Tuvizo — November 2014

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Wear Your Pink Reflective Belt Or Pink Reflective Vest

Nov 14 2014 0 Comments November 2014

Every year, the month of October is globally dedicated to breast cancer awareness.  Nearly two million men and women are diagnosed with this disease every year.  In the States, there was a drop of 34% between 1990 and 2010 but in other places around the world, such as Hong Kong, deaths from breast cancer are on the increase. It is considered the leading cause of death amongst women in developing and under developed countries. There is a desperate need to educate everyone in the world and show them how early detection can save a life.  Medical science is constantly in...

34th Beijing Marathon Marred By Smog

Nov 13 2014 0 Comments November 2014

Nearly 30,000 runners began the 34th Beijing Marathon at Tiananmen Square on the 19th October and many of them were wearing masks in an effort to try and combat the awful smog which filled the air.  Runners were given sponges to wipe off the grime while running. “MIGHT BE A LITTLE SMOG” On the day before the marathon, the Chinese Athletic Association and the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Sports said “there might be light or moderate smog.”  They recommended that competitors decide whether or not they were fit enough to run and also suggested that older competitors didn’t run at...

Chicago Marathon Winners – 2014

Nov 12 2014 0 Comments November 2014

The 37th Chicago Marathon was run on 12th October 2014 and again, the Kenyans came out top.  Nearly 45,000 runners pounded the streets of Chicago and it is estimated that 1.7 million people cheered on the runners. LADIES  - RITA JEPTOO Rita Jeptoo, from Kenya, has won the last two Chicago and Boston Marathons.  This year Jeptoo’s time was 2:24:35.  Winning the 2014 Chicago Marathon means that Jeptoo has taken the coveted 2013-2014 World Marathon Major Series title and goes home with $500,000.  Jeptoo set a course record for this year’s Boston Marathon with a time of 2:18:57. Athletes complained...

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