The participants of the 30th Warsaw Uprising Run, in tribute to the participants of the 1944 uprising, covered a 10-kilometer route on Saturday. According to the organizers, about four thousand people took part in the event.
The route of the run led, among others, through Bonifraterska, Miodowa, Krakowskie Przedmieście, Karowa, Browarna, Topiel, Kruczkowskiego, Ludna, Czerniakowska, Wilanowska, Rowing streets, Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie, Krajewskie, Zakroczymska and Konwiktorska. The organizers of the run informed that about four thousand people participated in it.
“The 30th Warsaw Uprising Run is behind us. After a year of break caused by the pandemic, we were able to pay tribute to the heroes of the Uprising again in sport. Thanks to the security services, rescuers @AKTYWNAWARSZAWA and volunteers” – wrote Renata Kaznowska, vice-president of the capital on Saturday after 23:00 on Twitter.
30 The Warsaw Uprising Run is behind us. After a year of break caused by a pandemic, we were able to pay tribute to the heroes of the Uprising again in sports. Thanks to law enforcement and rescuers @AKTYWNAWARSZAWA and volunteerspic.twitter.com/vUPlYL73eQ
– Renata Kaznowska (@RKaznowska) August 7, 2021
The Warsaw Uprising was the largest underground military operation in German-occupied Europe. Planned for several days, it lasted over two months. On August 1, 1944, between 40,000 and 50,000 people joined the fight in the capital. insurgents. During the fights in Warsaw, about 18,000 were killed. insurgents, and 25 thousand. were injured. Losses among the civilian population were huge and amounted to approx. 180 thousand. killed. The remaining inhabitants of Warsaw, about 500,000, were driven out of the city, which after the uprising was almost completely burnt and demolished.
Main photo source: Renata Kaznowska, Twitter