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1,000 participants at successful 4th edition of Stadium Run

Last Saturday, June 8, the 4th edition of the Club Brugge Foundation Stadium Run took place in, around and across the Jan Breydel Stadium. During the 2 distances - 1891m and 5km - no less than 1,000 enthusiastic runners and walkers enjoyed a unique course along some exceptional areas of the Jan Breydel Stadium. Together they supported a good cause.

Challenging and unique course through the stadium

The doors of the Jan Breydel Stadium were opened wide so that the 1,000 participants of the Stadium Run could discover, by walking or running, some special areas of the stadium not otherwise accessible to the public.

The 1891m Run & Walk took walkers and runners past several exceptional areas of the Jan Breydel Stadium that are not otherwise open to the public. These included the players' tunnel, press room, Club Museum, security tower, the VIP areas, the players' home and the dressing rooms. Finally, the sacred turf of the Jan Breydel Stadium was visited, where plenty of selfies could be taken with Club YLA's freshly won Champions Cup and the Cup of Belgium!

The runners who took on the challenge of the 5km Fun Run were treated to a more extensive tour of the Olympia site, which also included a visit to the offices of the De Klokke administrative center, around the practice fields, the fitness and offices of Club NXT, and the luxurious Open Business Seats on the third floor of the lodge building before continuing on through the stadium.

Numerous entertainment was provided along the route. The djembe players of Jali Kunda provided a lot of atmosphere in the stadium, DJ Maver got the runners in the mood with rousing beats in the players' tunnel, and thanks to Keolis, even the real Club Brugge players' bus was part of the route. At the end, participants still had the choice to run through a Color Street.

All participants received a unique medal, drinking bottle and TREK Protein Bar at the finish line.

"Unique experience to enjoy with the kids"

A lot of Club fans turned the Stadium Run into a true family outing and took the whole family for a tour of the stadium.

"My husband and I are both Club fans and often come to watch matches, but for our children this was a first pleasant introduction to Club Brugge and its stadium. They were hugely impressed by the different areas we were able to walk through. The highlight for the kids was undoubtedly the visit to the players' locker room. They proudly took a seat on the dressing room seat of their favorite, Brandon Mechele, and imagined themselves to be professional footballers for a moment. Even for us, as long-time supporters, it remains special to be able to visit all those different locations ourselves. It was a unique experience together with our children," said Club fan Tanita from Gullegem.

Fund(d)raiser brengt 13.000 euro op voor het goede doel

Alle opbrengsten van deze Stadium Run zijn ten voordele van het goede doel: de sportieve projecten van Club Brugge Foundation waarmee jaarlijks meer dan 250 personen uit kansengroepen de mogelijkheid krijgen om op een aangepaste manier te sporten bij Club Brugge.

Finaal werd maar liefst 13.000 euro ingezameld ten voordele van het goede doel. De Stadium Run werd mede mogelijk gemaakt dankzij de steun van Partner TREK, Travelpartner Keolis en de hulp van de vele vrijwilligers.

Discover all the Stadium Run photos from our Club photographers here: