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Havana ready for the Cuba-Russia Friendship Race

Havana, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Everything is ready today for the traditional Cuba-Russia Friendship Race to be held on Saturday in this capital dedicated to the 79th anniversary of the victory against fascism.

The National Institute of Sports, Physical Education and Recreation (Inder) and the Embassy of the Russian Federation, with the technical support of the National Commission of Marabana Maracuba Races and Walks (CNCCMM), called on the entire population to join the also-called Marathon of Victory.

With the start and finish line at the diplomatic headquarters of that Eurasian country, located in Miramar’s neighborhood in Playa municipality, the race will have a distance of less than four kilometers along the surrounding avenues and the starting time will be 10:00 a.m. local time.

At 7:30 a.m., at the same place, registration will begin for all participants, who should exceed one thousand, as has been the case in previous versions.

The organizers will award prizes to the first three places in each category and to the winners of the different associations of people with physical disabilities, in addition to encouraging the 600 runners or walkers who cross the finish line first.