Three months after the 2nd Super Marathon of love and offer “I am running for a dream, I fulfill a wish”, the Eirineos Elia, who moved the whole Cypriot society, participated in the race, accompanying a girl in a wheelchair, opened his heart to the evening. for this unique life experience.
The purpose of the marathon last September was to raise funds for the “One Dream One Wish” association and to raise awareness of the slogan “We can all together” after people with disabilities participated. Specifically, runners from the Right to Life group started from Ayia Napa along with people with disabilities, running the 117km distance. with the specific aim of raising as much money as possible through the Association to set up a separate surgical unit at Macquarie Hospital for children suffering from various forms of cancer. The runners ended up on the beach in front of the Limassol Nautical Club building, along with other professional and amateur athletes from Paphos, Larnaca, Nicosia and Troodos.
For his volunteer action, Eirineos Elia was honored by the President of the Republic Nikos Anastasiades and Defense Minister Savvas Angelides, as he served his military service during his marathon.
“My soul was pleased with it and more because it gave this girl a role model for us all because despite all the difficulties she had, she sat in the stroller for many hours because it was a difficult journey, it had air, it had rains. Only when we saw it and it was so loud, we were animated and we were doing our best. ”
Article translated from Greek by Lampros Yiangou (AbleBook)