FUN&RUN

NEXT RUN: SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019

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The charity run is held to celebrate the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia on May 17, which marks the anniversary of the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization decided to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder.

This tradition was established in the Czech Republic by the Czech AIDS Help Society (CSAP) and the online dating sites iBoys.cz, iGirls.cz. The Prague Pride organization joined the organizing team in 2017 – the event was renamed then Fun&Run and was moved to the Stromovka park in Prague. The participation has increased. 304 runners joined the 7th edition, and 514 announced their participation for the 8th. The money collection at the start line is used to support the online counselling service Sbarvouven.cz and Dům světla (House of Light), a service for HIV-positive people. Alongside with the main run there’s also a children’s race, which is admission-free.

Fun&Run is presented as a race against homophobia and the stigmatization of HIV-positive people. At the site there are mobile labs where the Czech AIDS Help Society (CSAP) offers free HIV and syphilis tests. In 2018 we had 79 people tested and all tests came out negative.

In 2017 and 2018 Fun&Run was held under the auspices of the mayor of Prague, Adriana Krnáčová.

Fun&Run popularity chart

2018

384 runners
384 běžců
134 in the 10km race
134
250 in the 5km race
250
48 children
48
Number of HIV tests 79 people
79
Collected for Sbarvouven.cz and Dům světla
116 700 Kč

2017

304 runners
304 běžců
135 in the 10km race
135
169 in the 5km race
169
19 children
19
Number of HIV tests 69 people
69
Collected for Sbarvouven.cz and Dům světla
63 504 Kč

CONTACT

Main Fun&Run coordinator

Czeslaw Walek

czeslaw@praguepride.com

TEAM

Main coordinator
Czeslaw Walek
Coordinator
Eva Švorčíková
Organizers
Jiří Pavlát (ČSAP)
Lukáš Větříček (iBoys.cz, iGirls.cz)
Children’s run
Štěpán Tůma (Alcedo)
Volunteer coordination
Jana Kmuníčková
Promotion
Bohdana Rambousková

PARTNERS

Fun&Run 2018

EU
Tiskárna na vzduchu
Expres FM

Fun&Run 2018 is held within the We are fair program, which is financed by the EU’s Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme (2014-2020).

The support was funneled through a grant by Gilead Sciences s.r.o.

Invoicing data

Prague Pride z. s.
Rybna 716/24
110 00 Praha 1
Company ID 22842730
Companies in the Federal Register: Municipal Court in Prague, Section L, File 22311
© Copyright 2018 Prague Pride z. s. All Rights Reserved.

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