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Overcoming the equator: what to do in the middle of autumn?

It's the middle of the fall season. The further - the closer to the frosty winter. But for fans of outdoor activities, cold snap and ice will not be an obstacle. If you consider yourself to be a brave sports lover in any weather, then just choose the event that suits you and take part. Hurry: registration for some exclusive events will close soon.

Nike x Girls Talk

When? October 12, every Saturday
Where ? House of Cultures, Moscow

Last weekend Nike and the Girls Talk project kicked off a series of fall and winter events for girls. Every Saturday, after a traditional morning run, brunch with deep conversations on hot topics is held in a stylish space with a specially prepared menu. Guest speakers are invited to each event to share their stories and help answer women's questions.

The 5 km run with the NRC team starts at 11:07 am and brunch runs from 12:00 pm to 18:00.

Admission is free with prior registration.
For the schedule of upcoming events, check the official website nikemoscow.com.

Red Bull Stratos

When? October 14 - January 14
Where? Planetarium # 1, St. Petersburg

Overcoming the equator: what to do in the middle of autumn?

Photo: redbullcontentpool.com

An exclusive exhibition from Red Bull Stratos opens in St. Petersburg today. It is dedicated to the 7th anniversary of Felix Baumgartner's jump from the stratosphere, from a height of 38 969.4 m. Then, on October 12, 2012, the Austrian parachutist was the first in the world to overcome the sound barrier in free fall.

Having visited Planetarium No. 1, you you will be able to see the original capsule and spacesuit that accompanied Felix on his journey to the edge of the earth's atmosphere. And to learn more about how Baumgartner literally descended from heaven to earth, you can watch a film about the preparation and implementation of the jump.

To visit the exhibition, you must purchase a ticket to the Planetarium.
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The sixth stage of the Russian Drift Series Grand Prix

When? October 19-20
Where? Sochi Autodrom, Sochi

This weekend the sixth stage of the Russian Drift Series Grand Prix will be held at the Sochi Autodrome. The famous Formula 1 track will bring together the best pilots and the most powerful and vibrant sports cars to compete in the country's main drift competitions. Do you like extreme sports and want to see some impressive races right in front of the stands? Then this event is for you. By the way, the whole family can come to the competition.

Neededdimo buy a ticket. Admission is free for children under 7 years old accompanied by their parents.

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Moscow Squash Open 2019

When? October 19-20
Where? Squash club Moscow, Moscow

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One of the most massive squash tournaments in our country will very soon gather 170 participants from Russia, USA, Great Britain, Belarus and Ukraine. It is absolutely impossible to predict the competition of the game: the strongest players will wage an intense struggle for the championship to the last.

Irina Belyaeva, multiple champion of Russia and triumphant of last year's tournament, will appear on the court to the delight of fans and amateurs of squash. The highest place of an athlete in the world ranking is still unattainable for any of her compatriots.

For spectators, comfortable places for watching matches in the stands and balconies, online broadcasting, a recreation area and a bar with food and drinks are provided. Also, everyone can play badminton and table football.

Free admission.

Pavlovsk race

When? October 20
Where? Pavlovsky Park, Pavlovsk, St. Petersburg
Distances: 3 km / 10 km / 21 km / 1 km / 400 m

The traditional half marathon race will be held in the vicinity of the Northern Capital. The organizers of the competition invite everyone to run the selected mileage along the paths of one of the most beautiful parks in Europe, where the first running club in Russia was created in 1888.

The race is held not only for adult runners. Children will also be able to compete for first place at distances of 1 km or 400 m.

Paid registration and a medical certificate are required to participate.

X-Waters Malta 2019

When? October 20
Where? Malta, Hola Bay beach at Ramla Bay Resort
Distances: 1000/2300/6000 m / 200 m / 50 m

You urgently want to escape from the autumn blues in the city? Hurry up to register for a massive and spectacular swim in the Mediterranean waters that envelop Malta. The selected area is so clean and comfortable for swimming that it has repeatedly been included in the list of the best European diving spots.

There are very few slots left for adults. They have to sail along a route that runs between three oislands of the archipelago: Gozo, Comino and Malta. There will also be competitions for children: young swimmers will be able to overcome 50 or 200 m to choose from. All this is in crystal clear and warm water. We are not joking about the latter - the expected sea temperature off the coast of Malta is 20-23 C.

Paid registration and a medical certificate are required to participate.

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When? October 27
Where? Galskikh Estate, Cherepovets
Distances: 5 km / 15 km / 25 km

What autumn can do without atmospheric trail distance? This time, the first such race will be held in the city of Cherepovets. The start will be given in a historical place - in the Galitsky estate. Participants who have chosen 15 and 25 km for themselves will be able to run along the famous October Bridge and take the height of the Gritinskaya Gorka. In addition, all the runners will find the real delights of the cross-country race: forest, swamps, sand, fords, ups and downs.

An ultra marathon runner, organizer of the Golden Ring Ultra trail running competition, will take part in the start together with the rest of the athletes. Trail Mikhail Dolgiy . On the eve of the race, he will give a short lecture on the nuances of the trail at the Yubileiny sports complex.

Paid registration and a medical certificate are required to participate.

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