Town of Runners

Institute History


Town Of Runners follows young Ethiopian athletes as they move from school track to national competition and from childhood to adulthood. The Audience Engagement award will support the filmmakers and partners including Running Across Borders, Tesfa Foundation and the Bekoji Youth and Sports Office. Together they will expand the work of the coach by developing three assistant coach positions; developing a ?Visit and Train? program for foreign athletes which might bring income and employment to the town; developing new opportunities for Bekoji's athletes as guides and coaches for foreign athletes; and creating a library resource centre in the town as a focus for this work.


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