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Alphamega organise ‘Run as One’ race

Alphamega Hypermarkets, are organising a one kilometre dash and a five kilometre race, within the context of their Corporate Social Responsibility ‘Child, Nutrition and Health’ programme,

Through the programme’s activities, Alphamega aim to inform and sensitise parents and children about the benefits of a well-balanced and healthy nutrition during childhood.

Through the ‘Run as One’ race, Alphamega aim at communicating the multiple benefits that regular exercise and proper diet entail for our health and body.

The mission and main objective of this programme, beyond informing children, is the implementation of a personalised nutrition plan for 2,000 students (between 9-12 years old).

Students who wish to participate in the programme will be able to attend a personal session with an approved member of the Cyprus Association of Dietitians and Nutritionists.

Based on the daily personal diet of each child and in accordance with the results of the measurements that will be recorded, the nutritionist will formulate a personalised nutrition plan for each child and advice. The programme will entail one session for each student, plus two regular casual visits for weight measuring.

Parents should complete and sign the special entry form, which is available at the Alphamega Customer Service Centres / Social Family Centres, by either attaching a copy of the child’s birth certificate or a copy of the child’s identity card. Following this procedure, parents will receive a referral for the free session with the nutritionist.

A list of nutritionists participating in the programme will also be given to all parents so that they can choose a collaborating nutritionist in the nearby area which they live.

Parents are required to book an appointment with the nutritionist prior to their visit and present the referral on the day of the appointment.
All proceeds from the entries in the race ‘Run as One’ will be used to fund this aforementioned action.

The Corporate Social Responsibility programme initiated by the Αlphamega evidently shows the continuous commitment of the company to organise and participate in activities and events that incorporate numerous social and ecological concerns and contribute to the improvement of the quality of life in our country.

The Race
The start and finish line of the ‘Run as One’ will be set on the parking grounds of the Αlphamega Hypermarket in Engomi. The route is 5km long and will be preceded by a 1km dash, in which children and adults can participate.

Prizes and other gifts will be given to the top three contestants in the Men and Women category. The timing of the top three contenders per category will be recorded with a hand timer.

Time schedule and route
4:00 p.m.
Start of the 1km dash
Route: Αlphamega Engomi, Hilton Park traffic lights

5:00 p.m.
Start of the 5km race
Route: Αlphamega Engomi, Kolokasidi roundabout, Metochi Kykkou traffic Lights, Αlphamega Engomi

The After Party
Right after the race completion (at 19:00), a FREE entrance Grand Party featuring Onirama will follow, commemorating and celebrating the 20 year anniversary of Αlphamega Hypermarkets.

The party area will feature a number of other activities and children play areas as well as numerous food and drink kiosks.
Christiana Aristotelous, as the Brand Ambassador of Alphamega Hypermarkets, will be the hostess for all activities. The ‘Run as One’ race, will be accompanied by DJ’s from Super FM who will invigorate the runners’ spirits with their music.

Come and Join us for an unforgettable, creative and constructive afternoon with your children, FOR YOUR CHILDREN!!!

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