Every year in spring, two races, 8 and 13 miles, are held in Gozo starting from Xagħra. Not for the faint-hearted, they require stamina and a conviction.
Sunday 27th February 2011 was labelled as “the day” for many athletes attempting this year’s marathon, half marathon or walkathon. 27 members from the Ladies Running Club all crossed the finishing line and 27 athletes meant 27 different stories, each one worth listening to. Here are some of their comments.
Ramona Engerer discovered her passion for running only recently, but she’s on top of the world having completed a gruelling New York Marathon. By Jo Caruana