Italy-USA: the Italy Run Comes Back to New York, Central Park Is Tinged With the Tricolor

Jul 16, 2022 449

On Saturday morning in Central Park you will breathe a bit of Italy, with the third edition of the 'Italy Run', the 4-mile (6.5 km) marathon organized by the Consulate General of Italy with the contribution of the New York Road Runners (NYRR) and Ferrero North America.

With 6 thousand participants who registered in just three weeks, the race is "sold out", explains Consul General Fabrizio Di Michele, who after the three-year stop imposed by the pandemic wanted to celebrate the return to normality with a new edition of the race. "After three years of incredibly difficult challenges, fear and grief, the is something we needed to heal the wounds of Covid," the consul said at the presentation press conference at the Park Avenue consulate.

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