President, Chairman of the Board of Sberbank German Gref and the founder of the Foundation for children “Naked heart” Natalia Vodianova signed the agreement on carrying out 27 may 2018 Green marathon “Running heart.” Charity run Sberbank will hold the seventh time, for the second consecutive year it will be organized jointly with the Fund “Naked heart”.
Green marathon “Running hearts” will be held in 54 cities of Russia, as well as in other countries the presence of Sberbank Group with the participation of more than 150 000 people. Traditionally the main start will be given in Moscow and first Green marathon “Running hearts” will be held on Vasilevsky descent. The program includes a marathon race for a distance of 4.2 km (including for people with disabilities who use wheelchairs), races at a distance of 10 km and 21.1 km (simultaneous starts), a concert on red square and the ceremony of awarding the winners of the marathon.
In 2017 capital the start of the marathon cities of the savings Bank and the new joint project “Green marathon negusie serdca”, held in Moscow, became one of the most effective athletic charity events, collecting a record amount — 50 000 000 rubles. All funds raised were donated to the Fund “Naked heart” on the development of project early intervention for young children with such disabilities as autism, down syndrome and cerebral palsy. Thanks to the funds collected more than 500 families in five cities got access to free support services in the centers early intervention services early care and kindergartens, where the project “Naked hearts”.
Participants of Green marathon “Running hearts” in Moscow are not only the employees of Sberbank, Amateur athletes, professional athletes (including winners of the Olympic games), but members of the Russian Paralympic team, athletes of the special Olympics, participants with disabilities, who use wheelchairs. Registration will open in late March 2018.
First Green marathon savings Bank was held in 2012. The project was awarded by the UN environment programme for contribution to the development of the ecology of the planet. The project has established the Russian record as a mass sports event, held in the greatest number of cities within one day.
Charity run “Running hearts” was created by Polina Kitsenko and Natalia Vodianova in 2015 in support of the save the children Fund “Naked heart”.
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