MOSCOW, June 8. / TASS /. Participants of the international charity run Legal Run 2019 will donate the collected 5 million rubles for the treatment of children with cancer. Elena Shigidina, head of the practice of FBK Legal, which supports the project, told TASS about this on Saturday.
"This year in Russia, the action was held in 10 cities and attracted more than 5 thousand participants, as a result, about 5 million rubles were collected. All the money from registration fees will be sent to the Gift of Life fund," said the agency's interlocutor.
The final stage of the fifth anniversary International Charity Run Legal Run 2019 took place on Saturday at the Skolkovo Innovation Center.
According to Shigidina, this year 1.2 thousand lawyers-runners took part in the Moscow final race, the sports marathon was supported by many law firms.
Legal Run 2019 annually brings together thousands of lawyers from all over the world - from 2014 to 2018, 10 thousand people took part in the races in more than 100 cities in 15 countries of the world.
The Gift of Life charity foundation was established on November 26, 2006 by actresses Dina Korzun and Chulpan Khamatova. The Foundation helps children with cancer and severe hematological diseases. The Foundation takes care of about 1,000 children and young adults from seven federal and city clinics located in Moscow and the region, as well as children from more than 40 regional clinics.