On the eve of the New Year in the world hold various competitions, festivals, holidays and events. Residents Michendorf Germany, for example, each year celebrate the traditional festivities offensive running on a 10-kilometer and 5-kilometer and 2, 5-kilometer distantsii.
This year the race St. Nicholas in the center of the commune of 999 people took part, among whom were adults and children, taking with him even their pets. All participants were divided into groups according to gender and vozrasta.
According to the rules, each participant had to run dressed as Santa Claus. Since it was cold outside and frosty, runners could instead of water to take a hot tea in designated areas handing out bratwurst and cakes, mulled wine and kofe.