Clece “corre por ellas”
- More than 100 Clece employees and family members participated in the Hay Salida race whose third event brought together 2,500 participants in Madrid under the banner “Corre por Ellas”
Madrid, 12th June, 2016. For the third consecutive year, Clece has taken part in the Hay Salida [There is a Way Out] Race, an iniciative organized by the magazine Mía in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality. Clece participated in the third year of this race in support of a society free of gender-based violence through its 100 official runners and also providing activities for children at the event. Under the banner “Corre por Ellas” [Run for Women], the event brought together more than 2,500 participants in a 5 kilometre race staged within Madrid’s Retiro Park. More than 100 Clece employees took part. Among those who once again participated were Company President, Cristóbal Valderas, along with the professional runner and Clece employee, Eduardo Meca Soto.
As in previous years, in order to facilitate the participation of ever more runners, Clece’s Nursery Schools Division organized workshops and free activities for children at the race start and finish points within the Park.
Clece has been involved in this initiative from the very first race, sharing its objective of raising awareness of the seriousness of the issue and aiming to engage everyone in building a society which is free of any type of violence against women, in addition to supporting those who suffer abuse. In Spain, 57 women were murdered in 2015 as a result of gender-based violence, bringing the total number of victims over the last 10 years to 821 women.