New York Marathon, it’s a big day: the Brescians bring unity to running

Eighty thousand runners prepared to go. Among them, greater than 2,200 athletes arrived from Italy, the nation with the second largest variety of individuals after the United States. And amongst the majority of the group there’s a massive group of Brescians.

They could have an additional hour of sleep on their aspect to compensate for the jetleg for the transatlantic leap, due to the finish of summer season in America at 2 o’clock this morning.

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They can be twelve runners of Leonessa who from Staten Island will begin the most well-known race, which is in New York, which he takes beginning shortly after 9 am (3 pm Italian time). In truth, the begin can be at 8 o’clock native time (2 pm in Italy) for disabled athletes. The girls’s skilled staff will begin at 8.40 am, whereas the males’s staff will begin at 9.05 am.

They will comply with from 9.10 and at intervals of 35 minutes the departure of all others. The first arrivals of the skilled athletes are anticipated about two hours later, earlier than 5pm in Italy.

Competition could comply with on TV from 2.30pm on RaiSport in clear (replay on Raiplay) and on Eurosport2. In addition, the dwell broadcast can also be organized by the official program of the occasion, TCS New York City Marathon 2022.

Agreement first

Many testimonials collected in the previous couple of hours: from main teams similar to Capriolese runners (38 runners and 30 assistants, the image above) or of the groups from Valsabbia and Valcamonica, to the many despatched to the GdB by small groups, however very pleased with the thought of ​​running on the streets of the Big Apple. Here you will see that the first providing.

I’m going to some prolonged hours, others in a image of unity.

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Of the glad and unbelieving (“Until two years in the past I’d not have believed that I may drive 42 km” confirmed the night of departure on the GdB web site) there Gabriel Zanni, the former mayor of Palazzolo and a runner in his first American expertise. From New York, the place he arrived together with his pals Runners Capriolese, he sends us a story that most likely many Brescians at the starting immediately know themselves a little. But this provides extra to the mysterious ambiance that reigns amongst marathon runners, past the competitors, in the key of distinctive character.

“We arrived at JFK on Friday night. Adrenaline rushes. Already at airport safety we start to really feel the ambiance that dominates the metropolis. The inspectors caught Laura, the runner in the group, and me and requested us questions. The first is “Did you come to the Sunday marathon?”. When the reply is suitable, they ship thanks and good needs. “Good guys. Go! Go! Go to “. There is a feeling that what is occurring in the metropolis can be heard greater than Tuesday’s midterm elections. On the bus we go to New Jersey the place we can be staying.

Running in the streets of Manhattan – ©

The lights of Manhattan illuminated by the evening gentle are very scary. In the lodge, CNN doesn’t affirm us. It can be the hottest race from 1990 to immediately. 23 levels at 12.00. Anxiety is as excessive as the anticipated temperature. Because of the time zone and Vincenzo, my roommate, who appears to be like like a little one deserted in Gardaland, at 3.30 am I’m in my room wide-eyed. An early breakfast and the first staff is off to take part in a 3km race that runs from the UN constructing to Central Park. We attain them by strolling sixth Avenue all to ourselvesblocked by visitors to enable for the first style of the marathon.

A runner running towards all limits in the streets of New York – ©

A stream of a number of thousand individuals he’s running in New York the place he’s waking up and beginning to entertain a lot of runners from throughout the world. The look of goosebumps. Teams that accompany athletes with extreme disabilities, however who need to be the guides on an incredible journey. Almost all of us put on them a jersey from a most cancers analysis charity. Michele finds herself in change with a most cancers woman, who asks her out and has walked 5 km. tomorrow (immediately for individuals who learn, ed) will do 42.

In the combat towards most cancers: an change of jerseys between a Brescia athlete and an American marathon runner – ©

Life tales that take you away. On this special occasion, whereas strolling round Columbus, you’ll be able to meet and take footage with him Meb KeflezighiMarathon silver medalist at the 2004 Athens Olympics e winner in the 2009 version at the NYC Marathon.

