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By: Greek Heritage  09-12-2011
Keywords: Greek Music

  • Pheidippides and the Battle of Marathon, 490 BC. Who ran? Who won? Who died? And what it means for every runner at STWM2010.
  • Flame to ignite “marathon spirit and ideals” in T.O. — of world peace, fair competition, and sport as a way of life.
  • Mayor Miller to run final leg of Marathon Flame Relay from City Hall to Exhibition Place, Friday morning, September 24th; proclaims “Marathon Week in Toronto”.
  • Six Special Laurel Wreaths made from olive branches from the trees at the Battlefield of Marathon, Greece, to be presented to STWM2010 Champions by the Mayor of Marathon.
  • Specially-commissioned “Oath to the Marathon” by Greek-Canadian poet Lydia Soldevila-Tombros
  • Be a part of it! Run, Pledge, Cheer, Volunteer. The Weekend Schedule.

There will also be Greek music and dancing on the stage at the Expo on Friday, following the Lighting Ceremony; the Flame will burn at the Expo until Saturday night when it will be moved to Nathan Phillips Square for the actual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon footrace on Sunday morning; the Laurel Wreaths will be presented to the race Champions at the Awards Ceremony at 12 noon; and a final Flame Extinguishing Ceremony will take place on Sunday at 2pm.

Keywords: Greek Music

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The Marathon Flame and 6 Laurel Wreaths made of olive branches from trees at the Battlefield of Marathon site will be coming from Greece to mark the 2,500th Anniversary of the first marathon run by Pheidippides in 490 BC, to be staged at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon weekend, September 24th-26th.


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The Flame and 6 Laurel Wreaths made of olive branches from trees at the Battlefield of site will be coming from Greece to mark the 2,500th of the first run by Pheidippides in 490 BC, to be staged at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront weekend, September 24th-26th.