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    St. Petersburg, 18 April 2023
    Arena Half Marathon

    On April 16, 2023, the Arena Half Marathon race organized by PushkinRun took place in St. Petersburg. It was attended by our colleagues from the St. Petersburg office of Metropolis Ilya Kuzmin, Chief Specialist of Communication and Signaling Systems department, and Natalya Zasukhina, Lead Design Engineer of Communication and Signaling Systems department.

    Almost 3,000 people from 63 regions of Russia and Belarus took part in one of 3 distances (5 km, 10 km, 21 km). The traditional start for this race was given on Krestovsky Island, near the Gazprom Arena stadium, and the routes of all distances passed through the territory of the Primorsky Victory Park and the Park of the 300th Anniversary of St. Petersburg.

    At the finish line, all participants received commemorative medals.

    Our colleagues showed impressive results:

    1. Ilya Kuzmin
      Distance: 10 km
      Result: 0:49:36
    2. Natalya Zasukhina
      Distance: 5 km
      Result: 0:30:00

    PushkinRun is the largest organizer of sports events in St. Petersburg. In addition to the Arena Half Marathon race, they also hold the Tsarskoye Selo Marathon, which runs through the historical part of the city of Pushkin, and the Pavlovsk Race, the distance of which is laid along the alleys of the Pavlovsk Museum-Reserve. In total, tens of thousands of runners from all over the world participate in PushkinRun every year.

    Congratulations to the colleagues on the opening of the season and good luck in further sports achievements!