Congratulations to all runners that took on and completed the second Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in Sao Paulo - check out the full results here.
66 teams from the city’s biggest business took to the start line but it was Banco ABN Amro that took the title, completing their 10 laps of the one-mile course in a time of 1:03:40 to lift the coveted trophy and become the ‘fastest firm in the city’!
Competing fiercely for top spot were Banco Société Générale Brasil and Bradesco Asset Management coming in just behind Banco ABN Ambro in a time of 1:03:51 and 1:05:17 respectively. Individually, the fastest runner Brian Franco completed the one-mile route in an incredible time of 5:23. Mastercard 5 were the winners of the Fastest Mixed Team award, with a time of 1:11:36.
Congratulations to all runners!
Runners will race each other for position as they navigate the unique one-mile (1.6km) route around the picturesque Parque do Povo. The São Paulo skyline will provide a dramatic backdrop to a route that will not only challenge returning runners on the start line, but also offers a unique, fun and exciting race for first-time participants.
Parque do Povo,
Av. Henrique Chamma,
520 - Moema, São Paulo
The Extra Mile teamed up with sport-for-development organization Instituto Esporte e Educação to help kids learn the values of being positive citizens in the community through sports, games and physical activity.
The program kick-off with a community day on August 11th. Instituto Esporte e Educação hosted a fun afternoon of interactive sport and education sessions with local youth, which involved soccer games and team-building sessions with the volunteers.
This is the launch of ongoing programming by IEE that The Extra Mile is supporting over the next year, which will look to continuously support groups of local children and young people in sports and educational activities to help them grow as individuals and shape their futures.
The relay community will now have a chance to volunteer in interactive and exciting activities that addresses this winning challenge and kicks off the yearlong support of The Extra Mile in Sao Paulo. Please join us and go the extra mile yourself by participating in a volunteer day, it will be an experience you’ll never forget!
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