2011

THE SECRET CHARM OF THE PASSATORE

What is the secret charm of this legendary race recognized internationally? This is definitely the "refrain" which, on time, every time I return home "after the Passatore", I place myself among the many active militants of the legendary 100 Km. Of course, the great admiration for an impeccable organization, now precise and punctual in its many...

PASSATORE EMOTIONS AT GO GO

Castelbolognese, April 25, 2011, 50 km of Romagna. It is the first time that I run on this distance, for me who have around 25 marathons behind me, it means "putting your nose" in the ultra world and I decided to do it to pass lightly from 42, "so much 8 Km more what...

MY BIONIC FRIEND

Dedicated to ... my bionic friend My "bionic" friend is called Enrica Oss Emer, a well-known face in the panorama of Perginian runners. Bionica is seriously bionic, in the sense that she has been running for two years with a small hip prosthesis. This fact certainly did not prevent her from continuing to run, from training...

A LONG DREAM 100 KM

A dream has finally come true: after the bad disappointment of last year (withdrawn in Marradi due to severe knee pain) and after 38 years since the first edition of the Passatore passed in front of my eyes as a child, I finally cut the finish line in Piazza del Popolo in Faenza. I write...

MY PASSATORE

I followed Fabrizio on this umpteenth adventure, I participated, trepidated, dreamed and supported the man I love in this wonderful show of strength and character. On 1 May, while we were waiting for the rice marathon to start in Vercelli, a boy told us about his experience as a "one hundred kilometer driver" and MY...

THIS IS NOT A HEROIC ENDEAVOR

My Passatore? I would say that this is not a heroic endeavor as many praise in their stories, among blogs ... I prepared this race with 1300km in 6 months of training: 3 official marathons, one 50km, many training sessions with altitude differences, in all weather conditions (every runner occasionally has to rattle off his data...

THE MOST BEAUTIFUL OF ALL!

What prompted me to write a few lines about the most beautiful and fascinating race in the world, was the chance encounter about a month ago with my current sporting myth, unknown to large audiences but now famous along the Via Faentina. In fact, during a marathon I had the opportunity and above all the...