The annual FxPro ‘Run with Us’ for the prevention of cancer race is organized for the 10th consecutive year by Dro.Me.A Racing in cooperation with the Association of Cancer Patients and Friends (PASYKAF) and the Geri Municipality on Saturday 2/12/2017.
The event features a 5-km and a 10-km race, 800-m run for children up to the age of 14, plus a 5-km Charity Corporate Run.
The races will start at 10:00 a.m. at Athalassa National Park in Nicosia (Latsia entrance, 200 m from the park entrance, near the round-about of the Nicosia General Hospital). Registrations for the 5km (for ages 15+) and 10km (for 16+ ages) races can ONLY be done online at www.dromearacing.com.
The registration fee is 10 Euro for the 5-km, 15 Euro for the 10-km and 150 Euro for the 5-km Charity Corporate Race for 20 people (for entries over 20 people the fee is set at 5 Euro for every extra person). Race numbers will be available for collection on the morning of the race between 08:30-09:30 a.m. All participants will receive a finisher’s medal. The children’s 800m run is free of charge and the registrations will be on the day of the event starting at 08:30am. For all the races, parental consent will be required in case the participant is under the age of 18.
The 10-km race is in memory of Kostakis Loucaides, a former BoD member of the Cyprus Sports Organization (CSO) and former champion athlete. Part of the proceeds will be donated to Pasykaf Cyprus.
The aim of the event is to promote social sports to the local society, boost sports culture and pave the way towards a more active lifestyle in an effort to prevent severe diseases such as cancer.
The Major Sponsor of the event is FxPro and the Main Sponsor of Dro.Me.A Racing 2017 is Cablenet. The event is supported by the CSO, PASYKAF and Webarts and it is placed under the auspices of KOEAS.