The representatives of the Demino Marathon and the company VITARGO concluded a cooperation agreement at the 19th International Ski&Board Salon in Moscow at the beginning of November. The company VITARGO carries out a special feeding station along the course from 8 km up to the finish, what will weight to athletes.
Touching general preparation, the organizers took into account the majority of participants’ and WORLDLOPPET Executive Committee’s wishes. For example, there will be a wavy start, that will allow to avoid the “bottleneck effect” at the beginning of the race. The substitution of broken ski poles at all stations on the course will provide companies FISCHER & SWIX.
The Marathon Organizing Committee does everything for the most comfortable attendance of the marathon.
Now the agreements are concluded with big travel companies which organize special tours for marathoners with accommodation in Moscow, Yaroslavl and Rybinsk. Participants can choose the program that fits their needs. Tours include transfer, accommodation, feeding. Specially for foreign participants the tourist program «DISCOVER RUSSIA!» was created with the visiting of Folk Pancake Festival “Maslenitsa” - the main Russian folk festival, which will take place on March, 16-17 in Yaroslavl (80 km from the Ski Sport Centre Demino). It will make it possible to see Russia not only from the sport, but also from the cultural side. (The program was highly appreciated by the international tourism forum WORLD TRAVEL MARKET in London, where it was introduced at the beginning of November).
"We are preparing for the marathon, as a an international event", - said the chairman of the Demino Marathon Organizing Committee, the Mayor of Rybinsk Yuri Lastochkin. “It will be a great opportunity for foreign participants and fans to know our country, have a good time, come to relax and take away with a good impression.”
At the exhibition WORLD TRAVEL MARKET the catalog «Discover RUSSIA! » was presented for the first time. It includes all the necessary information for foreign participants and fans of the Demino Marathon - the main ski marathon in Russia. An electronic version of the catalog is available on the official website of the marathon: www.marathon.demino.com