March 10, 2016
Factory – the Fastest CRO!
It is no coincidence that Factory CRO’s office is situated near the national park ‘the Utrechtse Heuvelrug’ – one of the healthiest environments in the Netherlands. This inspiring surrounding is an almost irresistible invitation to challenge yourself in outdoor activities. It is therefore the perfect location for a dynamic and healthy organization like Factory is.
Within Factory we believe that physical fitness stimulates people to get the best out of themselves. Besides the positive energy, it really increases company engagement and team spirit. Per our nature we strive to the best, therefore former Dutch national champion on the marathon, Aart Stigter, provides a weekly professional fartlek training. If needed, Aart even provides personalized training schedules to help one to achieve his or her own goal.
Semi de Paris 2016
On the 6th of March 2016, 13 runners of the Factory team successfully completed the half marathon of Paris. For some runners this run was their ´A-priority´ race. Others used this race in preparation for the New York Marathon coming up later this year.
One of the greatest long distance runners ever, Haile Gebrselassie (two times golden Olympics and nine times world champion) was present for the starting shot. Along with 46.999 other runners the Factory runners started their 21,097 km through Paris. Sunshine, 5 degrees Celsius and almost airless circumstances, appeared to be a perfect running condition. Everybody performed outstanding and many personal records have been crushed – Always a cheerful moment that creates a lot of positive energy. New plans for next races have already been made.
Being a runner of the Factory Team actually means: you never run alone!
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Bart in ‘t Velt