Run Against a Stroke: Medical University students covered 150 km ahead of World Stroke Day

The running event was held on October 19 in several stages. The first participant started at 6 a.m. at the main building of the RNIMU named after N.I.

Pirogova. The finish took place at 19 hours on the territory of the suburban base of the Konakovo University in the Tver region. 11 people took part in the relay.

Ilya Tyurin

curator of the running club RNIMU them. N.

I. Pirogova

- With this race we wanted to draw people's attention to the problem of stroke. No one is safe from this disease. A healthy lifestyle and sport is a good prevention, so our relay race was held under the slogan "Run against a stroke."

Run Against a Stroke: Medical University students covered 150 km ahead of World Stroke Day

Photo: organizers of the race

"Running and any training is a struggle with oneself and one's laziness.

But people who have had a stroke are forced to fight just to return to normal life. Often after a stroke, full rehabilitation is needed: people learn to talk, walk, do the simplest things again, "explained Vladislava Belyakova, head of the department of extracurricular activities of university students.

Why does a stroke happen, is it possible to avoid it and how to understand that a person needs help, The Challenger told in this article.

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