Prisijungimas gyventojams

Prisijungimas Gyventojams

“Juodšiliai spring“ duathlon

“Juodšiliai spring” contest is an annual sports event organized in Juodšiliai eldership on the second weekend of April. The route of the duathlon ranged over picturesque hills and forest of Juodšiliai village. On 11th of April the contest celebrated its 10th anniversary.

To try their strength were ready almost five thousand people, nearly twice as many as in 2014. This year's the main competition was even longer - participants had to run 8 km, then cycle 17 km with mountain bike and run another 4 km to finish the event. Children were offered to try shorter distance: 600 m running, 4 km cycling and 300 m running. Runners could choose 4 km, 8 km or 12 km cross running distances.

Participants were welcomed by Tadeuš Aškelianec, the Vilnius District Municipality administration Juodšiliai eldership elder, and Tatiana Čepukoit, the assistent of the Deputy Speaker of the Seimas Jaroslav Narkevič, who awarded the elder and association “Sports events” director Evaldas Martinka certificates of gratitude for the organization of this event.

It was a hard-fought contest in different age groups of duathlon participants: from born in 1945 and older to children born in 2003. The event, during which performed youth group „Skyders“, was hosted by Lithuanian TV journalist - sports commentator Saulenis Pociūnas.

Moreover, this year Juodšiliai duathlon gained the additional status and also became the Lithuanian Triathlon Federation Cup.

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