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  • European Cross Country 2012 - Hungary

    Friday 06 May 2011

    I am back after a long time. I did not write because we had some problems in the past few months. But in the beginning of May, we started to work outside. The director of Skanzen, where our event will take place, is a very enthusiastic person. He made an agreement with one of the high school of Szentendre, the closest city. So on Monday morning 150 students worked in the Skanzen. – I think this is one of the biggest volunteer program in the history of the school and, of course, the Skanzen.

    In the sunny and warm Monday 150 ...

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  • 9th European Cup Race Walking - 3 Weeks to go

    Friday 29 April 2011

    One would say it wasn't that long since the moment I packed my things and got on the road back home in the aftermath of the European Cross Country Championships - Albufeira 2010. Yet, the calendar closes in on the next European Athletics event.

    The 9th European Cup Race Walking takes place in the Algarve town of Olhão, on May 21st, and excitement has been building up. The coastal town, whose name may derive from the Arabic word "Al-Hain" (water spring), is only 15Km (9.3miles) and 20 minutes away from Faro International Airport. Most of the low cost airlines ...

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  • We practice Sport for Life and we love it!

    Tuesday 19 April 2011

    My name is Ioana Mucenic and I am one of the first members of the Young Leaders Community, having attended the European Athletics-UNESCO Young Leaders Forum last year in Barcelona where the community was launched.

    I am the leader of a volunteer association in Romania called Sport for Life, which has just become a partner in the community. We have about 100 active volunteers and most of them will join as community members in the next days and weeks. In addition, we have a mailing list of nearly 2,000 people who have worked with us in the past and ...

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