The second „Merkur Run4Lifestyle“ night race held
On June 22, 2018, the second „Merkur Run4Lifestyle“ night race was held in Sarajevo, organized by the Marathon Sarajevo Association, with Vienna osiguranje (former: Merkur BH osiguranje) as the general sponsor. More than 800 professional and amateur runners, as well as employees of Vienna osiguranje, successfully ran across the 10 km long route through the most beautiful parts of Sarajevo. The objective of this race was to affirm and promote healthy lifestyle.
On behalf of Vienna osiguranje, member of Vienna Insurance Group from Austria, this year's "Merkur Run4Lifestyle" race was opened by the President of the Vienna osiguranje Supervisory Board, Gabor Lehel, who came from Vienna to attend this event.
"It's a great pleasure to be in Sarajevo tonight, and to be honored with the opportunity to open this marvelous race. Numerous participants from the region as well as from insurance companies making part of Vienna Insurance Group represent in the best possible way the diversity, which is the principal value our Group founds its business and social activities on, at the same time promoting healthy and active lifestyle. With its rich and diverse historical, cultural and sports tradition Bosnia and Herzegovina is definitely the most outstanding example of successful implementation of diversity“, Gabor Lehel stated.
Stefan Čuković claimed the first position in the men's category, whereas Lucia Kimani was the best among the women.