The third annual "Giro del Lago di Como"  5K Fun Run and Walk will be held on Sunday, August 20 at 9:00 AM. The Start Line is on the east side of Lake Como in Saint Paul. This is a fun event for individuals and families. All participants will be given shirts. There will be prizes awarded to the first two finishers in both the Run and the Walk. Come...

From his humble beginnings as an Italian-born American who devoted his time to becoming a weightlifter to ultimately headlining Madison Square Garden as a professional wrestler, Bruno Sammartino’s penchant for being one of the most popular Italian-Americans in the Pittsburgh region sparked a long-lasting and rewarding career. Pittsburgh has been ho...

The Federation of Italian American Organizations of Queens hosted the 28th Annual 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, July 24. Over 200 participants ran or walked in the streets of Astoria, despite the heat. This event was partially funded by Sussex Bank, located on Astoria Boulevard.     The General Manager of Sussex Bank, Vito Gian...

The Verona chapter of UNICO National, the Italian-American service organization, will hold its annual Labor Day 5K in Veorna Park on Monday, September 5. The big race steps off at 9:30 a.m. and there's a 1 mile fun run that starts at 9 a.m.   The Labor Day 5K is a USATF-NJ grand prix event that raises money for the scholarships that UNICO gr...

Bernard Dematteis produced an extraordinary moment to show the true spirit of brotherly love on a golden day for the host nation Italy at the European Mounting Running Championships in Arco. A double champion at the event, Bernard had dominated the 12.31km race today on a course near the beautiful Lake Garda.   But prior to reaching the...

In the time it takes Jenna Prandini to run 100 meters, the average person could... well, they couldn't do much at all. After all, what can a person really get done in fewer than eleven seconds? They couldn't boil an egg. They couldn't fast-forward through a commercial break. What they could do, though, is spend as much time thinking...

Join us on Saturday May 28, 2016 for the return of the Methuen Sons of Italy 5k road race! Beginning at 11:00am from the Methuen Sons of Italy at 459 Merrimack Street in Methuen, shirts to the first 200 registered, post race refreshments, cash prizes to first 3 male and female finishers and awards across all ages groups to 80+, Military Division (a...

Joe Vella will run in his first ever 5K without a fitness tracker, doesn't care how fast he will go, if he'll be able to run the whole way or if he'll finish.   The owner of Peter Sciortino Bakery and president of the Italian Community Center liked the idea of bringing the Lombardi Walk/Run to Tackle Cancer to the 39th annual Festa Italiana...