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13 Aug 2018

European champion Volha Mazuronak to take part in Minsk Half Marathon 2018

MINSK, 13 August (BelTA) – Volha Mazuronak will take part in the Minsk Half Marathon 2018, BelTA learned from the press service of the Belarusian Athletics Federation.

The winner of the gold medal in the women’s marathon at the European Athletics Championships 2018 in Berlin will participate in one of the biggest mass sport events in Minsk on 9 September. One of the partners of the federation will allocate additional $5,000 for the athlete if she becomes a three-time champion of the 21.1km half marathon.

The Belarusian Athletics Federation invites amateur marathoners, athletes to come to the Minsk Half Marathon 2018 and support Volha Mazuronak. “All the participants of the marathon need support of the audience and we hope that this year more people will come to cheer up the runners,” the federation said.

This year the Minsk Half Marathon will be held for the fourth time. The 21.1km half marathon will start at 9.00. The 5.5km and 10km marathons will kick off at 12.00. The event has the Road Race Bronze Label status of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and five stars of quality and safety of the European Athletics Association. The route will go through the center of the Belarusian capital.

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