Saturday was the start of the first edition of RUN for FUN in Călăraşi! The Dumbrava Park, the venue for the sporting event, was full of Romanian and Bulgarian runners - from amateur movement to performance athletes - eager to have fun outdoors.
More than 250 people, from children to elderly people, lined up at the start with emotion and craving for fun, although the weather was less friendly.
The RUN for FUN event launched the campaign against sedentarism, which aims to promote a healthy lifestyle and which wants to become a "compulsory class" in everybody's life.
The RUN for RUN surprise was the presence of one of Romania's most important athletes, Constantina Dita, the only marathon Olympic champion of our country, who officially opened the event and ran with all participants as a national symbol of endurance and will absolute, being one of the most active supporters of the outdoor movement and promoting the mass sport.
The running event was an euphoric, uncompetitive race without a podium and no enrollment costs, through which joy and fun were celebrated by movement. Finally, the participants were rewarded on stage with many surprises, consisting of different promotional materials produced within the project "Green Tourism Products".
RUN for FUN is about friends, family and all the things we love! Congratulations to all participants!
RUN for FUN - Calarasi, promising a second edition of the year with more surprises and more fun, took place under the aegis of "Green Tourism Products", a project implemented by ACTIS Club Calarasi Club Association, within the program INTERREG VA Romania - Bulgaria , Priority Axis 2 "A green region".
"Green Tourism Products" is a project developed in partnership by ACTIS Calarasi Sports Club Association, as project leader, together with ARETE - SPORT Association of Vidin and Harald Gormsson Association for the Improvement of Interpersonal Relationships (AIRI) in Mavrodin, in the as partners. The financing contract was signed in the summer of 2018 and has an 18-month run until January 2020. For the "Green Tourism Products" project, tourist products have been developed for nature lovers and outdoor movement unusual, through hiking and running events in the area of natural and cultural sites in the Romanian-Bulgarian cross-border region.
Project "Green Tourism Products" (Green Tour Pro) ROBG291 is co-financed by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund under the Interreg V-A Romania – Bulgaria Programme.
Total eligible value of the project: 498 884.65 euro
Amount of EU contribution: 424 850.04 euro ERDF
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