Run Ukraine and the Finnish manufacturer of sports watches signed a 3-year cooperation agreement. According to the agreement, Suunto is an official timekeeper of the Run Ukraine Running League 2018. This year the League will include six events:
- 8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon;
- 3rd Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon;
- 3rd Grand Prix Lviv Half Marathon;
- 3rd Odesa Half Marathon;
- 9th Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon;
- 2nd Zaporizhstal Half Marathon.
“Cooperation of Suunto, the world leader in manufacturing of sports watches, pulse meters, compasses and diving equipment, and Run Ukraine, the most professional Ukrainian organizing company for running events, within the 6 running events over the course of a year is an important step for the development of Ukrainian sport. The number of people involved in running is growing every year, which makes it increasingly important to form the culture of conscious and responsible attitude to their health, so that the participants of the race would come to the starting line with the confidence that their bodies will be able to withstand the corresponding load. Suunto can help them do that – the brand’s sports watches and pulse meters will help them monitor their health, analyze their progress indices and achieve better and better results, which would be useful for both amateurs and experienced multi-athletes“, – said Erwin Eggens, the owner of Premium Sports, the exclusive Suunto distributor in Ukraine.
All participants of these events can get a 15%* discount for the Suunto sports watches. To get the discount, submit an order on the SUUNTO.KIEV.UA website and provide the name of the race, your race number and estimated finish time in the comments section. The offer is valid until December 31, 2018.
We would like to remind that the first stage of the Run Ukraine Running League 2018 – 8th Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon – will take place on April 22. Kyiv half marathon is the only event in Ukraine that has the prestigious international status IAAF Bronze Label.
Suunto company was founded in 1936 by a traveler and an avid fan of sports orienteering Tuomas Vohlonen, who came up with a way of serial production of liquid compasses. Since then, Suunto has been a leader in design and innovation in production of the most precise compasses, the best diving equipment and the most reliable sports watches, created for the use in extreme conditions.
The headquarters and production facility of Suunto are located in Vantaa, Finland. The company has 400 employees all over the world with outlets in over 100 countries. Suunto is a subsidiary company of the Amer Sports corporation, which also owns such brands as Salomon, Arc’teryx, Atomic, Wilson, Precor та Mavic.
Run Ukraine is the organizer of the biggest running events in Ukraine. Having started in 2010, the company has organized over 30 international competitions for amateurs and sports enthusiasts. The mission of Run Ukraine is to organize mass sports events of the highest level and to inspire people to take up running. The company is the organizer of the “Run Ukraine Running League”, which includes six events in five cities of Ukraine:
- Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon;
- Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon;
- Grand Prix Lviv Half Marathon;
- Odesa Half Marathon;
- Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon;
- Zaporizhstal Half Marathon.
Company’s website: runukraine.org
*The discount does not sum up with other special offers