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Support Ukraine on 2023 Boston Marathon

Meet SOP Runner - Marichka Padalko 

Mariia Padalko - or, Marichka Padalko, as most people know her in Ukraine - is a famous journalist and anchor on Ukrainian television. A dedicated athlete herself, she worked as a sports reporter early in her career, but has turned to children's TV and day shows in more recent years.


Marichka is known and loved in Ukraine for her open and confident spirit, strong feminist beliefs and family values, dedication to her country and a warm, two-way relationship with her viewers and followers. Marichka is a mother of 3 children and a wife to Egor Sobolev - a former journalist turned activist and politician, who volunteered to join the Ukrainian Defense Forces to protect his country and resist Russia's aggression.


Through action and dedication, Marichka and her family have committed themselves to ensuring that Ukraine remains free and independent. Marichka's is the face of proud resilience of Ukraine's incredible resistance.

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Support Marichka and Support Ukraine 💙💛

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