News companies the participants of the charity race in Odessa will help to get a sports prosthetic for a veteran of the ATO

June 25 in the framework of the second international half marathon Half Marathon ArcelorMittal Odesa 2017 will be a charity race “Peramos” at a distance of 2 km. the Goal of the race is to collect the necessary amount of money to buy sports prosthetic lower leg to Odessa Nicholas Poltorak veteran ATO amputation. Everyone who registers for the race will help to realize a dream, because a portion of entry fees will be aimed at implementation of charitable initiatives.


During combat operations Nicholas Poltorak was injured; he lost a leg. After rehabilitation, the hero did not give up and even started his own business. Develops ecological farming – permaculture.

And Nikolai wants to return to the sport – fully run and to train. In order to realize the dream of the hero, prosthetists picked up for him a special running prosthesis tibia with a slight arc, allowing you to quickly overcome both short and long distances.

The cost of the prosthesis – 135 767 thousand UAH. It will set prosthetists from Odessa center of prosthetic and orthopaedic assistance “Tellus”.

Participate in the project “Peramos” to such guys, as I don’t feel self-conscious, and confidently move forward. The opportunity to play sports is an important part of the return to full civilian life, “said Nicholas Poltorak.

On the eve of the race took place in Odessa charge in support of the hero with the future participants of the start, among them – Solomiya Vitvitskaya and her husband Vlad Kochatkov, General producer of Ukrainian Fashion Week Volodymyr Nechyporuk, designers Sofia Rusinovich and Olena DATS’, the Odessa students, volunteers, activists and friends of the project in wheelchairs Elena moldovanova and Valentina Khoruzhaya. To register for charity run “Peramos” on the official website of ArcelorMittal Odesa Half Marathon 2017 –

Race dedicated to the eponymous multimedia project TSN (TV channel “1+1”). Curator – presenter Solomiya Vitvitskaya. As a reminder, the race “Peramos” takes place in each event running Run Running League Ukraine League 2017. Calendar of events:

  • April 9 – Nova Poshta Kyiv Half Marathon (held);
  • May 28 – Interpipe Dnipro Half Marathon (held);
  • June 25 – Odesa Half Marathon;
  • October 8 – Wizz Air Kyiv City Marathon;
  • October 29 – Grand Prix Lviv Half Marathon.