Δευτέρα, 21 Οκτωβρίου 2013

Three short stories that show the unbelievable powers associated with Marathon Running …



1. Whilst things in Greece are difficult for many people see below how sports - and Marathon specifically - can change people and situations, and not just simple bad financial situations (like we have in Greece), but even more difficult situations:

Lebanon (once, “The Switzerland” of the Middle East, as my Grandmother used to call it), has been torn apart by a horrendous civil war and on the other hand a lady called May who once ran marathons but a terrible accident sent her to a hospital bed for more than 2 years. Listen to her experience and her faith ...
 




2. Many men hide “things” from their wifes, some hide a secret affair but this guy Wilf,  has secretly raced in six Marathons - after telling wife Sylvia he was just going to stand on the sidelines and watch as a spectator however he has been caught out - after a neighbour told his wife they'd seen him on TV, the issue you see is that Wilf is 90 years old … Read more here.






3. An American guy – of Greek origin Dean Karnesis – an athlete already at the age of 15. He stopped running at the age of 15 for 15 years at as he got into a fight & disagreement with his coach. However, 15 years later he ran 30 klm to celebrate his 30th Birthday. Since then he seems not to have stopped running. He ran 255 klm without sleep and has done the 50-50-50, in simple human language: he ran 50 marathons, in 50 days in 50 US States!!! He is from outer space… Read more here

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