European Mile Croatia 11.06.2021

Where Croatia
When 11.06.2021

On June 11, the European Mile campaign will be off in Split, Croatia. More than 100 participants will begin collecting miles for a good cause on the famous Split Riva, including children and youth, parents, people with intellectual disabilities (PWID), trainers, and partners working with PWID. The participants will make a stroll along a magnificent walking track near the shore as part of the European Mile event, collecting and donating more than 3 kilometers (over 200 miles in total).

Members of the Health Life Academy Association, SU "Veliko srce" from Koprivnica, the Association for Autism Pogled Nedelie, School for Children with Disabilities Pula, the association "Sindrom Down 21 Split," Association Latice, Centar za odgoj I obrayovanje "Ivan tark" Osijek, and Croatian football clubs will participate in the European Mile.

The project's activities will once again modified to the pandemic scenario, with a focus on the participants' health. The main goal of the European Mile in Croatia is to provide young people integration into society by promoting healthy living through sport and physical activity. The European Mile can be a perfect fit to existing sport projects. Integrating it with other programs can multiply possibilities to encourage society to move.

The promotion will run in conjunction with the Special Power League, a sports league for disabled youngsters. The participants will have a great time in Split and would be pleased with the event's accomplishments and outcomes. Participants of Special Power League (sports league for children with disabilities that enables children to play football and handball equally for their beloved club) will have a chance to engage in organized walking to strengthen sport habits.

Main Partners:

  • Association for tradition, culture and sport POLAI
  • Sports association for assistance to the intellectually challenged »Veliko Srce« Koprivnica
  • Association for autism „Pogled“
  • Association for Sindrom Down 21- Split
  • SILab Association
  • School of Education Pula
  • Eeducational center for children with disabilities “Ivan Štark” Osijek
  • Athletic Club Slavonija
  • HC Rovinj
  • HC Medulin
  • FC Uljanik
Dario Jagić, Health Life Academy Association Coordinator European Mile - Croatia Croatia healthlifeacademy.com

WHAT IS THE IDEA BEHIND EUROPEAN MILE?

The EUROPEAN MILE is one of our brand new events, that we are organising, as an official European Week of Sport event. The concept of the EUROPEAN MILE is designed to build a bridge between ISCA and European Week of Sport. It will focus on using public streets for citizens’ activities and mobility, and thus celebrate both the heathy and environmentally friendly modes of transport, and the broader benefits of physical activity. In addition, EUROPEAN MILE is part of the year-round ISCA campaign NowWeMOVE, which has the vision of getting 100 million more Europeans active in sport or physical activity by 2020.

THE EUROPEAN MILE ORGANISERS

Mile Donation Challenge Partners

Communication Partner

The European Mile National Coordinators