OAC is Partner of Sport4Cancer the Big Sport Event against Cancer in Murcia, Spain
Organizing a Big Local Sport Event with European dimensions due to the participation of institutions that work in this field of cancer prevention in 12 European Member states. The Big Event will be carried out with the help of volunteers of the participating countries involved in the project, and it will focus on the health promotion of physical activity for the entire society, and also in social inclusion of people with cancer and disabilities, populations with important barriers for the practice of physical activity and sport.
The Sport4Cancer will be held in Mar Menor (Region of Murcia), an ideal place for beach and water sports, with excellent facilities, professionals and a perfect climate for these activities. There will be sports competitions, sports exhibitions and recreational sports activities to encourage the participation of citizens. The event is expected to bring together more than 10,000 people from different countries. The activities will be carried out in different scenarios, fully mobilizing the city for the event, with sports activities on the promenade, in parks, on sand and in the water of the beaches. In addition, the area will be prepared for the celebration with live music, a play area for young children and various activities throughout the event area. More than 60 sports activities will be held simultaneously throughout the site, including horseback riding, fishing, water polo, kayak polo, diving, sailing, canoeing, cycling, boxing, judo, rhythmic and aesthetic gymnastics, archery, orientation, etc.
• Promotion of physical activity through a big international sport event.
• Social inclusion through a big international sport event, specially of people with cancer and disabilities.
SPORT 4 CANCER is co-funded by Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union.
PROJECT CALL: Not-for-profit European Sport Events NOT related to the European Week of Sport.
PROJECT COORDINATOR: University of Murcia (Spain).
PARTNER COUNTRIES: 12
Spain, Germany, Italy, France, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Turkey Greece, Sweden, Norway and Poland.
PROJECT PARTNERS: 14
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