The Maltese Olympic Committee together with the Malta Amateur Athletics Assocation will be hosting the annual Olympic Day Run which serves as a celebration of the anniversary of the Olympic Movement.
The Olympic Day Run will consist of three categories aimed towards catering for as wide a sporting population as possible, irrespective of age or ability. Runners can choose from the following:-
Classical Run – 10k – Starting line: Love Monument, St. Julians, along the Sliema sea front to Gzira and back.
Relaxed Run – 5k – Starting line: Love Monument, St. Julians, along the Sliema sea front till Preluna and back.
Junior Run – 2.5k – Starting line: Love Monument, St. Julians, along the Sliema sea front till Family monument and back.
The Maltese Olympic Committee encourages organisations to form teams. The Maltese Olympic Committee will present trophies for groups that bring along the largest numbers in the following categories: School, Local Council, Bank, Club, Company.
For recipients of these prizes a Group Application Form must be completed and handed in before the run. A Team Representative should be nominated to receive the trophy on the day.
Participation is FREE of charge. Official Olympic Day Run T-shirts and an official Olympic Day Run IOC Certificate will be given to all participants.
Applications are available at the offices of the Maltese Olympic Committee as well as on the website – http://nocmalta.org/activities/olympic-day-run/
Registration will also accepted on the day of the between 07.00 and 07.30am. Races will start at 7:45am and several water stations will be placed along the route.