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Paris, March 13 2019 - 500 international participants of the She Runs - Active Girls' Lead joined 1500 girl students of La Lyceenne MAIF RUN for a festive run of 3 km on the banks of the Seine River in the centre of Paris.
The day and the event dedicated to the girls only, and supported by Erasmus+ Sport programme of the European Commission, began with the official opening of the She Runs - Active Girls' Lead Village.
Participants were welcomed by Laurent Petrynka, the President of ISF, Yves Le Lostecque, Head of the Sport Unit at European Commission, Bogdan Matei, Minister of Youth & Sports of Romania and Costantini Nathalie, National Director of UNSS (French School Sport Federation.
After the initial welcome and the warm up in the Village, 500 ISF girls, coming from 35 countries, joined 1500 girl students of La Lyceenne MAIF RUN and ran a 3 km Race along the Seine river.
Girls from all over the World sent out a clear message: "We want equal opportunities".
She Runs' sponsor VinylPlus and its General Manager Ms Brigitte Dero, welcomed the girls in their booth, spreading the message of "Lead don't follow" while also teaching the participants about sustainability, sustainable sport and the Environmental Action signed with ISF.
Throughout the day, the participants had a chance to enjoy, and learn from, various fun activities prepared by the organizers. They also had an opportunity to meet She Runs - Active Girls' Lead ambassadors; Camille Lacourt, World Champion in swimming, Estelle Mossely, Olympic Champion in boxing and Laurence Fischer - World Karate Champion and the founder of Fight for Dignity.
The event was broadcasted LIVE; re-watch the She Runs - Active Girls' Lead - the Race and the Village.
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