On Friday 26th May 1,250 children from the towns of Jemeppe-sur-Sambre and Sambreville participated in this sporting event in joy and good spirit.
The 1st edition of The Daily Mile GO Run For Fun event in Jemeppe-sur-Sambre brought together 1,250 children aged 6 to 12 and 95 teachers from 12 schools.
This event, completely free for schools and organised by staff from the INEOS Inovyn site with the support of students from the Physical Education section of the Athénée Baudouin 1er in Jemeppe-sur-Sambre, the Panathlon Wallonia-Brussels association, the Val de Sambre Rescue Zone, the Jemeppe-sur-Sambre Police and the municipalities of Jemeppe-sur-Sambre and Sambreville has been a great success.
The mascot Dart and an animation team were present to ensure the festive side of the event. After a warm-up session with music the students ran along the course. At the end of the run, all children received a medal, a souvenir of their active participation in this first edition.
Three high-level triathletes attented this 1st local The Daily Mile GO Run For Fun: Alexandra Tondeur, pro-triathlete, Etienne Claisse, age-group athlete and also an engineer at one of the production units at the INEOS Inovyn Jemeppe site and Olivier Lange. All three ran with the children, answered their questions and … agreed to take the pose, the time of a few photos in a relaxed atmosphere.
What another fantastic day it’s been!