Inscription “I love Ufa” assumed the colors of the Ufa International Marathon and an image of a runnerappeared on the heart.
By this way, the organizers of the key sport celebration of this summer decided to remind the citizens howimportant it is to stay fit so as to run a distance at the Ufa International Marathon-2019, which will takeplace on September 1st in the capital of Bashkortostan.
The event will be held for the fifth time with support from the Ufa Administration and Acting Head of theRepublic of Bashkortostan Radiy Khabirov, but it became a momentous event for all sport enthusiastsalready in 2015 Today, the UIM is one of the ten largest marathons of Russia and one of the Top-100brands of the Republic of Bashkortostan. The Ufa Marathon is the most important and conclusive event ofthe Republican series of Bashrun runs, including semi-marathons in such towns as Sibai, Oktyabrsky,Blagoveshchensk, Yanaul.
The first Ufa Marathon in 2015 was attended by 1,616 runners from 7 countries, and the number of theparticipants at the fourth marathon has already exceeded 3,600 people from 18 countries. 5 years later,over 15 thousand people from 18 countries, 45 regions and 220 towns became the participants of theMarathon.
This year, a large scale festival “Ufa is the Sports Capital” will take place within the framework of the UfaInternational Marathon. Visitors will be able to attend three blocks of events: the city festival, the businessforum “Sport Russia” and the Ufa International Marathon.
Mixed fights, a bodybuilding championship, a bike show, street basketball, the show by the strongestperson of our Republic Elbrus Nigmatullin and other entertainment programs with the participation ofRussian and international pop singers will be held at the city festival. The second important part of theprogram will be the business forum “Sport Russia”. While it is ongoing, Ufa will become the center of thesport industry of Russia.
The forum will unite about 300 people – representatives of state authorities, leaders of social movements,politicians, leaders of international organizations and experts of world level. Preliminary negotiations havealready been held with the Ministry of Sport of Russia, leading clubs (including CSKA), and with federalorganization “Russia Running”. The key issues of the development of sport industry, physical educationand active longevity, and human capacity will be discussed within the framework of the forum.
The forthcoming 5th jubilee Ufa International Marathon, which will be attended by over 5 thousand peoplefrom 30 countries, will become the conclusive third block of the program. A pre-start warmup with OlympicChampions will be held for the participants; the event will end up with the award ceremony to honor thebest runners and with the finishers’ party. Dmitry Guberniyev will be the presenter of the event.
The runs by nominations of the sport celebration will include: the family run “Mommy, Daddy and Me –We’re a Sport Family”, the corporate run of the Republican business, a special run from partner “RedBull”, the run of the Russian regions, and the run “The Most Athletic Mayor”.
— In the nearest five years, the Republic of Bashkortostan must enter the top five regions of Russia in thelevel of sport development and population involvement in healthy life style, the organizers declare withconfidence.