World Run I / Reports
Distance today: 40.0 km (Accumulated: 3482.0 km)
Route Report: Zelenograd - Moscow.
40 km., 3:51h.
Moscow!! Finally we arrived at Kreml, City Museum entrance - at the
symbolic 0km mark of Russia.
For 3 and a half hour / 36 km we ran through what looked like the city
a big city indeed.
Without police escort I wonder how we could have made our way through the
tidewaves of 5-lane traffic...
Also we had good holp from the Moscow ultrarunners wh run with us today;
At the finish line we were recieved by our Good Friend Edourdo, the Moscow
mayor, russian traditional dancers, the national TV station, "klep sol"
And to my positive surprice: a representative from the danish embassy :-)
Yesterday was the presidental election in Russia.
Putin was reelected with about 68% of the votes and the total
participation was ca. 61%.
Beeing political scientist by education I noticed the surprising lack of
There is at least 2 reasons: the last day before the election political
agitation is prohibited and secondly Putin was from the start in an
unrivalled lead, giving little need for campaigning.
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