On November 15, the New Balance Running Awards took place at the flagship New Balance boutique on Tverskaya 17, marking the close of the 2019 running season.
The well-known radio host Maxim Orlov became the host of the event.
According to the results of the running season, the number of runners at NB Runclub has grown 4.5 times compared to last year and amounted to 1,800 people. More than 1000 runners from NB Runclub took part in the Moscow Marathon!
The first New Balance running clubs appeared at Jamilco in 2016 (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don and Yekaterinburg). In 2017, runners from Coca-Cola joined our team, then in 2018 - Rosneft, Dentsu, Johnson & Johnson. Today, together with New Balance, 22 running clubs are training in 4 cities of Russia!
The first award went to Coca-Col, a partner who has been training with us for the third year already. The next award at the ball was given to the incredibly motivated team from Rosneft, which regularly wins prizes in corporate relay races.
Also awarded were representatives of the teams: Moscow Exchange, Johnson & Johnson, OBI, Rosatom, ENEL, QIWI, DHL, Google, Pepsi, Ingosstrakh, Mail. Ru and BBDO.
The coaching teams of PerfectCode and the Academy of Marathon Running were honored with separate awards.
Then the floor was taken by the brand manager of New Balance Nail Khamzin. He introduced the Russian team that will take part in the 49th Marathon in New York.
The New York Marathon is one of the most prestigious and popular races in the world, with nearly 50,000 runners from all over the world. For 3 years in a row, New Balance has been the official sponsor of the marathon.
In addition to Nail Khamzin, the following runners will take part in the race:
Eduard Bezuglov - chief physician of the Russian national football team, Sergey Cherepanov - founder of the Academy of Marathon Running, Sonya Nex is a fitness blogger, Rimma Bakhaeva is an ambassador of the Mail. Ru Group Running club, a member of the club's relay team.
Future NYC Marathon participants shared their impressions of the last London Marathon, talked about their motivation and new ambitious goals.
Sergey Cherepanov introduced the professional athletes of the New Balance sports direction.
The award ceremony ended with a drawing of prizes and a light buffet