Gabriele Zanni, left, subsequent to Meb Keflezighi, winner of the New York Marathon 2009 – ©

Time to go accumulating bib about the competitors at the Expo that was arrange Javits Center at the intersection of eleventh Avenue and West thirty fifth Street. An unforgettable group photograph to seize a second that deserves to be imprinted in your head and in your life. It’s simply the starting, sir. Tomorrow we’re running the Big Apple Marathon. I’m in cost“.

Rushing to the well being of the final

From left: Luigi and Ottorino Secchi villa, Alessandro Puccio, Guido De Aloe, Mattia Biasca, Roberto D’Ambrogio – ©

It can be on the beginning blocks and 6 younger Brescians who’ve added a helpful goal to the want to oppose one another. It’s shut Alessandro Puccio, Mattia Biasca, Ottorino and Luigi Secchi Villa, Guido De Aloe and Roberto D’Ambrogio.

Marathon runners who got here to New York to help, mile by mile, a path they strongly imagine in: the group “Your physician“. The settlement, which was established at the finish of 2019, consists of greater than 60 docs 37 experience prepared to do free professional visits and gear testing as a substitute of households and other people in want of any nation or who, for numerous causes, aren’t affected by the National Health System.

From left: Biasca, Puccio and De Aloe, three of the younger Brescians at the starting to assist “Your Doctor” – ©

At the occasion of the New York Marathon, six runners from Brescia initially arrange a fund to help a company that they particularly need to help. purchase a spirometer and an echocardiographic research which can be utilized by a physicianhospital through Mazzucchelli 11 / A in Brescia attempting to breathe is the work of the weakest and neediest.

The first contributor to the venture was Name of Sirmione (@termedisirmionhotels): thus the image stands on the shirts of six athletes from Brescia. On the web site they’re displayed all preparations for individuals who need to make their contribution fundraising with the assist of six affiliated runners.

A message of peace

Where in case you are in a scenario that promotes the good of sports activities and crosses the borders of nations and nations, you can begin messages of hope and peace, in a time of biggest want? Soon, thanks to one other supervisor of Brescia who arrived on the shores of the Hudson throughout the marathon immediately. What they’re a part of Franco Baiguera entered the race, together with his daughter Nicoleas assistant, and 4 others.

Franco Baiguera and his daughter Nicole taking the bib – ©

Emotions are potential. And typically he likes to set traps: “We left very badly: his touring companion forgot his passport at house. Fortunately, his taxi driver managed to get him to the airport in time. Today (yesterday for readers, ed) is the race preparation day, the day to accumulate the bib. The reception at the Jacob Javits Convention Center is wonderful: every little thing is big, the American approach! ». But even when every little thing shines the thought of ​​kinship finds a place: “At one in all the many locations accessible it’s potential to depart a message of fine needs”. Baiguera had no doubts…

A message of peace delivered at the marathon submit by Franco Baiguera from Brescia – ©

Unfortunately it will be that one runner of the staff that began from Brescia and joined the race “won’t run due to a bodily drawback. He could be very offended ». Baiguera can even run for him. In the finish that is additionally a contract.

Two pals

Marco Leali and Manuel Maccarinelli in New York

In the Big Apple there are additionally household pals, who run collectively or simply help one another. Like Marco Leali, a nuclear scientist who works at the Faculty of Engineering of Brescia and CERN in Geneva, and Manuel Maccarinelli, a lawyer from Cellatica, united amongst different issues by a ardour for soccer (each are a part of the Lombardy CRA). He says he arrived in New York “with excessive expectations for the recreation” and was instantly captivated by the metropolis’s “disturbing magnificence, with its character and character”. They wished to take a break from immediately’s competitors, however in the finish they could not surrender (who can, after they get there?) Culture Tour de Force between the museums, Central Park, Statue of Liberty and Ground Zero. “Now solely the final half is lacking, very boring – they write to us -, and for this glory, the New York competitors, well-known and for a lot of, not all, moms of all races, the queen we make. We have crossed the sea to pay our respects”.

Two different pals left Lumezzane. With Alberto Casella and Gianluca Becchetti: for Casella that is the second race in New York, the first was together with his father in 2019, however now, he writes, “I would like to share this expertise with my buddy at the begin. on the queen’s distance”. In the footage, even the capturing isFormer Lumezzanese marathon runner Gianni Poli throughout train.

Tell us about your marathon

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