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Town of Runners in Kursaal (San Sebastian)

Town of Runners in Kursaal (San Sebastian)

On Saturday November 8th, eve of the Behobia-San Sebastián, Gebre came to the Kursaal to see the documentary Town of Runners and to take part in the Pro Bekoji  project. These are some of the images and sequences of the event.

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Magic in Plaiaundi

Magic in Plaiaundi

Last Saturday, November 8, some of us had the opportunity to run together with Gebremariam. It could have been a morning as any other, it could have been a warm-up of any other training day, but not … they were moments that probably won´t repeat again.

Not only we could run with Gebre, several times world champion and 3º in New York´s Marathon just a few days ago, but also we spoke with " the coach " Sentayehu who has trained Kenenisa Bekele or Tirunesh Dibaba and with athlete Biruk Fikadu.

 

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Gebremariam supporting “Pro Bekoji” Project

Gebremariam supporting “Pro Bekoji” Project

Thanks to Run in Africa, Gebremariam made it to be with us together with Sentayehu and Biruk, supporting the project pro Bekoji.

 

5 days after being 3rd in New York´s Marathon, Gebremariam landed in Basque lands and on Friday 7th, we could see him in Hondarribia.  In spite of being one of the best long-distance runners ever, several times champion of the world, he showed from the vey start his human side, naturalness and humility.

 

We remember you the project Pro Bekoji is still alive and that you can take part in it . We...

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A gift: In-person tribute to the World Champion Gebremariam at Kursaal; next Saturday, 19:45h.

A gift: In-person tribute to the World Champion Gebremariam at Kursaal; next Saturday, 19:45h.

Last Sunday he dedicated his performance in NY´s Marathon to our project Pro-Bekoji and next Saturday, he will be in-person watching the Documentary Town of Runners.

 

Promoters of the pro-Bekoji project Iñigo Eseverri, the platform www.bedatsy.com and the Foundation Ethiopia Utopia, confirm hereby that Gebregziabher Gebremariam, one of the best runners in the world at present, will be with us in Donosti next weekend. This athlete became the Cross-Country World Champion in Dublin 2002 at the age of 17 and later on as sennior, in...

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Biruk and Sentayehu: Meeting in Plaiaundi and Anoeta

Biruk and Sentayehu: Meeting in Plaiaundi and Anoeta

Photos and videos to summarise the twinning of the Bidasoa Athletic Team, B.A.T. from Irun and the new Bekoji Athletic Team, B.A.T, from Bekoji.  Also the “txapelas” honorific ceremony in Anoeta's cycle track with the athlete Biruk Fikadu and "The Coach" Sentayehu Eshetu.

 

We invite you to come to the projections of the Documentary TOWN OF RUNNERS:

SALAS GOLEM (PAMPLONA, Baiona): 6Nov, 19:45h

ITSAS ETXEA (HONDARRIBIA): 7Nov, 20:00h

KURSAAL (DONOSTI): 8Nov, 11:30h and 19:45h

 

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Protagonists of Town of Runners

Protagonists of Town of Runners

The protagonists of the documentary Town of Runners Biruk Fikadu and Sentayehu Eshetu are in Hondarribia.

The movie in Hondarribia is on Friday, 7Nov-20:00h.  (Itsas Etxea)

Tickets are available in Bar Ignacio, Sardara, Txantxagorri and Ardoka.  

Your assistance will help to launch the village of Bekoji through the athletics. This small area of barely 17.000 inhabitants has given 16 Olympic medals but still, their economy is not enough to create an athletics club, neither to maintain a proper track. Every year after the rain...

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Warm welcome at Amaia Center for Town of Runners Documentary

Warm welcome at Amaia Center for Town of Runners Documentary

Thank you to all people that came to the Amaia Center in Irun taking part in the project Town of Runners. Here you can find some photos and videos.