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 More than 10,000 people participated in Chestnut Run on Day of Kyiv

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Today more than 10,000 people took part in the jubilee 25th Chestnut Run.

The press service of Kyiv Mayor Vitalii Klitschko wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"More than 10,000 people took part in the run. There are five races in the program: for athletes, ''the run of the brave," "the run in the walkers," the children's run and the charity run," the statement reads.

Klytchko said that there was a 70-year-old man named "Andriiovych'' who ran an entire distance alongside him.

The mayor also expressed gratitude to the veterans of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO) who also participated in the run. He also awarded the participants of "the run of the brave."

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The Chestnut Run takes place every year since 1993, opening the festivities of the Day of Kyiv (the last Sunday of May).

The funds raised during the charitable event will be directed to purchase the necessary equipment and medical supplies for the Scientific and Practical Medical Center of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery MoH Ukraine.
 
 
 
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