Having taken the baton from the President of The baton was taken by the President of Turkmenistan, who the day before had visited the Path of Health, and about 5 thousand people took the baton to the Path of Health, and about 5 thousand people did a mass crossing of the route. The event was attended by representatives of of the Cabinet of Ministers, Mejlis, law enforcement agencies, members of the ministries and departments, students, labor collectives and public organizations.
For young people, the organizers organized a competition to determine the best result of the Trail. This format appealed to the most adventurous and athletic participants, the fastest of which were awarded prizes. At the end of the distance everyone a pleasant surprise in the form of a performance by athletes.
Climbing along the Path of Health is a unique opportunity to combine the pleasure of admiring the beautiful views of the Kopetdag mountain range with health benefits. Various sporting events are regularly held here, involving Ashgabat residents and visitors to the capital to join a healthy lifestyle.
Turkmenistan has a strategy for the development of sports, thanks to which activities are carried out to improve the sports and health conditions for physical training throughout the country. Sports complexes and stadiums have been built in Ashgabat and other regions of the country, and sports facilities and special schools are operating.