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Memorial Run

Abebe Bikila - Memorial Run - Run for health in the beautiful park of Prague 13.



In honour and memory of  Abebe Bikila, the  legendary Ethiopian, world Marathon double record holder of that time, the first athlete to win bare foot and to repeat the victory uninterrupted with new world record . Ethiopian Community in the Czech Republic organizes the Memorial run in Co-operation with the municipality of the Prague 13. The Memorial run is going to be held as every year since 2017 under the auspices of the Czech Medical Society.

As the 20th IATDMCT congress hosting country, we would take this opportunity to invite all participants of IATDMCT congress 2022, who are interested to join and enjoy this healthy and extraordinary outdoor activity beyond the scientific and other social programs. No extra registration fee needed from a registered delegate participating the congress including accompanying adult person or children. There is a chance to win special medals of this memorial run. Additionally, a certificate of participation is guaranteed to all, who are registered and started to run regardless of the results.

*Those who are interested please let us know at congress registration desk to guide you in details and for any further information.


Date: Sunday 18. September 2022 start time 10:00 hour Prague time

Meeting point: 18 September 2022 at 9:00 in the Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, at the registration desk of IATDMCT Congress 2022 Prague

Place: Central park Praha 13, Stodůlky (personal guide will be available from congress centre to the park)


Category: Children age 7-12: Basic distance - 1km

                  Children age 13-18 Basic distance - 2km

                    Adults: Women:   Basic distance - 2km

                                        Men:   Basic distance - 3km

Notice: Participants, who bring own white T-shirt can get freely printed on “Abebe Bikila Memorial Run Prague 2022”, which is also a nice gift to someone.


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