Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club’s newly acquired Malta International Challenge Marathon garners support of Eurosport

Monday, May 16, 2016, 16:04

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:This article has been published in both English and Maltese
Nota:Dan l-artiklu ġie miktub bl-Ingliż u bil-Malti

Gavin Muscat

At a press conference held this afternoon, the support of Eurosport towards Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club Malta International Challenge Marathon was announced. The press conference was also attended by some of the Club’s top athletes.

For the past twenty-five years, the Malta International Challenge Marathon, has been Malta’s only multiday race, a staple event on the Maltese athletic calendar, attracting locals and foreigners alike. Spread over a period of three consecutive days, athletes cover a distance which measures exactly 42.195km.

2015 was a milestone year for the Club, when it celebrated forty years of sport. Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club has been on the forefront of race organisation since its inception forty years ago and over the years has built a strong race calendar in athletics, cycling, swimming and triathlon building a strong community between all levels of athletes.

“Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club has built a strong reputation for its race organisation. The Club built a strong local scene from which it is now moving onto larger and internationally promoted events like the Malta International Challenge Marathon which this year will be in its twenty sixth year” said Euchar Camilleri, Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club, Secretary General. “We are grateful for the support that Eurosport is giving this race as it will enable the Club to provide a race experience that all participants of Club events have grown to expect. With Eurosport’s contribution we can meet athletes’ expectations.

This is not the first time that the Birkirkara Club has been supported by Eurosport, the association goes back four years, when it started to support the Club’s annual 13thDecember road running race.

“Eurosport, very much like Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club, is built on the values of Integrity, Value, Sportsmanship, Passion and Discipline – values, which echo throughout our team members” stated Christina Peresso, Eurosport, and Managing Director. “It is our belief that winners are not those who cross the line, about inspiring people and our customers so that they can achieve their goals in life”.

“Eurosport have been on the forefront to Sponsor Local clubs and local athletes in multiple sports disciplines and we feel that being in this industry it is our duty to support such events. We are extremely proud to be part of this prestigious and unique race and to work closely with a very dedicated group of people whom have had this sports very close to their hearts for many years” continued Ms. Peresso

Eurosport, represents some of the leading and powerful sports brands on the island offering the most complete end to end sports products outlet in the Maltese Islands.

The Eurosport Malta International Challenge Marathon will take place between the 25thand 27th November. Race Registration is now open and registrations are being accepted for the full distance (42.195 kilometres), individual distances – 10 miles (16.0934kms), 5k and 21km, as well as relay teams where teams of three athletes cover the whole distance.

All information about the Eurosport Malta International Challenge Marathon can be obtained on http://maltachallengemarathon.com

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Malti

Birkirkara Saint Joseph Sports Club jikseb l- appoġġ tal Eurosport għal Malta International Challenge Marathon

Waqt konferenza stampa li saret illum wara nofsinhar, il-Birkirkara St. Joseph Sports Club ħabbret l-appoġġ ta ‘ Eurosport lejn il- Malta International Challenge Marathon li ser issehh bejn il-25 u is-27 ta Novembru. Għal konferenza attendew ukol diversi athleti tal-Klabb.

Għall-aħħar ħamsa u għoxrin sena, il- Malta International Challenge Marathon, hija l-unika tellieq mifruxa fuq tlett ijiem li tattira kemm atleti stabbiliti Maltin kif ukoll barranin. It-tellieqa tkopri distanza totali ta’ 42.195km.
2015 kienet sena importanti għal-Klabb Karkariz, meta gie ċċelebrat erbgħin sena fl-Isport. Il-Birkirkara Saint Joseph Sports Club min dejjem kienet fuq quddiem nett fl’organizzazzjoni tat-tlielaq u matul dawn is-snin bena kalendarju b’sahhtu fl-atletika , ċikliżmu, għawm u triathlon, fejn il-klabb irnexxilu jibni komunità b’saħħitha li tilqa kull livell atletiku.

“Il-Birkirkara Saint Joseph Sports Club bena reputazzjoni qawwija għall-organizzazzjoni tat-tlielaq tiegħu. Il-Club bena xena lokali b’saħħitha li minnu issa qed jizviluppa lejn tlielaq ikbar u ta livell internazzjonalment bħall- Malta International Challenge Marathon li din is-sena se tkun it-26 sena tagħha” starr Euchar Camilleri, Segretarju Generali tal-Birkirkara Saint Joseph Sports Club. ” Aħna grati għall -appoġġ li Eurosport qed tagħti lejn din it-tellieqa, hekk biex il-Klabb ikun jista jipprovdi esperjenza tajba ferm għall-parteċipanti kollha. Bil -kontribut Eurosport ta nistgħu jilħqu l-aspettattivi atleti”, kompla Camilleri.

Din mhix l- ewwel darba li l-Klabb Karakariz gie appoġġjat minn Eurosport, fil-fatt l-assoċjazzjoni tmur lura erba ‘snin, meta il-Eurosprt bdiet tappoġġa it-tellieqa tal-giri fit-13 Diċembru.

“Il-Eurosport, simili ħafna għall Birkirkara St Joseph Sports Club, hija mibnija fuq il-valuri ta’ Integrità, Sportivita, Passjoni u Dixxiplina – valuri li huma imhaddna mal-membri tat-tim tagħna ” stqarret Christina Peresso, Direttur Maniġerjali, Eurosport. “Huwa it-twemmin tagħna li ir-rebbieħa mhumiex dawk li jaqsmu l-linja l-ewwel, imma huma dawk in-nies li jispiraw il-klijenti tagħna sabiex ikunu jistgħu jiksbu l -għanijiet tagħhom fil-ħajja “.

“Il-Eurosport kien fuq quddiem nett biex juru l-appoġġ tagħhom lejn il-klabbs u atleti lokali f’diversi dixxiplini sportivi u naħsbu li huwa dmir tagħna li nappoġġjaw dawn l-avvenimenti. Aħna ferm kburin li nkunu parti min din it-tellieqa unika u li naħdmu mill-qrib ma’ grupp ta’ nies dedikati li għandhom dan l-isport għal qalbhom għal bosta snin ” kompliet Ms Peresso

Il-Eurosport tirrappreżenta xi wħud mid-ditti ewlenin sportivim, sabiex toffri selezzjoni kompluta fil-Gzejjer Maltin.

Il-Eurosport Malta International Challenge Marathon ser issir bejn il-25 u is-27 ta’Novembru. Reġistrazzjoni hija miftuħa u qed jiġu aċċettati registrazzjonijiet għad-distanza kollha (42.195 kilometri ), id-distanzi individwali ta’10 mili (16.0934kms), 5k u 21km, kif ukoll timijiet relay fejn timijiet ta ‘ tliet atleti ikopru d-distanza kollha. Iktar informazzjoni tista ‘ tinkiseb fuq is-sit elettroniku -http://maltachallengemarathon.com.

 

 

 





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