Ministry of National Defence
Information and Public Relations Directorate
No.123 - 25 April 2016
The war veterans’ marathon “VeteRUN - Cupa Steaua”
The National Association of the War Veterans and the Ministry of National Defence, organize on Sunday, May 8th, at 11.00, the first edition of the war veterans’ marathon “VeteRUN - Cupa Steaua”.
The competition is a popular event though which citizens and the soldiers of the Romanian military can show their high esteem for the war veterans, injured, and disabled personnel and the successors of those deceased following their participation in World War II.
The marathon course map looks as follows: Presei Libere Square, Kiseleff Street, The Arch of Triumph, Victoriei Square, Aviatorilor Avenue, Charles de Gaulle Square, Mareșal Constantin Prezan Avenue, The Arch of Triumph, Kiseleff Street, Presei Libere Square.
Children activating at “Steaua” Military Sports Club, soldiers who participated in missions in the theatres of operations from Afghanistan, Iraq and the Western Balkans, children, teenagers and civilian adults who would like to pay homage to the war veterans will participate in this marathon.
One can get details on the marathon regulation, the enrolment methodology, the route, the prizes awarded and the complete program of the event by accessing the site http://veterun.armataromaniei.ro. Those interested in participating in the marathon can also enrol on May 8th, between 08.00 and 10.00 a.m., in the start area, at the entrance in Herăstrău Park, near Pavilion H. A military equipment display will also be organized at this entrance.