 2017 finished five courses:
April 9, 2017 – 7th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon;
May 28, 2017 – 2nd Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon;
June 25, 2017 – 2nd ArcelorMittal Odesa Half Marathon;
October 8, 2017 – 8-th Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon;
October 29, 2017 – 2nd Grand Prix Lviv Half Marathon
The 4th stage – Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon – became crucial for the competition among women. Thanks to the high result, Nadiia Voronchenko headed the rating with a solid advantage. She was 175 points ahead of her closest rival Oksana Zubchevska, according to the results of four stages. During the last stage, Nadiia Voronchenko only strengthened her advantage.
Among the men, the leader was obvious long before the end. Oleh Yakymchuk only once, after the Kyiv marathon, lost points to Volodymyr Khanas, who became the silver medalist of the League. He “won” all other races with a significant advantage.
The main prize given to the winners by Run Ukraine is participation in the international Volkswagen Prague Marathon 2018 in Prague to be held on May 6 next year.
All expenses related to transfer, accommodation and registration of the athletes for the competition will be covered by Run Ukraine.
Congratulations to the winners and we are waiting for all fans of running at Run Ukraine Running League 2018!