The Ama.LO Run grants an encore performance

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The Ama.LO Run grants an encore

After the success of the first edition, the Ama.LO Run is back. The 10-kilometer non-competitive run è organized for charity by the Ama.LO Association, which has been raising funds since 2013 to improve treatment and care for children and adults suffering from congenital heart disease. 

“Last year’s edition drew more than 230 people from multiple parts of Lombardy” to the starting ribbon in Meda’s Town Hall Square, explains Viviana Venturini, co-founder of Ama.LO. “For us è it was a satisfaction, but even more; we were pleased with the positive comments of the participants: they told us they had fun, they enjoyed the route, they discovered corners of Meda and the Brughiera that they did not know yet. Not everyone ran, many told us they simply enjoyed a special walk, becauseé beneficial. This enthusiasm filled us with pride and desire to repeat the event, even trying to improve. A success that we would like to share with the City of Meda, which sponsors the race; with our technical partner, SportIt of Seregno; and with our sponsors and volunteers, without whom we could not organize the’event”. 

The route of the Ama.LO Run kicks off from Meda’s Town Hall Square. It then plunges, after a short stretch on the road, into the very green Brughiera Park. Running along the cool paths in the woods, an invaluable heritage for our Brianza, we reach the Mordina lakes and then always return to the Town Hall Square, where sandwiches and lots of good beer will be waiting for the participants to celebrate in company. The route also allows you to discover some of the alleys of the most ancient Meda, with the Sanctuary of the S. Crocifisso, the Church of San Vittore, Villa Traversi and the War Memorial. 

The start è scheduled, at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24, in Town Hall Square, with access to locker rooms, with bag storage and toilets, in the adjacent Civic Radio Hall. “This year we have chosen to convey the message ‘Sport beyond competitiveness’” says Alessandro Sbruzzi, co-founder and president of Ama.LO. “Sports activities are important for the physical, psychological and social development of children, all children, including those with congenital and acquired heart disease or disabilities, who in this way can learn to know not only the limits but also the potential of their bodies”.

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