Run4Div, led by the French Federation for Company Sport, is based on a national pilot experiment carried out since 2014. FFSE is supported by a consortium bringing together national company sport federations as well EU and national organizations that are benchmarked in terms of reflection and knowledge about diversity and social inclusion, and a university particularly involved in the topics of social inclusion, sport and innovation. Through R4D, FFSE will contribute to EU Commission priorities:


Promote social inclusion and cohesion


Fight against the ever-increasing sedentary lifestyle through the company as a place and moment to practice


Take care of environmental changes

European events

By extending the original French project to a European level and adding a dimension of reflection, education and pedagogy, FFSE wishes to contribute to advancing the promotion and activation of physical practice in companies while pushing and embodying the themes of diversity (gender, intergenerational, disability …) within the professional environment.

R4D will carry out

Deliverables such as a state-of-the-art good practices reports, literary review on sport, diversity and workplaces, a quantitative survey and in-depth interviews for companies to identify the main obstacles and levers…

Physical and virtual races with several thousand participants to substantially simulate diversity, sport and workplace matter.

Mainstream events including 2 conferences to promote R4D messages and dissemination.

Concrete programs and solutions to embody diversity through corporate physical activity.

R4D impact will be to create a sustainable circuit of Diversity Races in Europe, propose to companies durable programs and activations around diversity and sport and engage more and more companies and employees in a sustainable company sport programs.

R4D’s intention is to create a sustainable circuit of Diversity Races in Europe and offer firms sustainable and lasting programmes and activities around diversity and sport to engage even more companies and employees.