9th International Marathon "Alexander The Great"

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Thu, 17 Apr 2014

The Association "PERPATO", after the kind invitation of the Organizing Committee of the 9th International Marathon "Alexander The Great", participated with its own team in the marathon and the "health roads" of 10 and 5 km.
117 people, from all over Greece, ran with us in order to raise money for the purchase of a handbike.
From Friday afternoon until Saturday we were at the registration center, where everyone came to get their entrie papers and get to know us. On Saturday, The Torch Relay of the Alexandrian flame of the marathon took place and the president of the Macedonia - Thrace branch of the Panhellenic Association of paraplegics (PASPA), George Avgoustidis, accompanied by the Paralympians Alexandros Taxildaris and Makis Kalaras, was the last torchbearer on the way to the White Tower, where the Alexandrian flame was welcomed by the president of the Municipal Council of the municipality of Thessaloniki, Panagiotis Avramopoulos and lit the altar.
On Sunday morning the marathon started from Pella and Alexandros Taxildaris with Makis Kalaras traveled the 42 km route, at 10 km Dimitris Tsikourelis ran with the handlebar and finally at 5 km Fanis Papadimitriou, Konstantinos Karaouzas, Thodoris Samonas, Stella Vogiatzi, Panagiotis Papadopoulos and Antonis Sapountzoglou together with their assistants.
We would like to thank Mr. Drosos Christodoulos, General Manager of the event, the Organizing Committee of the 9th Thessaloniki International Marathon, Sunlight A.E., the company ALLMED, the orthopedic goods store "Iniochos", the Pyrinas Training Center, the on – Bikes-cyclists of Komotini, the children's camp Pitsas Camp as well as all those who participated individually with us…
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