Arm Marathon Foundation organizes a number of running events in Armenia throughout the year. Vanadzor run is the first long-distance running event organized in Vanadzor town.
The goals of the run are:
- Promote long-distance running in the Vanadzor and other regions of Armenia.
- Promote healthy lifestyle and running.
- Support charity projects.
- Promote sports tourism in Armenia.
Vanadzor Charity Run Overview
Vanadzor Charity Run is the first long distance running event in the town of Vanadzor. The race starts in the central square of Vanadzor – Hayk square, route of the run goes through central streets of Vanadzor.
General sponsor of the run is Coca-Cola HBC Armenia with Bonaqua water. Information sponsor of the run is Fortuna TV. The race is sponsored by Sokhakyan printing. The race is organized by Arm Marathon Foundation, Armenian Caritas benevolent NGO, and TriClub multisport club. The run is supported by Vanadzor town administration.
5km run is open for runners with all abilities who are 13 years or older. 1km run is open for children 12 years or younger.
Vanadzor Charity Run supports the financial needs of the “Little Prince” childcare centers in Vanadzor and Gavar. The purpose of the centers is to provide social and psychological services to children of financially disadvantaged families. The centers employ specialists who work with children to meet their educational needs and develop life skills.