Project place: Kumanovo, Macedonia

Project dates: 3rd – 13th October 2018

Application deadline: extended to 26th September 2018



Born 2 Run: Upgraded is a project consisted of two 11-day youth exchanges funded by the Erasmus+ Youth Mobility programme on developing young people’s competence in running, coordinating running events and other sports in the community and with other young people, especially those from marginalized, vulnerable and underprivileged backgrounds.
The first exchange ‘Born 2 Run: Upgraded: Kumanovo’ will be held in the city of Kumanovo. It will bring together different partners from the different countries of Wales (UK), Italy, Belgium, and Macedonia. 16 participants will take part supported by 4 staff / team members. The youth exchange will use non-formal methods and activities to help participants connect the use of sporting events such as small to long distance races; with intercultural learning, breaking down barriers to inclusion, experiential learning, development of critical thinking, developing teamwork and citizenship and other youth work activities. The participants will take part in a huge amount of experiential learning themselves using sporting activities such as running, hiking, trail running and other sports.
The focus of the youth exchange will be experiencing sport and the coordinating community sporting events as a learning tool. The youth exchange will aim to develop young people’s abilities to use sports and sporting events as a learning tool, formally, informally and non-formally. Using these methods to raise awareness about environmental issues, human separation from the natural world and explore the possibilities to act toward sustainable living culture as well as tools for breaking cultural, social and geographical barriers.
The main objective is to organize an event with 10 and 3 KM race. 
You can find more information about the event here.

  • age 16-26
  • be able to participate all duration of the youth exchange
  • interested and motivated to organize the race 
  • has enough good knowledge of English
  • willing to share their experience with CID

All costs related to accommodation and food will be covered.
Travel costs will be reimbursed up to 20 EUR according to Erasmus+ rules. It will happen upon collecting all tickets and invoices and calculating all costs.

Participation fee: 5 EUR

Sending fee: 500 MKD