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04.04.2017

Kyiv International half marathon will compete for the IAAF BRONZE LABEL

This year Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2017 will qualify for IAAF BRONZE LABEL for next year’s eighth Kyiv half marathon. Bronze label is a prestigious status, which is awarded annually by the International Association of Athletics Federations. To obtain this status, Kyiv half marathon must meet a number of requirements of IAAF. On April 9, on the day of the seventh Kyiv half marathon, a special technical delegate of IAAF will monitor the compliance with the standards. For event organizers, Run Ukraine, this day will be an important test. To successfully pass it, they need to ensure a high level of organization of the running event and take the following steps that are required:


1. Organize participation of 10 international elite athletes from 4 countries. Athletes from Ethiopia, Kenya, Poland and Ukraine have already confirmed their participation.
2. Provide drug (doping) test for participants;
3. Close streets for all vehicles and arrange presence of an official international route measurer;
4. Control safety of the track cover to prevent injuries of participants;


Furthermore, there is a number of important requirements including TV broadcasting, organization of hydration zones, medical control etc.


Getting the IAAF Label means not only prestige for the event, but also for the city and the country. This status is an indication that Ukraine has reached the global level of standards in organizing mass running events. Besides, Kyiv International Half Marathon has already received the highest “5 star” rating of the European Athletics Association. Every day we are working to improve our event for our participants and make it more attractive to the world’s elite athletes“- commented the Sport Director of Run Ukraine Iryna Lishchynska.


Information about Kyiv Half Marathon  
Kyiv International half marathon Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon has become a running tradition of the city. This year the event will take place for the seventh time and will bring together about 10 thousand fans of running from all over Ukraine and the world. For the first time the event received the status of Ukraine’s Half marathon Championship. Every year the number of participants of our events increases, and so does the prize fund. In 2017 it will come to 146,000 UAH. The half marathon route has been certified by AIMS. Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon 2017 has also been certified by the European Athletic Association and got the highest mark of quality – “5 stars”. This means that the event will be organized by high standards with the appropriate level of security and quality. This year the participants will have four individual races offered to them: 21.0975 km, 10 km, 5 km and 2 km. There will also be a relay and corporate races. Traditionally, the organizers of the half marathon invite young participants to try themselves in the children’s races at 1,000 m, 500 m and 100 m.
Register for the race at the official website workua.kyivhalfmarathon.org
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