This year Novorossiysk became the central venue for the main sports festival of the autumn – All-Russian Walking Day.
Pursuant to the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin following the meeting of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation on the Development of Physical Education and Sports, held on March 24, 2014, the Russian Olympic Committee developed the Olympic Country Development Assistance Program, guided by the Olympic Charter, according to which, one of the tasks of National Olympic Committees is to promote the development of mass sports, and also within the framework of the international movement ″Sport for All″.
Every June, the Russian Olympic Committee holds the All-Russian Olympic Day, which is dedicated to the main state or sporting events of the year.
In order to popularize the ideas of Olympism among the younger generation and involve children and young people in systematic physical education and sports, the Russian Olympic Committee, after the Olympic Games in Sochi, launched a new sports and educational project Olympic Patrol, which is part of the Olympic Country program.
Since 2015, the Russian Olympic Committee, together with the regional Olympic Councils, has been holding the All-Russian Walking Day as part of the International Walking Day, which is organized annually by The Association For International Sport for All (TAFISA).
On February 7, 2015, at the initiative of the Russian Olympic Committee, the holiday Winter Sports Day was established, dedicated to the anniversary of the XXII Olympic Winter Games 2014 in Sochi. The holiday is held annually in February in all the regions of the Russian Federation.