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Running team supported by Rutronik raises €11,000 at the „Stafet for Livet“ run for fight against cancer

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At the “Stafet For Livet” (“Relay For Life”) race held all across Denmark from August 19 till August 20, the “Greve Trim” running club, sponsored by Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH, managed to raise €11,000 for the fight against cancer.

A total of 1,500 runners in 33 teams took part in the relay race in Greve and raised €74,000. 200 runners from “Greve Trim” contributed a total of €11,000 with the help of their sponsors.

“We would like to thank all our sponsors like Rutronik and the citizens of Greve for their generous support, without which this amazing result would never have been possible,” explained Helle Nielsen, one of the “Greve Trim” runners and also a Rutronik employee, who invited the distributor to sponsor the race.

 

Further information on the race

The “Stafet for Livet” run was held for a period of 24 hours. During this time, the participants ran or walked continuously to symbolize how cancer patients have to fight against the disease every second of their lives.