The cultural capital of Russia — St. Petersburg — is the venue for the largest landmark events in Russia: festivals, exhibitions, celebrations, competitions. Large-scale educational and sporting events of national and international importance, and, first of all, unique sights: the Hermitage, the Church of the Spilled Blood, the Peterhof Park, the Russian Museum, the Kazan Cathedral and many, many others — attract millions of tourists from all over the world to St. Petersburg. People come to see the North Venice, enjoy the white nights, beautiful sceneries of rivers and canals with drawbridges over them.
The peak of the white nights, the end of June and the beginning of July is the most beloved by the residents and tempting for the guests period. At that time, on July 9, 2017, the 28th International Marathon TRICOLOR TV White Nights is taking place. It is notable for its almost excursion-like route: it passes through the historic center of the city, through the Palace Square, St. Isaac’s Cathedral, the monument to Peter the Great, the building of the Holy Synod, the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, Nevsky Prospect, Alexander Nevski Monastery and the New Holland.
The maraphoners can choose one of two distances — 42 km 195 m or 10 km. Time limit for both is 6 hours so everyone can try his hand. Cash prizes, medals, special cups and diplomas are waiting for the winners, and also there are special gifts for the age division winners. Registration for the event is available at www.wnmarathon.ru.
The largest Russian digital television operator Tricolor TV supports the marathon in the framework of the socially oriented sports project The Time of Victories with Tricolor TV and provides a special 33% discount for a registration fee for its subscribers. To use this special offer please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org indicating your name and receiver ID, and get a promotional code.