To continue the success of the last years run in Malmö, the 2nd ECSS Bengt Saltin Run is taking place at the 21st annual congress of the European College of Sport Science, ECSS Vienna 2016.

The run is a memorial event for Prof. Bengt Saltin, the founding member and patron of the ECSS.

It will be organised right next to the congress venue, Austria Centre Vienna (ACV), in Donaupark. The venue is easily accessible with public transport. Please find more information here.

2nd ECSS Bengt Saltin Run

Location: Donaupark
Date: 8th July 2016
Time: 7:00 am
Distance: 4 km

The registration for the run is free of charge and only possible for the congress participants of the ECSS Vienna 2016. Please register through your ECSS account here.

The event is limited to 299 runners, who will also receive a free t-shirt. An award ceremony will be organised at the congress venue during the lunch break on Friday, 8th July.


For further information and high resolution images, please do not hesitate to contact us. Also send us your published work, to enable us to link it to our ECSS in the media section.

Tuulia Hokkanen
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