The Longmeadow Chapter of UNICO National is hosting their first Fall Fun Run & 5K on Oct. 8 at the Town Green and the Richard Salter Storrs Library on 693 Longmeadow St. The 5K is geared for participants 11 years of age and up, while the Fun Run is geared for children up to age 10. As part of the Long Meddowe Fall Festival, the 5K will begin at 8 a...

You can sign-up right now to take part in the Little Italy Festival 5-K in Clinton, IN. The race is set for Saturday, September 4. Everyone taking part in the race will meet in the South Vermillion High School parking lot. The Clinton Breakfast Club is behind the 5-K. Proceeds from the 5-K.  Pre-registration is going on right now. There's a one-mil...

Long-distance runner Robert Napolitano, who starred at Red Bank Catholic High in New Jersey was victorious in the Italy Run by Ferrero, a 4 mile course in Central Park, New York this past weekend. Napolitano, an All-American at Columbia College, finished first out of a field of 5295 competitors. His winning time was a formidable 19minutes 38 second...

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 "so...

The idea behind it is that of an Italian-style 'street party': a 5-kilometre mini-marathon open to all, "to gather around June 2 and our flag all the communities in the area." In an interview with LaPresse, Silvia Chiave, Consul General of Italy in Los Angeles – a city home to some historic Italian communities as well as to the new ‘immigrants', ma...

To celebrate this year’s Festa della Repubblica, the Consulate General of Italy, along with the Little Italy of Los Angeles Association (LILAA), has organized the Italy Run LA, a 5K race taking place Sunday 5th of June at 8 a.m. close to the ocean, in charming San Pedro. “Italians and Italian-Americans are an integral part of what makes Los Angeles...

Italy's Olympic 100m champion Lamont Marcell Jacobs won a gold medal in the men's 60m race at the World Athletics Indoor Championships in Belgrade on Saturday. Jacobs edged ahead of defending champion American Christian Coleman, by three thousandths of a second, to set a new European record with a time of 6.41 seconds. American Marvin Bracy took br...

An ambitious plan has been unveiled to recreate the 100m final from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - won by Italy's Marcell Jacobs - in the shadow of the Colosseum in Rome. The "global sporting event" was proposed jointly by Italian tourism minister Massimo Garavaglia and Rome mayor Roberto Gualtieri during a meeting to discuss plans for the 2025 Jubilee...

Even in the New York Marathon the Italian flag flies on the podium. Thanks to an extraordinary Eyob Faniel, athlete of the Fiamme Oro of Padua, Veneto, , who took an incredible third place in New York after a marathon dominated for many stretches. The Italian athlete has brought our country in the top three places, after an absence that lasted 24 y...

This fall, one of the most venerated traditions in all of Italian history will be observed right here in humble North Beach: the Statuto Race. The fourth oldest foot race in the United States, the Statuto was originally scheduled to mark its one hundredth year in 2020. Of course Covid had other plans for us, and the race had to be canceled last yea...