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Sports as Lifestyle federal project

The Ministry of Sport and Youth Policy of the Novgorod Region reports that as part of the Sports as Lifestyle federal project the Volunteer Fitness Union is implementing the Nordic Walking as a New Lifestyle nationwide project which won a grant of the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation.

The project’s main goal is to encourage working-age individuals to engage in regular Nordic walking to develop and maintain healthy habits. The project invites all people aged 18-59 working in the private sector, state corporations and other organisations to participate.

In 2021, as part of the project, a number of sports events will be held in 43 regions of the Russian Federation: open Nordic walking classes, training sessions and regional competitions among employee teams of 10 (5 men and 5 women).

Contact for enquiries: Nadezhda Pelgemyainen, regional officer, Volunteer Fitness Union in the Novgorod Region. Phone: +7 911 602 5606.