Solirunbike, a Run & Bike event for sport and solidarity 

press release - 10th of April 2019

On 23 of May 2019, the second edition of Solirunbike will take place in Luxembourg-Kockelscheuer. Solirunbike is a Run & Bike event organized by HSL - Handicap Solidarity Luxembourg asbl. The race, open to athletes with or without a disability, will be followed by an entertaining evening with food, drinks, music and guaranteed fun. The proceeds of this very special day will help the Foundation “l’Hymne aux Enfants” progressing with their incredible work in Burkina Faso. ​​                            

 

Companies and individuals gather to play sports and socialize, thus creating team spirit and solidarity between athletes and beginners. The event targets everyone, whether a true athlete or a novice, with or without a disability... Solirunbike is all that and much more. 

 

Sport, socializing, emotions and lots of fun for all 

 

Each team of two people will go for a 10 km race (two 5km loops), alternating between mountain biking and running. The circuit through the woods and around the lake is accessible to everyone, including team members with a physical handicap. 

 

By joining the event as a ‘Solirunbiker’, the organizers encourage you and will give you the opportunity to team up with people you may or may not know, creating a true team spirit but most of all offering you unforgettable moments of emotions and fun. 

 

The race will start at 7 p.m. and will last up to 2 hours, depending on the number of participants. Thereafter, we guarantee a super atmosphere with music, awards, food, drinks and entertainment. 

Luxembourg companies team up in support of this project 

 

Eligible for registration and participation at the 2019 Solirunbike are private individuals as well as sponsoring companies lining up their teams to defend their corporate colors. 

A corporate participation allows sponsoring companies to display their core values. Through their sponsorship, they also bring their financial support to the project. 

 

Thanks to our 2018 sponsors who appear to grow in number for the 2019 edition: Arendt & Medernach, Clearstream, Banque de Luxembourg, Crea Haus, DSM – Avocats à la Cour, INOWAI, Kneip, Leasinvest Immo Lux., Le Foyer, Ostergaard, People First, and SGG. 

The second edition is already shaping up to be a great success and many companies have renewed their support for us. 

Organizers and beneficiaries 

Solirunbike is a project initiated by Handicaps Solidaires Luxembourg (HSL), a Luxembourg non-profit organization, the purpose of which is to promote solidarity and inclusion of people with disabilities in social events with the ultimate goal to help Children with the Noma disease in Burkina Faso. Solidarity is at the heart of the Solirunbike project. Since the proceeds of the day will support the Foundation “l’Hymne aux Enfants,” your participation will not only do something good for your body and soul, but will also contribute to incredible efforts numerous volunteers are achieving on a daily basis in one of the poorest country on the planet. 

23 May 2019 

Sport, fun and solidarity 

BE PART OF IT! 

Practical information 

- The second edition of Solirunbike will take place on 23 May 2019 

- Registration and withdrawal of bibs start at 5:30 pm. Race begins at: 7:00 pm 

- Address of the event: Kockelscheuer Patinoire, 38 route de Bettembourg, 1899 Kockelscheuer (Parking P+R Kockelscheuer) 

- Detailed information, participation fee and registration of the teams on the website www.solirunbike.lu 

- Contact e-mail address: welcome@solirunbike.lu 

- Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Solirunbike/ 

 

Published articles of the first edition of Solirunbike on 31 May 2018 

- Delano : http://delano.lu/d/detail/10-things-to-do/run-bike-solidarity/179612 

 

- ITNation : https://www.itnation.lu/evenements/page/3/ 

 

- L’essentiel : http://fr.1001mags.com/parution/l-essentiel-luxembourg/numero-2453-25-mai-2018/page-6-7-texte-integral 

 

- Le Quotidien : http://www.lequotidien.lu/tag/solirunbike/ 

 

Video of the Solirunbike of 31 May 2018: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DUayFOT2B3g 

Solirunbike Sponsorship Opportunities 2019 and Form 

Please send confirmation to: Solirunbike@gmail.com 

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