On 25 September, VDNKh will host National Running Day 2016, which will begin with a series of runs in the square outside Pavilion No. 75. The winners for all distances in every age group will be awarded certificates, medals and cups, and runners-up will be given certificates and medals. All contestants will be given commemorative certificates.
The opening ceremony will begin at 11:30 am. A 500-metre run will start at 11:45, a one-kilometre run will be at noon and a three-kilometre run will start at 12.30 pm. The awards ceremony is scheduled for 1:30 pm.
Anyone who has trained and has a medical certificate can run in the race. In Moscow, fitness checks will be carried out at Shchemilovsky Sport Complex on 19-23 September from 10 am until 4 pm and on 24 September from 10 am until 1 pm. Non-residents will be able to register at the site of the event on 25 September from 8:30 am until 10:30 am.
Athletes with disabilities can run at Izmailovsky Park on 25 September beginning at 11 am. Registration is from 9 am until 10:30 am. The starting point for the runs is outside the park administration office. Runs will start at 11:30 am.