Yelena S. Kurdyumova- founder and owner of Runglobalmedia.com, Editor-in-Chief of the
English Version of the web site. She is professional linguist, graduate of Moscow State
Linguistics University (Former MauriceTorez Institute of Foreign Languages) Moscow, Russia,
with Master’s degree in English tutoring for universities and colleges; 2-year Postgraduate
Course at Higher Courses of Interpreters at the same university - Master’s degree in
English-Russian-English consecutive and simultaneous interpreting, literary editing, Spanish
language translation.
Yelena is founder, owner and President of
International Interpreting,Translation & PR
Services, LLC, providing service in the U.S.A. and Europe.
Since 2000's Yelena has been writing reports, features and interviews as free-lance stringer
for national and international newspapers, magazines and web sites, including International
Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), European Athletics Association (EAA), magazines
- Running Times, Distance Running magazine, FotoTravel, Russia-China Century 21;
newspapers - Football-Hockey, Rodnaya Gazeta etc.
Yelena is a recognized photo artist, travelling around the world and making reports, photos
and videos from different international events. In 2007 she was awarded in Las Vegas the
"Outstanding Achievement in Photography Award" from International Society of
Photographers (USA). She is a curator of international cultural and sports projects engaged
in organization of exhibition exchange, ultra-running multi-day events, such as Moscow-
Jerusalem Millennium Run in 1999-2000, Paris-Moscow-Sydney in 2000, and others.  
Yelena is former competitive figure skater and now a part-time figure skating coach. She is
the member of Moscow Board of Athletics Judges; former PR Director of Moscow
International Peace Marathon; Member of International Federation of Journalists (IFJ),
American Translators Association (ATA) and International Federation of Translators (IFT).

For her volunteer work, Yelena was presented with a plaque from the Council of the City of
Brooklyn Park, MN, U.S.A. “In Recognition of Your Dedicated Service On The Human Rights
Commission 4/1/10-4/1/13”
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Yelena continues serving the Minnesota community as the member of Hennepin County
Human Resources Board to which she was elected in 2013 for 4 years.

Yelena chooses active life style and regularly practices in distance running, figure skating,
swimming and mountain climbing. She reached dozens of summits in Rocky Mountains in
North America, including Mt. Ypsilon, Mt. Chiquita, Mt. Ida, Flat Top Mountain, Twin
Sisters Peaks, etc.
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Sergey A. Porada - founder and owner of Runglobalmedia.com, Editor-in-Chief of the
Russian Version of the site, Electronics engineer, graduate of Dnepropetrovsk Metallurgical
Institute (Ukraine) with Master’s degree; 3-year postgraduate course  in semiconductors and
dielectrics with Masters degree; Postgraduate course in Bauman Moscow State Technical
University with industrial management Masters degree; Postgraduate course in Russian State
University of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism with Masters degree in track-and-field
athletics coaching.

Sergey got 10 years of work experience as professor assistant in Technical University
in Zaporosjie, Ukraine, at the same time headed scientific research laboratory in the same
University. Next 10 years he headed scientific research laboratory at the Experimental Plant
in Moscow, Russia. Sergey is the author of: the invention; several dozens of licensed
engineering innovations for improvement of production process; the book, and
dozens of scientific articles on microelectronics.

Sergey was the President of Amateur Running Club “Krasnaya Presnya” in Moscow during
17 years. He is distance running coach and manager of international elite runners, sports
judge in track-and-field athletics, member of Moscow Board of Athletics Judges; Vice Director
of Association International Supermarathon (AISM); former PR Director of Moscow
International Peace Marathon. During 30 years of his sports career Sergey completed more
than 50 marathons and ultra-marathons in Europe and the U.S.A., including performance for
the Russian Masters Team in the marathon at 1990 Goodwill Games in Seattle, Washington
State, U.S.A.
As Vice Director of Association International Supermarathon (AISM), Sergey participated in
organization of several international sports projects: Moscow-Jerusalem Millennium Run in
1999-2000, Paris-Moscow-Sydney in 2000, and others.
During 20 years of work as sports coach and manager Sergey trained several elite athletes
who many times became prize-winners of international marathons and ultra-marathons.
Since 2000's Sergey is a recognized Sports and Travel free-lance journalist-stringer, member
of International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), with headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, author
of dozens of articles in European and US newspapers and magazines and on web sites.
Among them are: International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF, Monaco),
European Athletics Association (EAA), magazines - Running Times, Distance Running,
FotoTravel, Russia-China Century 21; newspapers - Rossia, Football-Hockey,
RodnayaGazeta etc. Sergey is a known photo artist, travelling around the world and making
reportages, photos and videos from different international events.
He is as a curator of international cultural and sports projects engaged in organization of
exhibition exchange, ultra-running multi-day events.
Sergey is founder,owner and General Director of
International Interpreting,Translation & PR
Services,
LLC, providing service in the U.S.A. and Europe.
Sergey is an advocate of active life style and regularly practices in distance running,
swimming and mountain climbing. He reached dozens of summits in the Caucuses Mountains
(Russia),  Rocky Mountains in North America, including Mt. Ypsilon, Mt. Chiquita, Mt. Ida, Flat
Top Mountain, Twin Sisters Peaks, etc. In the past Sergey did rock-climbing in the Caucuses
Mountains and participated in rescue work there.    
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