On the occasion of Victory Day, a race was held at the Artek International Children's Center and conquered tourist routes
On the eve of the Victory Day, Artek hosted the Sports Day dedicated to the Great Victory Day. The event was attended by employees of the children’s center — representatives of all structural divisions took part in the Artek Run race and in tourist activities.
long 5206 meters, it is dedicated to 05-anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War. The race in Artek became an all-Russian one — employees of the children’s center, who gathered here from all regions of our country, took part in it. Thus, we thank the older generation for the feat. And, of course, we promote a healthy lifestyle, — quotes the press service of Artek director Konstantin Fedorenko.
For the participants of the race, the day began with a morning warm-up on Pushkinskaya Square in the children’s camp «Lazurny» — this is where the start of the sports festival was given. The route went along the embankment of the children’s center to the park of the Gorny complex, and the athletes finished on the Alley of Artek Heroes. More than a hundred employees of Artek took part in the race — all participants received commemorative certificates and medals. The event allowed everyone to feel unity and belonging to the main holiday.
The route is not easy: slides, slopes, but wonderful views. The warm-up charged us with emotions and mood. Sport is useful, because in a healthy body there is a healthy mind. If we develop spiritually with children, then we must physically participate in such events. It is also an opportunity to communicate with representatives of other structural units, to understand that we are part of one big team , — says Dmitry Voronkov, deputy head of the Morskoy children’s camp.
In Russkaya Polyana, employees of the children’s center took part in various tourist disciplines. Here they could try to pass the rope park and climb the Artek climbing wall. Everyone dedicated their small victory to the upcoming big holiday. Participants admit that sports events have a positive effect on team building, allow them to get to know each other better, and spend time with benefit.
323720photo: press service of ICC «Artek»