MOVE Week Special Edition Newsletter
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MOVE Week 2017 is under way!

1,200 opportunities to get active this MOVE Week

The wait is over: MOVE Week 2017 is here and the whole of Europe is ready to take the next step in becoming more active. There are literally over a thousand ways to participate: from floorball to Nordic walking, decathlons and marathons, swimming and cycling – all these opportunities are free and open to everyone.

In 2017, every country can choose when to implement MOVE Week in the timeframe of 29 May–4 June according to their specific needs. MOVE Week 2017 is designed to remind people how easy it is to move. Most of the activities require little to no preparation and are suitable for people with different backgrounds.

Visit our MOVE Week website to see all events, find the event closest to you and join the most active community in Europe!

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Find your inspiration and follow the MOVE Week 2017 stories at the NowWeMOVE blog

MOVE Week 2017 highlights

Decathlon supports flagship MOVE Week event in Bulgaria

Let Bulgaria’s NowWeMOVE National Coordinator, Maya Licheva, inspire your partnership prospecting efforts. Her organisation, ISCA member BG Be Active in Bulgaria, has secured support from retail giant Decathlon for the fourth edition of its flagship event for MOVE Week, MOVE Weekend, in Plovdiv and Varna, which will happen this weekend. 

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Rediscover the fun of MOVING at MOVE Week in Scotland

This year, South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture (SLLC) will organise four flagship events during MOVE Week 2017. The four centres for MOVE Week in Scotland will be Clydesdale, Hamilton, East Kilbride, and Cambuslang and Rutherglen. The events are the result of a very collaborative project, SLLC’s Development Officer Roisin Lochrin-Hopkins says.

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Italy the second-most active country in 2017 with 176 events

Running, stair-climbing, dancing, horse riding, and basketball tournaments are only a few of the listed activities that will take place in Italy this week. UISP's Regional Committees will organise many events in city main squares that will involve both the citizens as well as the athletes.

Find MOVE Week events in Italy

Cyprus Cycling Federation hosts evening bike rides all week

Every night this week, Cypriots will be on the moves by bicycle. 360 safety vests were delivered to the participants of the Cyprus Cycling Federation's MOVE Week event yesterday, and both experienced and beginners will ride together on the warm late spring evenings.

Find out more about Cyprus' cycling events

Eurofitness in Barcelona opens its doors to elderly participants

To celebrate MOVE Week, fitness chain Eurofitness in Barcelona is holding open doors events especially for seniors. In the tradition of its FlashMOVE and European Fitness Day events, Eurofitness is offering its popular aquarobics sessions this week.

Find MOVE Week events in Spain

250,000 jumps for health in Slovakia gets kids AND adults MOVING

Every year, Slovakian MOVE Agent the Slovak Rope Skipping Association adds more jumps to its MOVE Week goal: in 2015 it was 10,000, in 2016 it was 100,000 and this year it is 250,000! The 250,000 jumps for health event is happening now in Bratislava.

Find more events in Slovakia

Morning workout in Serbia

NowWeMOVE National Coordinator for Serbia, the Association Sport for All Serbia, started MOVE Week with a morning workout. 

Find MOVE Week events in Serbia

The ultimate MOVE Week accessory

Romanian MOVE Agents elegantly mix and match their MOVE Week bracelet and traditional outfits to officially start MOVE Week 2017.

Find MOVE Week events in Romania
It's good to start early when promoting physical activity. These little Icelanders keep moving in all kinds of weather. Iceland is once again MOVE Week's most active country, with 304 events registered. Find an event near you 

For more MOVE Week event inspiration, Find Your MOVE and advocacy tips and more, visit the NowWeMOVE Blog

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