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Ukrainian rescuer Volodymyr Skovodorka will run 100 km in 12 hours in a firefighter's combat gear

On Sunday, September 17, on the Day of the Rescuer, Volodymyr Skovorodka, the leading specialist of the Department of Organization of Response and Preparedness of the Main Directorate of the State Emergency Service in Kyiv, will run an ultra-marathon distance of 100 km in the combat gear of a firefighter. The distance is planned to be covered within 12 hours, which will be a new Ukrainian record. The route will run through the streets of Kyiv, the suburbs and the city center.

This is a charity event, the purpose of which is to show the world the scale of enemy missile attacks on the capital. Overcoming such an ultramarathon distance should demonstrate the strength and endurance of Ukrainian rescuers who are the first to come to the rescue.


The race is dedicated to the memory of fallen fellow rescuers and civilians who became victims of russian attacks.


It will be possible to join the Ultramarathon for hryvnias, during the race a charity collection for the needs of rescuers of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine will continue. Your respect and thanks in the form of a donation for the daily work of the rescuers and the new record of Ukraine will help ensure the need for equipment for Ukrainian rescuers.


The organizer of the Ultramarathon is the Ukrainian FireFighters Foundation. The race will be held with the support of the State Emergency Service of Ukraine. Support in the organization is provided by the non-partisan, non-profit organization of the USA Ukrainian American Coordinating Council (Ukrainian-American Coordinating Council) and SE "AVTO INTERNATIONAL" (the official dealer of MAZDA in Ukraine).


Volodymyr Skovorodka is a multiple marathon record holder, participant and winner of the races "Race of the Nation", "Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon - 2018", "Unity Ultra Run 2021", "The Strongest Firefighter-Rescuer", etc. In 2022, he ran a distance of 850 km from Kyiv to Warsaw in 14 days during the "Gratitude Ultramarathon" organized by the Ukrainian FireFighters Foundation.


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