2007

DO NOT WALK, DO NOT WALK!

I have walked your way a thousand times in my dreams. All my companions told me that it was better not to face you, that it was early, that many of you stop after you, that I would no longer have the strength to run again! But from the little worm that you were ten months...

THE BARICELLESE PASSATOR

adapted from "Il Municipio" 2007 Saturday 26 May, at 8 in the morning, a group of baricellesi and did not leave from San Gabriele with the cry of "never give up" (well imprinted on their shirts) in the direction of Florence. The impatient eyes of Willj Gugliemi stood out in the group, the true protagonist of...

THE PASSATOR ZOPPINO AND MORE

Good legs at all! First of all sorry if my story of the Passatore I do it after almost a month but my job (air conditioners) in this period offers me only a few free hours and managing a single life plus a runner in a short time is not an easy task.   So tonight...

MY FIRST PASSATORE. I WAS THERE!

"My first Passatore" is the title of many small and large writings that I have read here and there in the folds of the internet and on the pages of the book "I was there!" tribute of the organization. It contains the feeling perhaps most present in those runners who have faced this race for...

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RACE IN THE WORLD

In my life I have practiced many sports but running has always had a predominant role over all the others. In 1999 I ran the "Marathon", the most beautiful, the most famous of all: the New York marathon. After this experience I thought I had reached the maximum from a running point of view but I...

I MADE THE 100KM OF THE PASSER (BY CAR)

Saturday 26 May 2007 my husband Stefano showed up at the start of the 100 Km del Passatore in Piazza Signoria in Florence. When I announced my intention to participate in this venture about a year earlier, I had taken this threat very seriously. In fact, I thought it took a particular preparation to face such...