Move with CENTRAL

The fall of 2023 is all about health for CENTRAL. On the 1st of October 2023 CENTRAL organized it's largest collaborative project to this date. A 2558 km distance was covered by our friends of CENTRAL and anyone who was interested in challenging themselves or used the opportunity to get moving. Join us in a virtual walk or run next year again. The distances is added up until we reach the goal of finishing a round trip to all CENTRAL University-Cities. CENTRAL dedicates this event not only to the promotion of physical but also mental health!

Participants can use the app STRAVA to join in. The online event RUN and WALK with CENTRAL is created via this app. Participants started record their preparation runs  on 1st October. The main event took place on 10th October 2023. Each kilometer was added up. CENTRAL will acknowledge the best runners, the best walkers as well as the most active institution.

Join us!

Try mindful runs or walks. Challenge yourself but focus on listening to what your body needs. Also check in with your physician if you have any concerns or predispositions.
Get moving and let us know how you are doing! Let’s share tips on how to stay motivated.


10th of October 2023 (Prague)

For those, who would like to dive deeper into the topics of health and fitness and hear from experts on different aspects, participate in a large scale the Sports Event on the 10th of October. Workshops, lectures, and panel discussions will be organized in Prague at Charles University and there will be plenty of opportunities to listen to the speakers and join the discussion. Esport matches will be organized to enhance the participation of students.

The concept of the event was created to provide a platform for a community focused on strengthening peaceful, friendly, and supportive relationships between people, institutions, and countries. The concept is based on the understanding that solidarity, inclusion, diversity, and equity together with sustainability are the values, which must be always respected and supported.

Get healthy with CENTRAL - Panel Discussion

10th of October 2023 - 10-11:30 am (Prague)
Faculty of Physical Education and Sports in the Creative Hub

Together With the Faculty of physical Education and Sports at Charles University CENTRAL is hosting a Panel Discussion with experts from each University, speaking on different topics concerning health.




The topics will include, but are not limited to:

  • nutrition and diet
  • sport/movement/physical activities
  • mental health
  • social relationships
  • motivation and beyond-limits experience

More details and the experts joining us for the event will be announced shortly!

Get to know our panel

These were our panelists for the discussion on the 10th of October.

The following experts spoke on topics relating to their field of research.

Jana Jaklová Dytrtová, Charles University

Daniel König, University of Vienna

Katalin Kovács, ELTE Budapest

Martina Rost, Humboldt University Berlin

Boros Szilvia, ELTE Budapest



Get your own limited CENTRAL T-Shirt

Anyone wanting to be featured on the website can send in a photo of them on their run or walk and the first 10 participants will receive a “run and walk with CENTRAL Sports-T-Shirt”. Just send your photo to You can collect the T-shirt, or we can send it to you at your preferred address.

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The top 3 runners and the top 3 walkers, who added up the most kilometers, will also receive a CENTRAL running shirt. Send us a photo wearing it afterwards and we will feature you on the CENTRAL Website.

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Run and Walk with CENTRAL


Partners involved in the project RUN and WALK with CENTRAL

The project partners are the universities that are joined in the Central European Network for Teaching and Research in Academic Liaison (CENTRAL):

The project is prepared by the following members CENTRAL Executive Committee:

The project will be prepared and implemented with the help of organizers led by:

  • Lenka Henebergová, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University, Prague, Czechia
  • Aleš Vlk, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University, Prague, Czechia
  •  Natálie Wolfová, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Charles University, Prague, Czechia