First Women only Race in Kazakhstan

When, local time: 
Sunday, 30 October 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Where: 
Kazakhstan, Almaty
Type of Event: 
Special Event
Contact: 
Arina Plokhikh, a.plokhikh@unesco.org

On 30 October 2016, the city of Almaty will host a girls-only race to support women's participation in sports, with support of UNESCO's Office in Almaty.

The "Almaty Marathon" Fund and the "I love running" school, with support of the Almaty City Hall, invite girls and women to participate in the "Girl's Run 10k Almaty" race. The race is organized in the context of UNESCO's global programme on physical education and sport. Organizers of the event intend to attract a female audience to engage in mass sports and a healthy and active lifestyle.

Luina, a Kazakhstan star, popular singer and TV presenter has been appointed as Goodwill Ambassador of the "Girl's Run 10km Almaty". She is actively supporting the objectives of this event.

Winners will receive medals, certificates and gifts from partners. Memorable medals will be distributed to all participants.

The competition is open to all female representatives from the age of 16.