Photo by Leo Zhukov
A grand opening of the XVII international extreme competition Red Fox Adventure Race was held!
More than 500 athletes participate in the race, which turns 15 years.
The Head of organizing committee Olga Moroz, Director of Security Denis Kuprienko and prominent race designer Vitaly Chegarovsky delivered a welcoming speech.
Besides, the winner of the European Championship in the Red Fox Adventure Race last year Viktoria Zarina (Red Fox team) also said some words to the participants.
Right after the grand opening ceremony there was a mass start of "Long" class (48 hours). 26 teams with 4 members and 84 teams with two members started in the "Long" class (32 MW teams and 52 MM teams).
Teams started with rollers and very soon in the Competition center the Red Fox Trail Kids will begin.