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The event is timed to the 30th anniversary of the EMERCOM of Russia. The staff of the Ural regional search and rescue team of EMERCOM of Russia organized training sessions for personnel. Rescuers will insure athletes on the track of the marathon and, in the course of their movement, to practice the skills of work with snowmobiles and all-terrain vehicle “of Trekol”.

25 January, starting from Yekaterinburg from the banks of Verkh-Isetsky pond, teams of snowmobilers overcome the 160-kilometer distance to Nizhny Tagil. Their way passed through snow-covered forest trails, dangerous mountain passes, along the shores of picturesque lakes. Tomorrow is the second stage of the marathon. The teams will have to return the same way from Nizhny Tagil in Yekaterinburg. The winner of the marathon will be determined on completion of the two phases.

According to the rules, the team consists of two athletes on two snowmobiles. On the way they must punch at the control points, where lifeguards and volunteers.

The safe passage route provided by satellite trackers, configured to send the coordinate of participants every 5 minutes to control the Ministry and the Security Service snowmobile marathon “the path of the Vogul”. Satellite signal comes from the tracker, regardless of the availability of cellular communication on the route. Technical innovation, presented to the participants of the marathon one of the companies allows not only accurate to 5 meters to track the whereabouts of each participant, but also gives the opportunity to track the progress of participants on the route online right on the phone screen.

In total, the marathon involved 9 teams from Ekaterinburg, Snezhinsk, Chelyabinsk and Vologda. The event is held with the assistance of EMERCOM in the Sverdlovsk oblasti, FGKU “urps of EMERCOM of Russia” Administrations of Ekaterinburg and Nizhny Tagil.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation. Apologies should the grammar and/or sentence structure will not be perfect.

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