514 runners registered for the 8th FUN&RUN charity run against homophobia. And 384 of them participated in the run on Saturday 19 May. Big thanks to everyone for taking part and contributing to a pleasant atmosphere of the event!
FUN&RUN takes place at the occasion of the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, celebrated on 17 of May. On this day, in 1990, the World Health Organisation erased homosexuality from the official list of mental diseases.
8th FUN&RUN in numbers
- Date: Saturday 19th May 2018
- Place: Stromovka park, Prague 7,
- Distance: 10km, 5km, Children’s run
- Categories: Women, Men, Children
- Number of registered runners: 514
- Number of participating runners: 384
- Number of runners in children's run: 48
- Route: see here
- Total proceeds for Sbarvouven.cz and the House of Light: 116,700 CZK
- Number of HIV tests: 77
More than 500 runners registered for FUN&RUN 2018
Starting fee was between 150 and 400 CZK depending on the month of the registratuon. The proceeds reached 116,700 CZK and will go to support of the LGBT peer-to-peer mentoring website Sbarvouven.cz run by Prague Pride and the House of Light helping HIV positive clients. That means that Sbarvouven.cz and The House of Light will get 58,350 CZK each. Thank you, you spent your money in a good way.
514 people registered for FUN&RUN 2018, online registration had to be stopped on Friday 18 May. A total number of 384 adults set off from the star line on Saturday, 250 people chose the 5km route and 134 opted for 10km route.
We are happy that not only individual runners but also company teams participated in the run in order to show their support to diversity. Teams of Vodafone, IKEA, PwC, Flying Tiger, or Exxonmobil were spotted in the crowd. Thank you for attending, guys!
48 young runners took part in the children's race each of them winning a medal.
5 and 10 km routes lead through Stromovka park. The race was technically secured by Sportovní servis APACHI.
Big thanks go to Tesco and Nestlé for providing fruits and mussli bars for runners after reaching the finish line.
79 persons had free and anonymous HIV tests done in mobile labs of Czech AIDS Help Society. We are pleased to announced that all of them had negative results.
photos of FUN&RUN in 2018