Khabib Nurmagomedov is definitely among the best in the world of mixed martial arts. He’s taken down every opponent he’s faced, whether it’s been Conor McGregor or Justin Gaethje. Even after retiring for two years, he’s been actively training, staying fit, and enhancing his athletic abilities through effective exercises. Recently, he’s been using his Instagram stories to promote a running marathon in Russia. So, let’s take a closer look at the marathon’s specifics and what it’s all about.
Khabib Nurmagomedov Promoting running in Russia
It’s common knowledge that Nurmagomedov excelled in wrestling, a sport demanding extensive cardio. Back when he was actively competing, he would incorporate running into his routine to enhance his cardiovascular fitness. And given the fact his fighting style heavily leans on wrestling, allowing him to dominate his opponents on the ground for significant portions of his bouts.
Despite the energy he expends by exerting pressure on his adversaries, he consistently maintains his breath and stamina. This truly underscores his exceptional conditioning level. And it would be not wrong to claim that running was a big part of that. Meanwhile, The Dagestani fighter posted a picture on his Instagram story, seemingly enjoying a picturesque scene. He also included a link to RussiaRunning.com. (check out Nurmagomedov’s story below)
When you visit the website, you’ll notice that the marathon is scheduled for September 10th in Makhachkala. Participants can register for different distances like 5km, 10km, and 21km. The registration fee is 600 rubles for the run alone, and 1800 rubles for a package that includes a t-shirt and bonuses.
Similarly, the pricing applies to all distances. For a special charity initiative during the 5km run, participants can contribute 4000 rubles. Additionally, there’s a 1km competition with an entry fee of 800 rubles. Also, there’s a children’s category with prizes and a medal for them.
“Athletica Run 2023” in scenic Dagestan. A vibrant race uniting runners, athletes, and health enthusiasts. Last year, 1000 joined in community spirit; aiming for 3000 this year. More than a race, it’s a spirited sports fest. Nurmagomedov’s endorsement adds intrigue, given his Russian popularity. Let’s see the turnout this time.