Kyiv Half Marathon

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Kyiv Half Marathon
Kyiv Half Marathon logo 2018.png
Kyiv Half Marathon Logo 2018
DateApril
LocationKyiv, Ukraine
Event typeRoad
DistanceHalf marathon, 5K run
Primary sponsorNova Poshta
Established2011
OrganizerRun Ukraine
Course recordsMen's: 1:02:56 (2018)
Ethiopia Tesfaye Anbesa
Women's: 1:10:53 (2019)
Kenya Daisy Kimeli
Official siteKyiv Half Marathon
Participants4,829 (2019)

The Kyiv Half Marathon or Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon is an annual road running event over the half marathon distance which is held in April on the streets of Kyiv, Ukraine since 2011. In 2015 Kyiv half marathon became a full member of the AIMS. It carries IAAF Bronze Label Road Race status.[1] Part of the Run Ukraine Running League.

History[edit]

The route of the race runs across Kyiv city uniting two banks of the Dnipro river. Track surface: 97% – blacktop, 3% – paving. Total elevation gain – 172 meters. The start and finish lines of all courses are located in the same spot on Square of Contracts.

In 2018 the participants were traditionally offered to choose one of the individual courses of the event: 21.0975 km, 5 km and 2 km . Besides the individual races, 8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon included relay races (1х10 km + 1х11 km HeForShe Kyiv Half Marathon Relay and 3х5 km + 1х6 km Under Armour Relay) and corporate races (Chamber Cup, Diplomat Cup , Security Cup). The organizers welcomed almost 1000 children of various ages on children's races: 1000 m, 500 m and 100 m. The number of participants reached 11000 people (3595 participated in half marathon race) from 52 countries.[2]

8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon became the first running event in Ukraine to receive the Bronze Label from the world organization IAAF.

List of winners[edit]

Key:   Course record

Edition Year Men's winner Time (h:m:s) Women's winner Time (h:m:s)
9th 2019  Bernard Sang (KEN) 1:03:42  Daisy Kimeli (KEN) 1:10:53
8th[3] 2018  Tesfaye Anbesa (ETH) 1:02:56  Viktoriya Kalyuzhna (UKR)[4] 1:13:44
7th[5] 2017  Tesfaye Anbesa (ETH) 1:03:57  Belaynesh Tsegaye (ETH) 1:13:58
6th[6] 2016  Taras Salo (UKR) 1:04:41  Ganna Nosenko (UKR) 1:13:55
5th 2015  Yuriy Rosyuk (UKR) 1:06:51  Vita Poteriuk (UKR) 1:19:52
4th 2014  Taras Salo (UKR) 1:06:34  Olga Yarotska (UKR) 1:23:07
3rd 2013  Oleksandr Sitkovskyy (UKR) 1:05:33  Svitlana Stanko-Klymenko (UKR) 1:18:12

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.iaaf.org/competitions/iaaf-label-road-races/calendar/2018
  2. ^ http://kyivhalfmarathon.org/en/news-en/8th-nova-poshta-kyiv-half-marathon-2017-started-a-new-page-in-the-running-history-of-ukraine/
  3. ^ "Archive results 2018".
  4. ^ "Athlete IAAF profile".
  5. ^ "Archive results 2017". NOVA POSHTA KYIV HALF MARATHON. 26 October 2015. Retrieved 23 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Archive results 2016".

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