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Hope is stronger than fear

 “City of Hope” is the first ever created social, cultural, wellness, spiritual, science and innovations’ cluster in Lithuania and Eastern Europe. Its mission is to help decrease social exclusion of people from vulnerable social groups and to help bring them back into an active life. Also, stimulate the development of social and economic development of Klaipėda and Lithuania. “City of Hope” is visited by around 73 000 people a year, virtually and in real life. Actively involved in its’ movement are not only residents from Klaipėda, but also people from all over Lithuania and abroad.

Brother Benediktas instigated the idea of “Run of Hope”. His life is dedicated for those who lose hope - patients with cancer and their loved ones, people with disabilities, children with special needs. “A civic initiative to create a culture of solidarity and hope was born in my heart “ (The originator of a “Run of Hope” brother Benediktas, OFM).

The traditional “Run of Hope” will be held for the 13th time, including a professional marathon on a highway, which was awarded 3* by the European Athletics Association. The “Run of Hope” will start and finish in Atgimimo Square. It is going to be a delightful occasion for citizens of Klaipėda and its guests. We are inviting everyone to participate whether you are a professional or not, to join this “Run of Hope” and seek to win the accredited records.

Year 2020 is special because we are celebrating the 30th anniversary of the restoration of Lithuanian independence!!!

In the “City of Hope” in Klaipėda we are going to celebrate the regaining of independence by organizing a campaign: during the “Run of Hope” we are inviting all of you to hold each others’ hands and surround the marathon route by making a human chain. Let’s restore faith in one another and in our country.

We also encourage you to form teams with your community, company or organization. Let’s run for Hope, because Hope is stronger than fear.

Participate in the “Run of Hope” on the 17th of May, because without you there is no Lithuania!!!

Hope events to St. Francis Cancer Support Centre gathered support 24321 €

How to build a team?
1Register on website

After signing up for the Hope Run you will be able to set up your own Hope Run team. Describe the cause and invite as many people as possible to run for it with you.

2Invite your friends

Once logged on you are only a few simple clicks away from inviting your friends to run under the flag of your team.

3Run for what is important to YOU!

Your team can run for any cause including animal welfare, equal gender rights, or any other common cause. The most important thing is that you and your team run for something you are all passionate about!