ESN Country: 
ESN Section: 
ESN Ioannina
Date of the event: 
Friday, 3 May, 2019 - 18:00 to Saturday, 4 May, 2019 - 22:30
What is the main cause of the activity?: 
Description of the event: 
It was about two races,the main one of 21km,and a short one of 5km which was dedicated to KETHEA Epirus(Center for the Treatment of Dependent Individuals),while the Brotherhood of Ponies & Minorities of Epirus opened the memory events for the 100 years of Genocide.
On the race some our international students alongside with some ESNers ran and some of our international students,ESNers and ESN friends were volunteers being helping hands to some spots providing water to the runners during the races.
Also we had a stand for informations about the ESN and generally the whole experience of Erasmus!
Type of participants: 
International Students
Local Community
Total Number of ESNers participating in the activity: 
Total Number of International Students participating in the activity: 
Total Number of local participants participating in the activity: 
Have people with disabilities attended the event?: 
Did you cooperate with other organisations for this event?: 
Name of the organisation: 
Ioannina Half Marathon
Website of the organisation:
How did they contribute to the event: 
Were the organizers of the event on cooperation with the International and Public Relations' Office of the University of Ioannina.The director was kind and very accessible to us as we wanted to participate and we had many questionmarks.
Additional Comments / Outcome of the activity: 

That chance was perfect for our international students that participated because they wanted to contribute in each way they could.They coorperated with other Greek volunteers and they discovered the happiness of being a volunteer.Also, it was the begining for them to follow a more healthy and sporty lifestyle.Our international student enjoyed their participation on this run.And now they have a medal of it back to their home. Fun fact,the father of one of our international students is a arathon athlete and because of it she challenge her self to start running to.

Other causes that have been tackled at the same time? : 
Education & Youth
Social Inclusion
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