Trieste’s International Road Race U23 is in Rome at the European Athletics Championships

Trieste meets Europe at European Athletics Championships Rome 2024
Kicking off on Sunday, Oct. 20 in conjunction with the #100UniTs Castles Run

TRIESTE – It’s the big day, kicking off tomorrow, Friday, June 7, the European Athletics Championships in Rome, which, until Tuesday, June 12, once again becomes Caput mundi, this time of athletics. There will also be a bit of Friuli Venezia-Giulia and Trieste in Rome thanks to the booth of ASD Promorun committed to promoting the 2nd International Road Race U23 thanks to the support of PromoTurismoFVG with Io sono Friuli Venezia-Giulia and the interest of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers-Department for Sport.

EUROPEANS – A flood of excitement and the great responsibility of holding high the banner of organizational quality already demonstrated in the first edition of this kermis, played at the 1934 Olympic Stadium in Turin, Italy, and the last on Italian soil, in Rome in 1974 when “The Arrow of the South” Pietro Mennea won gold in both the 100 m and 200 m and a very young Sara Simeoni peeped among the high jump stars by winning his first international bronze. The tricolor waves with the strength of the 116 Italian national team members, who are called upon to defend and improve the place Italy boasts in the overall medal table of these competitions. With 44 golds, 44 silvers and 53 bronzes, Italy took eighth place behind such great athletic powers as the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, France and Germany.

INTERNATIONAL ROAD RACE U23 – ASD Promorun of Trieste’s journey to Rome and to these European Championships began last year, with the 1st International Road Race Running Match u.23 10k, a race included in the calendar of World Athletics and organized with the cooperation of the Italian Athletics Federation, which represented the first official stage approach to these competitions. The event, staged in Trieste last Sunday, October 15, hoisted the tricolor on the first step of the podium for the men’s national team and the second for the women’s national team. The success of the event has provided the impetus to promote the second edition, which will be staged on Sunday, October 20, 2024, for which emblazoned nations such as the United Kingdom, France and Poland and, of course, Italy have already confirmed their membership.

STADIO DEI MARMI – Among the events that have won a place to shine during these European Championships, deemed to be of interest to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers- Department of Sport Contribute to the realization of events or events of great significance aimed at the promotion and dissemination of sports culture and practice, precisely the 2nd International Road Race U23, for which ASD Promorun is ready to breathe scent of internationality thanks to the presence of a booth promotional, at the village at the Stadio dei Marmi, for the duration of the European Championships.

SPORT AND TOURISM -Sportsand tourism, this is the winning combination of the present and the future. This is why ASD Promorun works in the territory for the territory, striving to bring prestige to Friuli Venezia-Giulia, a region on the edge of the Boot with extraordinary scenic beauty. From the blue of the Adriatic to the mountainous promontories of the Karst, the much history of this city, the artistic expression, here the result of the fusion of cultural influences of various peoples, and the regional food and wine tradition. It will trigger the so-called sports tourism, which, thanks to the International Road Race Running Match U23 finds new life in the massive presence of foreigners who, on average, will opt to stay in the city for at least two nights.

Not to be missed in Trieste, among others. Piazza UnitĂ  d’Italia, the castle of Miramare and the Victory Lighthouse, the city center of Udine known as “Little Venice,” the Grado – Aquileia and Grado – Nature Reserve of the Cavanata Valley – mouth of the Isonzo River, a walk on the Karst and the open-air museum of the Great War Theme Park Monfalcone, the scenic trail Rilke that connects Sistiana leads to Duino Castle, the Devil’s Bridge on the Natisone River in the beautiful village of Cividale of Friuli, the Friulian Dolomites and many municipalities such as Aquileia, Pordenone, Venzone and Palmanova.

“It’san indescribable thrill for me” – began former blue medalist and Technical Director of ASD Promorun-branded events Michele Gamba – “I relive in these days my career as an athlete, when I wore the blue jersey that has remained on my heart. Today I am happy to be here to witness the performances of so many athletes and cheer on our team, I am sure we will have great satisfaction. At the same time, I am proud to be here to promote the second edition of the International Road Race U23, an event that we strongly wanted as a sports club and for which we were fortunate to receive the collaboration of so many institutions that care about the promotion of sport as a tool of well-being but also as a flywheel for our beautiful territory, Friuli Venezia-Giulia” he concluded.

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