This is a classic marathon, and at all times going through it was considered a sign of human courage, endurance and longing for self-improvement. Run the legendary distance to win, to have fun or to test yourself. Each year, hundreds of runners from dozens of countries set various goals for the marathon, but for each of them 42.195 km through Kyiv streets become one of the most vivid experiences in life.
«Why do so many people run the marathon? – Beyond the more obvious reasons, like getting in shape and social status, it’s because we need to test ourselves, both physically and psychologically. We can’t sprout wings and fly. Most of us can’t sing or dance, and we’ll never perform on stage. But for a day, we can perform, often in front of millions of people. It’s like being on Broadway and getting a standing ovation! For a day, we can all be champions».