Kiev Running Festival April 2020

5th edition of GGxEuro


After a very successful trip to Sofia with 90 amazing GoodGymers painting Bulgaria red, we are off to Kiev!

We're off to the capital of Ukrainian next April, with the races taking place on Sunday 5th April. This will be the 5th year GGxEuro Trip - come make it awesome! We will be bringing you:

  • 4-5 day's in an Eastern-European City
  • With various race distances - 10km or Half Marathon (21km)
  • Good food, good drinks and GREAT company!
  • Sunday Group Dinner

Important Details: Entries are supposed to open at the end of November, once they are we'll get entered, book on flights and sort out accommodation.

Spreadsheet: It helps for us to know who is coming and what you are all doing. Therefore please fill in this spreadsheet here.

Here is the 2019 race website (hopefully updated soon) and their facebook page if you'd like to look at either.

To inspire you to sign up for the trip of a lifetime we'll leave you with these quotes about Sofia 2019:

Dharmesh: "I mostly just drank rakia and had fun with Rob Riley, it was the best!"

Helena & Ed: "We've basically been every year to the GGxEuro trip and it's the foundation of our relationship!"

Ben Annear: "It's not Wales but it'll do!"

Please note these words may not have actually ever been said..

Also please note that this event/race is not organised by the GoodGym Race Team and its not part of the big six races for 2020. This event is organised by Paul Bown (

Looking forward to it!


Date and time

9:00am - 10:30am Saturday, 4th of April 2020


Pechersk Lavra
CHM4+VW Kyiv,
Ukraine View Map

What to look out for

Age Restriction

GoodGym welcomes anyone aged 18 or over. If you are under 18 then you will be unable to participate in any GoodGym activity

Make sure you've read our general guidelines for safety when running and at a task.

This event is not organised by GoodGym and GoodGym takes no responsibility for your participation in the event.


Tuesday September 10th, 2019 09:04


Pritesh Mistry
Pritesh Mistry
Tuesday September 10th, 2019 12:24

What? Is it not Paul Brown? Who are you then?

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Led by

Paul Bown

Paul Bown
Previous Trainer for Camden and Islington, England Athletics Qualified Endurance Coach, 2h51 marathoner, & big sweet potato advocate

Who's going

  • Mary Caudle
  • Aimee Giles
  • Lucy Hill
  • Jim
  • Samantha
  • Maria Vitale
  • Alice Pickles
  • Emily Cotterill
  • Darren Raz-Nick
  • Lucy Ranson
  • Amy Crawford
  • Leticia Bessel
  • anne malcolm
  • Adam Stephens
  • Richmond runner
  • Laura Hall
  • Jane Chynoweth
  • Jack Concanon
  • Sara Brimble
  • Su Fernandez
  • Vicki Bakhshi
  • Salwa Wardeh
  • JP
  • Eleanor Wallace
  • Russ Cahill
  • Trev
  • Croydon runner
  • Tom Clough
  • Clare Griffiths
  • Charlotte Prinsley
  • Julia
  • Sophie Hedges
  • Shani Thompson-Ellis
  • Lavinia Walsh
  • Hackney runner
  • Rosie Ashworth
  • Kate Mclaughlin
  • Katie Allan
  • Emma Wilkins
  • Martin Graff
  • Hannah Cox
  • Adam
  • Lucy
  • Peter Gillibrand
  • Aidan Padfield
  • Abigail White
  • Frances Powrie
  • Nicky Woodall
  • Lucy J
  • Andrew Swanton
  • Jonny Knight
  • Fay McKnight
  • Isabelle M.
  • Carol Carney
  • Dave Gilbert
  • Emily McGovern
  • Lenka Leva
  • Graham Atkins
  • Charlotte
  • Philip Woodall
  • Steve Jenkins
  • Nykolette
  • Helena Waters
  • Oliver Cannon
  • Steve Coman
  • Ellen
  • Kim Parker
  • Jackie Mitchell
  • Danny
  • Damian
  • Caroline Thomas
  • Sally
  • James Gilbert
  • Rob Riley
  • David Ewens
  • Elizabeth Pang
  • Islington runner
  • Redbridge runner
  • Lambeth runner
  • Steve Lee
  • Alex
  • Mark Gilyead
  • Liz James
  • Luis
  • Daniel Milne
  • Frances Collier-Wright
  • Andy
  • Alex Brown
  • Catriona Sibert
  • Barnet runner
  • Hounslow runner
  • Bristol runner
  • Jennifer
  • Remy Maisel
  • Michelle
  • Danica Priest
  • Pritesh Mistry
  • Paul Bown

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