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24/08/2012 The last summer weekend will gather professional and amateur cyclists on the start of the Demino Cycling Marathon race August 25, 2012 Ski Sport Centre Demino will host the Demino Cycling Marathon cross-country, the VI event of the Russian Cycling Marathon Cup. Two competition days will gather cyclists from all over Russia including World Champions and members of the national team. The Children Marathon race will attract the most positive and exciting emotions!

The Demino Cycling Marathon is the last event of the Demino Marathon Cup that includes the Demino Ski Marathon (member of the Worldloppet ski series), cycling marathon, and running semimarathon. Being an all-Russian event, the marathon will include 5 km, 32 km (semimarathon), and 64 km (main race) races. Athletes from different regions of Russia from Kaliningrad to Kamchatka have sent their online entries.

The last summer weekend will gather professional and amateur cyclists on the start of the Demino Cycling Marathon race. World Champions winter triathlon, members of the national team Pavel Andreev and Evgeny Kirillov, medalists of the Demino Marathons Elena and Maksim Gogolev, double winner of the Demino Cycling Marathon Artem Orlov have officially confirmed their participation in the event.

According to the marathon schedule, the first competition day will be on August 25 (Saturday) when 5 km interval start race will be carried out. Demino will also host a traditional Pasta Party and a briefing the same day. The second competition day, August 26 – the main race and children cycling marathon. After the race, the Organizing Committee will arrange a lottery with the main prize – a cross-country SCOTT bicycle – and the awarding ceremony for the Demino Marathon Cup winners and medalists.

Now 71 “supermen” continue to compete for the Demino Marathon Cup – 9 ladies and 62 men. Elena Matveeva (Moscow), Alexandra Guseva (Yaroslavl region), Elena Velikanova (Vologda region) are leaders of the rating among ladies, Sergey Smirnov, Egor Vasiliev, and Alexei Pelevin (all from Yaroslavl region) are top 3 among men.

It is interesting to know that the course of the marathon has been considerably modified – it has become more challenging allowing to feel a real spirit of the race. Due to support of the sponsors, such famous sport brands as CRAFT, ATOMIC, SALOMON, SIA SPORT, SQUEEZY SPORTS NUTRITION, START, the Organizing Committee managed to increase the number of prizes. Russkaya Mekhanika, a devoted partner of the Demino Marathons, will provide new four-weels cross-country bikes to escort the cyclists.

Little time is left before the cycling marathon. At the moment, Demino is busy with last preparations. The weather is expected to be sunny. We invite you to be a part of the popular sport event, to be a supporter of an excitable competition and a participant of a fascinating sport and active leisure holiday – the Demino Cycling Marathon!

Rules and regulations are available on the official Demino marathons web-site www.marathon.demino.com