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Avaz Tower Running Race starts today

Sarajevo_Twist_TowerThe third Avaz Tower Running Race will start today at noon, writes Dnevni Avaz who is also the organiser of the event.

The tower is 142 metres high, with 36 stories and 780 stairs and it will offer quite a challenge for those who decide to participate.

Vertical Running is an original new sports discipline that is capturing the imagination of the public and press across the globe.

The world’s most iconic skyscrapers are the scenrio faor this fast-growing sport where top international specialists can race up 100 flights of stairs in just a handful of minutes. These ascents are not new, but since 2009, a coordinated race circuit together with an intriguing research project has become a reality under the auspices of the International Skyrunning Federation.

The state TV of BIH BHT1 will follow the event and one of the best vertical runners Pjotr Lobodzinski  from Polan has announced his arrival, together with Matjaž Mikloš from Slovenia, Pavel Holec from Czech Republic who won in the first vertical marathon in BIH.

The winner will get 1000 BAM, second best 500, and third best 200 BAM. The race will start at 12.00 and the medals will be given at 12.50.

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