More than five thousand students of NEFU took part in the all-Russian event «Cross of Nations»

© RIA Novosti / Pavel to Listenpreise in Photobacterium day of running Cross-Nation. Archival photoMore than five thousand students of NEFU took part in the all-Russian event «Cross of Nations»© RIA Novosti / Pavel to Listenpreise the image Bank

More than 5 thousand students North-Eastern Federal University took part in all-Russian event «Cross of Nations» in Yakutsk, the press service of the NEFU.

Each year the University acts as one of the organizers of the nationwide race in Yakutsk.

«Our University takes an active part in the race, this year the distance ran 5750 students of all 17 academic departments of the NEFU. Each student focused on results, everyone wants to reach the finish line and to be among the ten best», – quotes the press service of the head of the Department of physical education Institute of physical culture and sport of NEFU Mary Sentsovo.

The Professor noted that students EN masse began to be recorded in the sports section, do martial arts, light and heavy athletics, a gym and a swimming pool «Dolgun».

«Promoting a healthy lifestyle in the world today is in the first place. In recent years, sports, a life without alcohol and tobacco came into Vogue,» confirmed fourth-year student of the pedagogical Institute NEFU Natalia Sleptsova.

National races from one mile to 12 held annually in September since 2004. Just run in 2017, involved more than 1.5 million runners from 84 regions of the country.

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