3rd ECSS Bengt Saltin Run

The third edition of the 3rd ECSS Bengt Saltin Run takes place at ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017. The run will be organised in the memory of ECSS founding member and Patron Prof. Bengt Saltin.


You will also be able to print out a certificate through the website.

Thanks for being part of the 3rd ECSS Bengt Saltin Run!


The run takes place in the beautiful Grugapark right next to the congress venue Messe Essen.

©Grugapark, Essen
                                                    ©Grugapark, Essen    

Distance: 5 km
Date and time: Friday, 7 July 2017 at 07:00 am
Registration: Closed. Onsite registration may be possible at the bag distribution in the exhibition hall booth no. 90.

All runners will receive a Bengt Saltin Run T-shirt and their bib number in the exhibition hall at booth no. 90. The Award Ceremony is taking place right after the run close to the finish area.

Please find more information about the run here.

Impressions from 2nd ECSS Bengt Saltin Run at ECSS Vienna 2016





The stunning Sierra Leone Marathon is one of Street Child's two international marathons where runners are united behind the same fundraising goal and get to meet the children they are fundraising to support. Dubbed 'the world's most worthwhile marathon' by Runners World, this African adventure is one you'll never forget. The next Sierra Leone Marathon will take place from 23rd of may until 28th of may 2018 (dates to be confirmed).

Sign up for an unforgettable adventure and run with us to help change lives - https://www.sierraleonemarathon.com

At Street Child we believe every child deserves the chance to go to school. We work in West Africa and Nepal helping vulnerable children to go to school and stay there.

With the support of the "3rd ECSS Bengt Saltin Run" Street Child will fund a project like e.g. the  "Sports and Recreation Programm" in Sierra Leone.
This after school program aims to engage children in organised sports and recreational activities. Team activities and sports have proven social, psychological and health benefits and is a great way to build confidence. It also allows children to exercise their right to play. By engaging young people in such activities, the programme will work towards creating a safe, creative and fun environment for children outside of school hours.
In particular the program will attempt to engage more girls in sports and be a space that is both sensitive to and mindful of gender complexities. Our hope is that team sports and group activities can be something for everyone!

With the 300 EUR donation goal we will donate the equivalent of for example a one year program for about 60 kids in Sierra Leone.