MOSCOW, September 23 (RIA Novosti)
Over 1 million people are expected to take part in a nationwide running day entitled Cross-Country Race of the Nation that Russia will on hold on Sunday.
The race is one of Russia’s largest sports events. Participants will run races varying from 2 to 12 kilometers (1.2-7.5 miles) in 80 regions of the country. Foreigners are also allowed to participate.
Last year, more than 1.2 million people took part in the race.
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