Freedom Charity Run 2014.

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Freedom Charity Run 2014

After the successful completion of the Lions Charity Run from Szczecin (Stettin) to Hamburg in 2013 ( Lions and Rotarians want to organize another cross-country charity run.

25 years after the Fall of the Wall, there is a special occasion to celebrate the friendship and solidarity among European neighbors. A common run from Gdańsk (Danzig) to Berlin shall commemorate this historic event and the political change occurred.

The "Freedom Charity Run" will start on 24 September 2014 at the former Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk (Danzig), the city of the Solidarność and will end after 9 days and a distance of 621 km on 3 October 2014 at the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, the city ​​in which the Wall fell.

We run – We serve

With the "Freedom Charity Run 2014" charitable purposes are pursued:

The proceeds will be used for the benefit of children and young people in Eastern Europe who are in need, as far as possible in the Ukraine.

Individuals, businesses and institutions that support this run with cash or in kind donations are particularly mentioned on this website. For each support a donation receipt can be issued. Similarly, a promotion by sponsoring is possible (against invoice).

Bank account:

IBAN DE95800537621894029352

Tour Diary

Our experiences during the tour we put together in our tour diary together with some chosen pictures.

The route

The run will start in Gdańsk (Danzig) on 24 September 2014 at 10:00 o'clock.

The route of 621 km will take us through Kościerzyna, Chojnice, Piła, Oborniki, Poznań, Międzychód, Gorzów Wielkopolski, Kostrzyn nad Odrą and Strausberg.

The participants will reach Berlin on Friday, 3 October 2014. The run ends at the Brandenburg Gate.

Patronage / Greetings

From the Polish side the President of the Polish Republic, Mr. Bronisław Komorowski, the former President Lech Wałęsa and Professor Leszek Balcerowicz took over the patronage for this run.

Bronisław Komorowski (Source: Wikimedia Commons, User: Wojciech Grzędziński, License: Creative Commons, Link)
Lech Wałęsa (Source: Wikimedia Commons, User: MEDEF, License: Creative Commons, Link)
Leszek Balcerowicz (Source: Wikimedia Commons, User: Lestat, License: Creative Commons, Link)

The letters of the adaption of the patronage:

Other patronages:

On the German side the patronage have taken or sent greetings:

Patroness Cornelia Pieper (German consul general in Gdańsk, Poland - see press release on the website of the Consulate General)
Patron Dr. Dietmar Woidke (Source: Wikimedia Commons, User: Uwe Klössing, License: Creative Commons, Link)
Greetings of Federal Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier (Source: Thomas Köhler /

The letters of the adaption of the patronage / the greetings: