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04.04.2017

Streets closed on April 8-9 due to Kyiv international half marathon

On April 8-9 Kyiv will host seventh Kyiv international half marathon. The streets along the route of the event will be closed for traffic.  Closing streets for all traffic is one of the mandatory requirements of big running competitions. This way about 9,000 participants, including children, will be guaranteed safety on the route of the event. Run Ukraine, the organizer of the event, advises drivers to find alternative routes and plan their trips in advance.

April 08:

Preparation activities.

Kontraktova Square – from 5:00 a.m. till midnight.  

Sahaidachnyi street – from 5:00 a.m. till midnight. Closed from Poshtova Square to Borysohlibska street.

April 09

On the day of the event, the following streets will be closed for traffic:  

Kontraktova Square – from 5:00 a.m. till 10 p.m.  

Sahaidachnyi street – from 5:00 a.m. till 10 p.m.

Dniprovskyi descent – from 9:00 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. closed for traffic going  up and down by the Metro Bridge.

Naberezhne highway – from 8:00 a.m. till 10:30 a.m. closed for traffic going both directions from Metro Bridge to Kontraktova Square, from 9:00 a.m. till 12:40 p.m. closed from Borychiv descent to Metro Bridge.

Naberezhno-Khreshchatytska street – from 8:30 a.m. till 12:40 p.m. closed from Borychiv descent to Havanskyi Bridge.

Havanskyi Bridge – from 09:00 a.m. till 11:40 p.m. closed for traffic going towards Moskovskyi Bridge.

Naberezhno-Rybalska street -from 09:30 a.m. till 10:40 a.m. closed  for traffic going towards Moskovskyi Bridge.

Moskovskyi Bridge – from 09:30 a.m. till 10:50 a.m. closed for traffic going towards left bank, to “Park Druzhby Narodiv” bus stop. For the first time in the history of Kyiv half marathon, a reversible lane will be set up to accommodate traffic.

Trukhanivska street – from 8:30 a.m. till 12:50 p.m. closed for traffic going both directions.

Volodymyrskyi descent – from 8:30 a.m. till 01:00 p.m. closed for traffic going both directions.

Please, notice: these streets will be closed for all traffic, including bicycles and public transportation. The race organizers apologize for the inconvenience and invite all the residents and visitors of the capital city to come to the Race Village (located at Kontraktova Square) on April 9 to support the participants from all over Ukraine and the world. Anyone may join this big festival of running.

This year Kyiv international half marathon is being qualified for a prestigious status for the eighth Kyiv half marathon  – IAAF BRONZE LABEL. To receive this status next year, we need to successfully pass the exam today. Closing streets for traffic is one of the requirements of IAAF. The organizers of Kyiv half marathon hope to have the support of the people of Kyiv and wish that even more foreign participants and spectators will come to the capital of Ukraine in 2018.

More information about the event can be found on the website – workua.kyivhalfmarathon.org

Contacts for the media:

Daria Savchenko

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Viktoriia Veremiienko

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