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The participants to the Roparun run record amount of 5.6 million euros

The participants in the annual Roparun this year, a record for each interval of time of more than 5.6 million. A total of 323 teams were in the whitsun weekend, from Paris to Hamburg and Almelo, the netherlands to Rotterdam, the netherlands, during the international relay race. With the money the projects with the end-of-life care for cancer patients and their families are supported.

End-of-life care is provided to patients for whom no cure is possible and who are in their last phase of life may find themselves. At this time, the focus was on the so-called koppelbedden. That room, that bed, the patient can be connected, allowing partner, may be.

The yield of the 28th edition of the run, it was Friday night announced at the closing night. “Our members all have their own motivation for taking part in the Roparun, but to take part in the event, it is not the most important thing. It’s going to be their for the good causes and the people who are helping us,” said Roparun-executive director Wiljan Vloet.

The first Roparun, it was in 1992, when there were 64 runners who took part. At the time, ran that, still in the opposite direction of the port of Rotterdam Euromast (tower) to the arc de triomphe in Paris, france.

Last year it was 5.1 million euros has been raised.

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