Volgograd citizens ran 5 colorful kilometers in support of Yelena Isinbaeva Fund’s project
400 persons took part in the color run involving the two time Olympic champion Yelena Isinbaeva , Head of Unarmia movement, Olympic champion Yelena Slesarenko, Olympic champion Olga Akopian, Champion of Europe, deputy manager of CSKA Marina Kuptsova.
At the finish all the runners received a golden medal as a souvenir and then congratulated President Vladimir Putin on his birthday. They cried out the greetings and threw dry paints up in the air.
Thanks to the citizens’ participation the fund raised 366400 rub. All money raised will be used for installation of a sports equipment in the Centre for mental health of children and teenagers of Volgograd.
For guests and supporters of the event the Museum of Einstein’s interesting sciences prepared exhibit items dedicated to science and sport and to a healthy life style.
Before the start the brass brand Megapolis was creating a positive atmosphere with its music. All photos that during the event were published in Instagram with a #charitycolorrun hashtag were printed via an instant printer and distributed for free. Also, almost every participant of the run found his or her name on a special board produced for this event.
The positive emotions that were created this Saturday will be remembered by Volgograd citizens for a long time. The organizers of the events believe that in the near future this will help to increase the number of participants in the event up to a thousand persons.
To see the photo report of the event click here.