In Naryan-Mar there will be a race on balance bikes “Karapuz at the start!”

They will take place on October 7 as part of the traditional Cross-Country race, organized by the VeloNAO cycling club.

Photo: Irina Novoselova\

Competitions for the youngest – boys and girls from 1.5 to 4 years old – will be held in the region for the first time. Those who do not yet know how to pedal, but are already confident on balance bikes, will ride 300 meters along a flat but winding road.

“We came up with the idea to make such cute races on balance bikes to attract the youngest children to the sport, so that they would not be afraid to go the distance and participate. Our club is growing, whole families are joining us! For some, this will be the first full-fledged competition: we will determine the winners and prize-winners who will receive prizes from our sponsors,” Irina Novoselova, head of the VeloNAO club, told NAO24.

The balance bike competition will take place on Saturday, October 7 in the forest belt near the airport. Gathering of small participants at 14:00, start at 14:30.

You can submit an application by writing a personal message to Irina Novoselova on VKontakte. You can download a sample application Here.

The cross-country race for adult athletes will also be held on Saturday, October 7. Participants will travel 6 kilometers over rough terrain: bumps, descents and ascents. You can view the regulations and submit an application Here.

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