A press conference on the 28th Athens Fun Run was held on Thursday at the Athens City Hall. The Athens Fun Run, organised by the City of Athens and its Youth and Sport Organisation (ONA), constitutes the biggest mass sporting event organised at local government level in Greece. The 28th Athens Fun Run will take place on Sunday, May 15, 2011, beginning at 10 a.m., with the Panathinaiko (Panathenian) Stadium as the kick-off point for participants.

This year’s Athens Fun Run is dedicated to the Special Olympics World Summer Games Athens 2011 and aims to spread a message of participation, brotherhood, social solidarity and the acceptance of participating individuals with special skills.