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Omnes publishes the short stories of the 2021 contest for life

In the midst of preparations for the March for Life 2022, which will take place on Sunday, March 27, with the prologue that same day of the Madrid Urban Mile Race, Omnes publishes the book Stories of life'.which gathers the winning texts and participants in the 2021 short story contest, which can be found on this website.

Rafael Miner-March 7, 2022-Reading time: 3 minutes
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It is a 50-page e-book, which includes 21 participating and winning stories around the competition of the I Carrera Deportistas por la Vida, held in June 2021 in the Valdebebas park in Madrid. It is entitled 'Relatos de vida', and has been published by Omnes.

The race was organized by the Asociación Deportistas por la Vida y la Familia, chaired by José Javier Fernández Jáuregui, and Omnes was a collaborating partner, as this year, in which the Association is preparing the II Carrera Deportistas por la Vida, in Urban Mile format (1,609 meters), which will take place at 10.00 a.m., this time in the center of Madrid, in Serrano street, on the corner of Goya.

It will be the prologue to the March for Life organized by the Yes to Life Platform at 12:00 noon, which Omnes has reported, also with a interview to its coordinator, Alicia Latorre.

The Platform is made up of more than 500 associations that work for the defense of life from its beginning to its natural end, and is once again calling on civil society on March 27 in Madrid, starting at Serrano and arriving at the Plaza de Cibeles, where an event will be held with testimonies, music and a final manifesto. The International Day of Life will be celebrated again after two years without taking to the streets due to the health situation.

Participating stories and winners

The winners of the Competition of last year's short stories about The gift of life and sport were three young girls, Omnes reported. In the under-19 category, the first prize ex aequo went to María José Gámez Collantes de Terán, a first-year high school student at the Adharaz Altasierra school (Espartinas, Seville), from the Attendis group, with a story titled Run! and María Moreno Guillén, from Badajoz, also a student in the first year of Bachillerato at the Puerta Palma-El Tomillar school in Badajoz, from the same educational group, with the story titled The happiness of my life.

In both cases, the winners learned about the Short Story Contest through their teachers. Loreto Macho Fernández, a graduate in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences and a Physical Education teacher at Adharaz, and Margarita Arizón, a teacher in this case of Universal Literature.

In the category of Sportswomen, the winner was Lorena Villalba Heredia, from Gijón, with the story titled Nyala, after overcoming, triumphing. Lorena has a degree in Primary Teaching and Physical Education from the University of Oviedo, and subsequently completed a master's degree in Research and Innovation in Early Childhood and Primary Education at the same university. She currently works as a teacher and researcher at the University of Zaragoza.

The short story contest this month

Those interested in participating in the II Short Story Contest on the gift of Life and Sport, this March's contest, may view the following information Basis here. As last year, there are three categories: under 19 years old, federated athletes and professionals of physical education and sport, and open category, and the texts must be sent to the mail address: deportistasvidayfamilia@gmail.comindicating the name and postal address of the sender.

The admission of the stories will take place from March 10 until March 20, 2022. The jury's decision will be announced on March 25 and the list of winners will be published on the Association's website.

Sportsmen for life and family "wants to pay tribute to the caregivers of the most fragile life by collecting short stories inspired by the world of sports and the vulnerability of human life".

The Urban Mile on March 27th

This year's Race for Life "we will be able to do it together with all the participants of the March for Life, which will start when we finish the races, from the same place", in Serrano and Goya, reports José Javier Fernández Jáuregui, president of the Association Athletes for Life and Family.

"Our race will have the distance of an Urban Mile (1,609 m), and the heats will start at 10 a.m., so that at 12 noon the Walk can begin," he explains. "We have set a limit of 500 runners. I think the distance is affordable for many people. To reach 500 runners, each of those who participated last year should be accompanied by four new ones. I encourage you to invite them with your example and experience from last year's testimonials."

The link to register for the on-site race is this oneand have here the link to register for the virtual race. Fernández Jáuregui recently recalled the testimony of Michelle last year. For more information, please write to jjavierjauregui@gmail.comor by phone at 629406454.

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