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In the Patriot park near Moscow, a half marathon of memory took place, dedicated to the special forces paratrooper of the Guard, Lieutenant Colonel Alexei Kuznetsov, who tragically died in the line of duty.

According to the established tradition, the organizers of the event were the officers of the command of a separate guards special-purpose unit of the Airborne Forces.

The track and field half marathon is being held for the third time and every year it attracts more and more participants. This year, more than a thousand servicemen of the compound, their family members and ordinary joggers took part in the race.

The smallest participants of the competition – children – were the first to go to the start; the organizers prepared distances of 500 and 1000 meters for them. For adults, the tracks were 5, 10 and 21 kilometers.

For the participants of the event, the creative teams of the formation, the city of Kubinka and the author-performer of military-patriotic works of the Airborne Forces – Vyacheslav Korneev performed.

After the end of the competition, a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners with diplomas and cups took place. Each participant in the half marathon was awarded a medal with the symbols of a separate special-purpose guards unit of the Airborne Forces.

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