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Night Race and Bike Parade Light Up Moscow

When the sun goes down, Moscow appears in a new light. But last weekend it changed in a special way when more than 22,500 people gathered for a great double event — the night run race and the bike parade.

A column of more than 15,000 cyclists traveled about 11 kilometers through the main streets, embankments and boulevards of Moscow. And 7,500 participants enjoyed spectacular views from the illuminated embankments of Moscow while running a 10-kilometer route.

Here's a look at night Moscow during these two events:

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