The first spring Sunday welcomes 2019 Stramilano
More than 60000 enthusiastic runners have livened up the first spring Sunday taking part to the 2019 Stramilano, which started this morning at 9am from the Duomo Square.
The 48th edition of the most loved Italian running competition started after the traditional cannon shot by the Major Giuseppe Sala together with the patroness of the event Federica Fontana. At 10am, the Stramilanina, the 5km marathon dedicated to children and their families, started from Duomo Square. Then, at 10.30am, the Stramilano moved to Castle Square where began the Stramilano Half Marathon that involved pro athletes from all over the world.
Then, the runners met inside the Arena Civica, where they relaxed after the run and enjoyed the great show of the Carabinieri team Paracadutisti of Livorno: the parachutists launched themselves from an AB412 helicopter of Volpiano team landed in the center of the Arena Civica welcomed by the enthusiasm of the runners.
The professional athletes crossed the finish line in Castle Square where there was the awards ceremony surrounded by a passionate audience.