In the history of the Olympic Games, victories are the most celebrated and anticipated than most of others. However, one Tanzanian is celebrated, not for winning a race, but for finishing last of the pile in the 1968 marathon event, with his head held up high. John Stephen Akhwari represented Tanzania in Marathon at 1968 Olympic held in Mexico. Before the race began, Akhwari like many Africans who was visiting a location with different climate for the first time in the life, he developed weather cramps. During
Most times, when you see the kind of things people do, you can't help it but be amazed by it. See people are so talented and brave, that cowards won't even be able to bring up their heada where they are. It is crazy the things most people that are not perfectly okay do, people that are not complete, or have a physical challenge are most times the bravest. A few years ago, the pictures of a pregnant lady surfaced online, not just any pregnant lady, this lady was running In a Marathon Race. Her name is Alysia
There are certain things most people don't know about life. Many men of God are inspirational and can lead one to the right path of life while others are exceptionally opposite. Prophet TB Joshua shares a post on him Facebook page which seem to be an inspiration word and quote. According to him many people desire for things in life but failed to have understood some concept of life, as there are people who intend to jump the queue of life and instantly be in the front. The renowned man of God made it known that
Sport is a very vital aspect of our identity as human beings, one could say it has been a part of every human society for as long as can be remembered but as time goes by, sports become even more intense than what it used to be. Though now, it is relatively easy compared to the Gladiator matches and death axes and arrow challenges.
To date the Greek wars and that of the Persians remain one of the most vital points in history, inspiring several things, as well as events all over the world. This series of battles between the Greeks and the Persians is called the Graeco-Persian wars, and the first and perhaps most important one took place in August or September 490 BC.
Good morning everyone, don't forget to follow my account for all the latest. The Kaduna State Government flags off it's first edition of the Long awaited marathon on Saturday 21 November 2020. The Marathon was established through collaborative efforts of the Kaduna State Government and it's partner's with view to further showcase and promote the promoting talent that abounds in the state. The event will also attract leading international runners in a bid to strengthen it's position as a foremost sporting venue
Since I've never tried to run a marathon, I can not even imagine what thoughts are going thru the mind of those running 20 miles. The intellectual challenge must be tough, and the tiredness they experience possibly makes them wonder what they put themselves into. Either way, you can appropriately say that the experience of a lady by the name Khemjira Klongsanu. In the middle of the marathon race, which happened in western Thailand, the lady noticed a small abandoned puppy in the middle of the runway. What Happened
As you all know that fasting is a spiritual exercise carried out for the purpose of humbling yourself before God and a means of aiding or supplementing your prayers and desires towards God. Fasting has been categorized into different categories which are; Marathon Fasting White Fasting Dry Fasting Of all the aforementioned fasting, there's a particular fasting that some set of people engages themselves in which at times doesn't need to fast without eating or drinking. These set of people are desperate and won't
Access bank Lagos marathon is a yearly programme that's usually graced with thousands of runners in attendance and also thousands of cheering fans, it is recognized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and has been bestowed the Silver label.This year is an exception because it can't accommodate thousands of runners as it usually does due to Covid precautions.
Most occasions, when you see the sort of things individuals do, you can't resist yet be flabbergasted by it. See people are so capable and courageous, that cowards won't have the option to raise their head where they are. A couple of years back, the photos of a pregnant woman surfaced on internet based network (Social Media), an extraordinary pregnant woman, this woman was running In a Marathon Race. Her name is Alysia Johnson Montano, she was eight months old when she engaged in a Marathon Race, alot of
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FASTING AND PRAYER FOR NIGERIA Your Excellencies However, this kind does not go out except by prayer and fasting." We hereby wish to inform you all members of Redeemed Christian Church of God that the General Overseer Pastor E.A. Adeboye has directed that we should commence thirty (30) days abstinence from food for religious and Prayer Exercise from Sunday 1st November, 2020. 1st - 30th November 2020 from midnight to 6pm daily Marathon Fasting - 1st - 14th November 2020 Prayer Guide shall be forwarded
Marathon racing tradition has long been practiced but what makes it so unique from others? In this modern age, Running shoes have been invented to help runners. This is because it's allow them to strike the heel first (on the ground) before balancing the feet. The race originated from an ancient Greek town called "Marathon" and it's comes with a distance ranging from 24 - 26 miles. In 1896, Modern Olympics took place in Athens. A year later (1897), the first Boston Marathon followed. According to Nod - Greek
Marriage is not a dash but a Marathon. It's a lifetime journey. When you are getting to that stage you at which you are preparing to settle down, there is a need for you to have a sense of belonging when it comes to you having that life partner. And that sense of belonging really start from you. You have to develop a questioning mindset. As you are gradually reaching that stage when you are about to get married, which is having a life partner, you need to ask yourself some questions, and what are the kinds of
*Happy 79th Birthday To Pastor Adeboye* Enoch Adejare Adeboye was born 2nd March 1942, he is a Nigerian pastor, General Overseer of Redeemed Christian Church Of God.He is popularly referred to or called Daddy G.O.
Today on Twitter, Adesua Etomi-Wellington said that she had cried more in the past two weeks than she has in a while. She admonished the youths that they should keep their faith going that they should not relent. She said that it is a Marathon not a Sprint that they should keep the faith. A fan said that the faith looks as if it is going and that she does not have a way of expressing herself and that all she does now is to listen to Gospel songs just to keep the faith alive. Another fan said crying shows that
This is to announce that the annual RCCG Fast will be starting on the 1st of November, 2020 and will be happening throughout the month of November. You can either do the normal fast (30 days) or the marathon fast (14 days). The prayer guide will be shared daily. God bless you! The announcement was made via the church twitter account @rccghq. At this moments the members of the church would have been pray to God for more strengths and grace to participate in the coming marathon. If you were there last years, you
It's indeed a day to remember for some people in Kaduna who participated or went to watch the racers. The long-anticipated Kaduna Marathon 2020 has been concluded. It finished earlier than expected. of course, it will because the longest distance race in the competition was 21 Kilometre, a half Marathon. 21 kilometers, 10 kilometers, and 5 Kilometres where all the categories of distance ran. The 21 Kilometres were filled up with men, elite runners, while the 10 and 5 Kilometers were filled up with young runners.
please click on the follow button to get more updates from me A marathon is a long distance race whick usually takes a few hours before competitors can finish the race. During the 1912 olympic games which was held in Stockholm,Sweden. Shizo Kanakuri, a native of Tamana,kumanaoto,Japan, was selected alongside one other Japanese to represent Japan in the olympic games. Kanakuri was not a slow runner,on the contrary before going to the olympic games he set the record of the fastest marathon race,finishing at just
Athletic: Ugandan Marathoner breaks 10,000 marathon record in Valencia Ugandan marathoner Joshua Cheptegei breaks the 10,000 world marathon record in Valencia, Spain in Style after 15 years of its remaining intact. Joshua completes the race in just 26 mins and 11 seconds to clinch the first position and also set a new record. The marathoner is the latest East Africa runner to conquer the world. The East Africans are renowned for their energy and tenacity when it comes to the Marathon and long-distance