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“Join us in the fight against polio and organize a race or event against polio in your community.”

What is the RPR?


“Worldwide solidarity sports race against polio, organized by Rotary Clubs. Rotary has been working continuously since 1985 to eradicate this disease and is very close to achieving the goal of eradicating it worldwide.”

With your help, we can eradicate polio.

What is polio?

It is a highly infectious disease that causes lifelong paralysis and potentially death.

It generally affects children under the age of five.

Only two countries are considered endemic: Afghanistan and Pakistan.

More than 2.5 billion children worldwide have been vaccinated

The number of cases has been reduced by more than 99.9%.

Rotary Burgos has promoted a chair at the University for the study of polio sequelae. (read more)

Help eradicate polio

Register your Club’s participation

Choose your race or event

Your help will be allocated 100% to vaccinate children under 5 years old.

Spread the word and share it on your social media: We want to leave a world without polio for our children and grandchildren, and… we’re about to achieve it.

Get to know the races and events from previous editions.


Our races are supported by important figures. Get to know some of their testimonials.

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Current Events

In the photo, President Gordon R. McInally receiving the Rotary Polio Race 2023 shirt from Ludovico Moreno, President of the Zurbarán Madrid Club, during his visit to Maspalomas (Canary Islands) on October 5, 2023.

Do you want to sponsor it event

If you wish to sponsor this race and achieve great exposure among Rotarians, families, and friends, fill out the form and we will tell you how to do it, with the possibility of tax deduction.

Spread the word,
We are one step away from eradicating polio.