Telekom announces the results of the “Biggest Sports Hour” project, 2015 edition: over 50,000 participants

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  • Three outdoor sports events in Bucharest, Brașov and Mamaia, during June – August 2015
  • 89 sports demonstrations held by 115 local and international trainers
  • Over 1.000 persons have benefited from free medical tests

 

During June – August 2015, Telekom Romania, in partnership with SmartAtletic and Getfit, organized the fifth edition of the “Biggest Sports Hour” event in Bucharest, Brașov and Mamaia. In total, over 50,000 persons took part at the sports classes as active participants or supporters.

 

This year, the “Biggest Sports Hour” celebrated five years since its first edition. The project’s impact grew yearly and I can say that the 2015 edition was the most successful until now. This offers us energy and motivation to continue our mission to promote a healthy lifestyle through sports“, stated Ruxandra Vodă, Corporate Communication Director, Telekom Romania group of companies.

 

The programs are adapted so that each passer-by falls in love with sports, this is how the impressive number of participants is explained“, declared Cristian Mărgărit, nutrition expert, Getfit.

 

At the “Biggest Sports Hour” event, 89 fitness classes were organized, such as: Steel Combat, Steel Tonic, Rebound AAS, Functional Training, Kangoo Jumps, Zumba, Khai Bo, Aerobic, Skandenberg, Spinning, Ultimate Workout and Onekor. Special areas were set up for stationary bicycles, Boot Camp, Real Ryder (training with 20 stationary bicycles), Gravity (training with pulleys), TRX and a football area. The classes were held by 115 local and international trainers.

 

In Bucharest, almost 500 adventure lovers participated at an obstacle and mud race, The Ultimate Mudness, organized by Runsilvania Association in Motoc Forest, near Mogosoaia Park, and in Brasov at the second edition of the charitable cross “Sports is good”. Through the Telekom Romania Foundation, the funds collected from the participation fees at the charitable cross have been used to procure necessary medicine for children that have cancer.

 

Furthermore, six children with weight problems have finished the nutrition education program “Emotions are not food”.

 

The “Biggest Sports Hour” is the largest sports event organized under the umbrella of the “Sports is Good” campaign powered by DolceSport. Since 2011, through the pro-health campaign “Sports is Good”, tens of sports events have been organized and supported, their number increasing yearly.

 

The medical partner of the event was Fundația Policlinici Sociale Regina Maria which offered free general screening tests for determining the health of participants and free advices for a healthy lifestyle to more than 1,000 persons.