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The traditional race, which is held annually on World Environment Day, took place on the territory of the Alexei Smertin Sports Park in the city of Barnaul.

30 employees of correctional institutions and divisions of the Penitentiary System of the Territory, located in the cities of Barnaul and Novoaltaisk, as well as the administration staff, went to the start of the “Green Marathon”. All participants of the mass race covered a distance of 4 kilometers and 200 meters. After the sports part of the event, representatives of the penitentiary department, together with the organizers of the action, planted tree seedlings in the park of Alexei Smertin.

Let us recall that the goal of the Green Marathon project is to draw attention to the problem of desertification in the southern regions of Russia and the need to restore forest zones.

Press service of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia for the Altai Territory

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