The New Left party has called for inspections at care institutions run by the Catholic Church after a news website wrote about cases of abuse at a home for disabled children in southern Poland.
Łukasz Wawrzyniak and Urszula Kujawka from the Wawrzynteam running group, will spend 24 hours running continuously on a route near the Wielka Sowa mountain, the highest point of the Owl Mountains range in the Central Sudetes in South-western Poland.
Poland will spend over PLN 27 billion (EUR 6.14 billion) on support for people with disabilities this year, up by PLN 12 billion (EUR 2.73 billion) from 2015, Polish Family and Labour Minister Marlena Malag said on Wednesday.
Dariusz Sobczak covered over 500 kilometres and braved atrocious weather to cross the island.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday that the Polish government, from the very start, has been pursuing a "solidarity policy", trying to help the most needy, including the disabled.
A group of disabled and their parents and carers on Sunday suspended a 40-day protest in demand of more financial aid in the Sejm (lower house) building in Warsaw.