On May 14, 2023, the Moscow Half Marathon took place at a distance of 21.1 km. One of the most popular races in Russia took place along the embankments of central Moscow with the view on iconic sights of the capital.
Our colleagues Vladimir Medvedkin, Chief Specialist in the HVAC department, Dmitry Zotov, Chief Specialist in the HVAC department, Alexey Kuraev, Deputy Head of the ACS Department, and Nikita Novokhatniy, Chief Project Engineer, took part in the half marathon and showed impressive results:
- Vladimir Medvedkin – 1:27:58
- Alexey Kuraev – 1:35:47
- Nikita Novokhatniy – 1:39:25
- Dmitry Zotov – 2:11:24
This year, the Moscow Half Marathon was held in two days for the first time. On May 13, a 5 km race and a children's race took place, and the main distance of 21.1 km was covered on May 14. In total, 24,000 citizens registered to participate in the half marathon - a record number.
The route of the Moscow half marathon passed in one circle along the central embankments of the city: Luzhnetskaya, Frunzenskaya, Prechistenskaya, Kremlin, Kotelnicheskaya and Krasnokholmskaya. The participants enjoyed views of the building of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS), the building of the National Center for Defense Control of the Russian Federation, the Crimean Bridge, the skyscraper on Kotelnicheskaya Embankment, St. Basil's Cathedral, the Cathedral of Christ the Savior and the Kremlin.
We congratulate our colleagues on successfully overcoming this challenge and wish them further sporting success!