PRESS RELEASE

 

 

Olympic Day Run – 18th June 2017

 

Join us and celebrate the anniversary of the Olympic Movement. We look forward to seeing many participants taking part in this year’s event.

This event is being organized by the Maltese Olympic Committee and the Malta Amateur Athletics Association.

Participation is FREE of charge. Official Olympic Day Run T-shirts and an official Olympic Day Run IOC Certificate will be given to all participants. Applications will be readily available at the offices of the MOC as well as on our website www.nocmalta.org  (Activities – Olympic Day Run) Registration is also accepted on the day of the run between 07.00 and 07.30am. Several water stations will be placed along the route.

The Runs will start and finish from Spinola Bay, next to the Love Monument.

In order to cater for as wide a sporting population as possible, there will be 3 different distances which participants can choose from, irrespective of age. This event is not a race.

a) Classical Run – 10k (starts at 7.45am)

Starting line: Love Monument, St. Julians, along the Sliema sea front to Gzira and back.

b) Relaxed Run – 5k (starts at 7.45am)

Starting line: Love Monument, St. Julians, along the Sliema sea front till Preluna and back.

c) Junior Run – 2.5k (starts at 7.45am)

Starting line: Love Monument, St. Julians, along the Sliema sea front till Family monument and back.

Parents are encouraged to join the fun runs with their children.

We would like to encourage organisations to form a team and come along and join us. The Maltese Olympic Committee will present trophies for GROUPS that bring along the largest numbers in the following categories: School, Local Council, Bank, Club, Company. For recipients of these prizes a GROUP APPLICATION FORM must be completed and handed in before the run. A TEAM REPRESENTATIVE should be nominated to receive prize on the day.

Please spread the word……

 

Joseph Cassar
Secretary General