Ran for the Sahrawi refugees
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2nd of March 2008, a semi-marathon was arranged in Fjaler, north of Bergen, in solidarity with the Sahrawi refugees.
Published 10 March 2008

Winner of the semi-marathon was Erik Fendik from Slovakia, running on 1h 28min. Best female runner was Lisa Bjerke from Sweden.

The annual event is arranged by United World Colleges in Fjaler, Norway, in solidarity with the Sahrawi refugees from Western Sahara.

See more pictures and the result list here.

Winner, Erik Fendik, Slovakia.

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