The coronavirus pandemic hampered sports events across the globe, but a Turkish beverage company will hold a running contest for kids at home to be broadcast live online, a rare practice in sports, the company said on its website.

A local beverage company producing ayran — a salty yogurt drink popular in Turkey — Eker said on the event’s website that the minors should mark a 100-meter running track inside their homes to join the race on April 23, the National Sovereignty and Children’s Day.

It said the attendees can customize their homes to a running track as a

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