On the occasion of the 46th Annual Meeting in Budapest, EPCA signed up as one of the main sponsors of the children’s run for the Budapest International Marathon on 7 October 2012. Around 4000 students of 82 schools participated in this running the mini-marathon this year. The top five school teams were awarded by Lord Sebastian Coe, Olympic Athlete, Politician and Chairman of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games, in the presence of the Hungarian Secretary of State for Education Dr. Rozsa Hoffmann.
Participating schools in the ceremony were :
Szentistvantelepi Iskola, Budapest
Thomas Mann Gymnasium, Budapesti Német Iskola
Szent Istvan Gimnazium, Budapest
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