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Gong marks Roparun 2014


The gong marks the 23rd Roparun which starts Saturday 7 June in both Hamburg and Paris and finishes Whit Monday on the Coolsingel in Rotterdam.Nelli Cooman, ambassador of the Roparun Foundation and former Indoor Athletic World Champion 60 metres, sounds the gong.

The Roparun is a relay race of more than 500 kilometres from Paris and Hamburg to Rotterdam, in which people work as a team to give a combined sports performance in order to raise money for people who suffer from cancer. A Roparun team consists of a maximum of eight runners, who each run an average of about 65 kilometres, which is well over the distance of a marathon.

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