SPAR recognises the benefits of exercise and therefore sports sponsorship is another important part of our business. Partnerships between SPAR retailers and local schools and sports clubs reflect their involvement with their local communities. Support from SPAR comes in many forms including volunteering time, fundraising activities instore, provision of sports equipment and financial assistance.
The SPARK Kids Athletics Park (SPARK) was launched at the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona in 2010 and has since developed into a great platform for demonstrating the key disciplines of athletics: running, jumping and throwing.
SPAR International has partnered with the Female Coaching Network (FCN) to run the SPARK Kids Athletics Park (SPARK), promoting the sport to future generations of athletes.
From 23 - 25 June 2017, France will play host to the European Athletics Team Championships at Le Stadium in the European metropolis of Lille.
The 24th SPAR European Cross Country Championships will take place in the Slovak sports complex ELEMENTS RESORT in Čilistov, Šamorin on Sunday 10 December 2017.
The European Athletics Championships will take place at the Berlin Olympic Stadium with the road and walking races taking place in the city from 7-12 August 2018.
This Championships is part of the European Championships which is a major new multi-sport event taking place every four years.