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Canicross is suitable for everyone, regardless of age and physical condition, but especially for those who love their dogs and want to participate in an activity where both the person and the dog can enjoy nature and exercise. Canicross can be an excellent activity for strengthening the bond between humans and dogs, as well as for increasing the physical activity and health of both. Regardless of canicross, there are also related sports such as bikejoring, dog scooting, and skijoring The exercise and execution of these sports are a bit more challenging than canicross, considering the difficulty of speed and the training required for the dog
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Are you an active person? Does your dog have a lot of energy? Perhaps you've exhausted ways to keep them busy. Canicross can be the perfect sport for both of you. It's not only beneficial for you but also for your dog. Exercise together simultaneously. It provides you with the opportunity to collaborate and enjoy the experience together. Any dog breed, whether large, medium, or small, can do CaniCross. All dogs love to run alongside their owners and be in their natural environment. Give yourself and your dog the chance for a unique experience.
Canicross is based on the collaboration between humans and dogs. This shared activity can strengthen your bond and promote trust. Running with the dog can reduce stress, improve mood, and provide a healthy lifestyle.
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Dogs love to be active and play outside, preferably with you. Pet owners looking for a new and exciting way to exercise their dogs while staying active themselves should consider the thrilling sport of Bikejoring. Below, you will find and discover all the secrets of Bikejoring and its aspects. Bikejoring provides an excellent way to exercise and improve the physical condition of both the human and the dog. During the sport, both are engaged in a highly interesting and physically demanding activity.
Ideal for high-energy dogs with a need for physical exercise. Bikejoring provides an outlet for the dog’s excess energy and can contribute to reducing unwanted behavior.
As with any other physical activity for dogs, it is important to consider the health and capabilities of the dog, as well as the requirements for safe and responsible bikejoring.
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Scooter is a variation of bikejoring where, instead of a bicycle, a scooter (large bike-style scooter) is used. This activity offers several advantages. The use of a scooter provides greater flexibility and ease of movement compared to a bicycle, allowing the pair (human and dog) to navigate flexibly and adapt to various terrains, always with the assistance of one foot of the athlete. The ability to develop a variety of speeds with the scooter allows the pair to adjust the activity according to the available energy of both the dog and the owner.
However, you must always remember to adhere to safe practices, use appropriate protective gear, and consider the health and physical condition of both the human and the dog. Driving a scooter during running requires close communication…
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PREPARATION FOR ALL AGES
Introducing children aged 7-14 to canicross can be a wonderful experience that allows them to develop a love for nature, exercise, and animals. Canicross Greece™ organizes seminars and workshops, including preparation for participation in the World Championship.
Become part of a great community. Give yourself and your beloved dog the opportunity to run in Canicross Greece™. Anyone interested in running with their dog can become a MEMBER for FREE.
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Start simply and practically with your beloved dog...
Train together with your friends. Create teams.
Take part in activities and gain a unique experience.
Prepare yourself and participate in World Championships.
EVENTS - RACES Canicross Greece™, with respect for the presence of dogs in events, conducts all events in environmental conditions that do not harm our four-legged friends. The seasons in which events are held are autumn, winter, and spring, when the temperature is below 20 degrees Celsius.
• RITSI PARK. 18.02.2024 (ON HOLD)
• THESSALONIKI / THERMI THERMAL BATHS 24.03.2024 (ON HOLD)
• ATTICA / MARATHON LAKE 14.04.2024 (ON HOLD)
• IOANNIANA/ FRODZO FOREST RESERVE. 28.04.2024 (ON HOLD)
Canicross Greece™ is comprised of a team of individuals who design and implement all activities with special care. It originated in Thessaloniki with the aim of organizing events in many cities across Greece, of tourist interest, and with enjoyable routes for both the dog owner and the dog. The events are important as they serve as a showcase for our country, both internationally and for attracting teams from other countries. The goal is to host a World Championship in Greece
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CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (CSR)
Canicross Greece™ is an activity of FullFace Action AMKE and promotes good practices. Your sponsorship in any event-race significantly contributes to the development of applications. These good practices are developed in a wide range of activities such as social contribution to wildlife protection, contribution to animal welfare organizations for the protection of strays, promotion and support for the adoption of strays, socialization between dogs and people in an environment, and contribution to animal welfare awareness programs. A percentage of advertising revenue from donations is directed towards good practices in animal welfare organizations. Recognizing, with a great sense of responsibility, the responsibility for what we do, we strive to develop and implement our own Corporate Social Responsibility program aimed at a better living environment.
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At Canicross Greece™, you have the opportunity to participate in races and events in your own way. You can find interesting volunteer positions and access events organized by FULFACE Non Profit Civil Association. By volunteering your time, you develop your skills, become part of a dynamic community, contribute to society, and make new connections. Canicross Greece™ is one of the activities of FULFACE Non Profit Civil Association. Its goal is to promote the sport and foster collaboration with a team spirit in group actions. Volunteers are individuals who, with their valuable contribution, significantly contribute to the implementation of events. These individuals are involved in all our activities nationwide, addressing essential needs with their expertise and the training provided by the VCCG program. The VCCG program aims to create well-organized volunteers with experience, enabling them to fully respond even to global or European events.
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