YEREVAN, OCTOBER 24, ARTSAKHPRESS. The 6th edition of the ‘5 & 10 km of Memory’ was organized on October 23 in Marseille, France, by the association “Courir Pour La Mémoire” (Run For Memory) and the French-Armenian Youth Union, in cooperation with the Marseille city hall.
This year the event is entitled “Save Armenia and Artsakh.”
There were 800 runners this year, including the president of the departmental council of Bouches-du-Rhône, president of the metropolis of Aix-Marseille-Provence, Martine Vassal, member of the National Assembly Anne-Laurence Petel, other lawmakers, representatives of city authorities, journalists, French citizens and French-Armenians.
All runners were wearing “Save Armenia and Artsakh” shirts.
An award ceremony for the winners took place, which was attended by French MP Sébastien Delogu and Mayor of Marseille Benoît Payan.
The participants and attendees said that “Save Armenia and Artsakh” run aims at voicing about the Azerbaijani aggression against Armenia around the world and not allowing the Armenian Genocide to be repeated.
‘5 & 10 km of Memory’ was founded in 2015 by the association “Courir Pour La Mémoire” and aims at fighting against genocides and denial.