# The 46th International Tour of Pettinengo, Biella, Italy.
A cast of great depth will give life Sunday, at the 46th International Tour of Pettinengo, in the province of Biella. The star is the Kenyan Ezekiel Kemboi, twice Olympic champion of 3000 hedges (Athens 2004 and London 2012), that in Rio we have seen parading bronze for an invasion of the lane giving appointment to his opponents for the rematch at the World Cup in 2017. It boasts in his record also four consecutive world titles (2009-2015) and is also expected at the start of the Mile to Top of
# Biella Tour, Mountain Running World, Italy.
MEN: To the starting line on Sunday morning (11:40 on the 9.6 km) another Kenyan Robert Cheruiyot Kaptingei, born in 1992, who last year was third and wide to the youth of the continent with Bekuma Tarese Toulouse, Ethiopia, silver medal at the 1500 junior World Championships last July, an event in which the Ugandan Kiplimo Jacob, who was also in the race in Pettinengo, won the bronze medal in the 10,000 meters.
Uganda still awaiting the protagonist with the top three finishers in the category under 20 at the Mountain Running World, namely the champion Joel Ayeko, Victor and Albert Kiplangat Chemutai, and the absolute world champion in 2015 Fred Musobo. The latter won in Wales front of the blue Bernard Dematteis (Corrintime): challenge that will resurface in Pettinengo where the Cuneo Dematteis will return along with his twin Martin Dematteis (Corrintime) and fellow Mountain Running National Xavier Chevrier (Atl. Bergamo valleys Leffe) and Alex Baldaccini (GS Orobie). The parterre of the blues, italians, is also enriched the Grosseto Stefano La Rosa (Carabinieri), the first race after the Rio Olympic marathon. From then follow Ahmed Abdelwahed, Italian champion under 23 on the 3000 indoor and 3000m steeplechase, and Yassin Bouih, tricolor promises the 1500 indoor, both of yellow flame.
WOMEN: Also for women (11:15 am to 4 km) the prediction of the vigil says Kenya is in fact the favorite Viola Kibiwot, twice at the foot of the podium in the 5000 meters at the World Championships (2013 and 2015), who will face the ‘ Ugandan Belinda Chemutai (Tuscany Atl. Empoli) and Ethiopian Enatnesh Alamirew. In blue spotlight , italians, on key Biella Valeria Roffino (Fiamme Azzurre) and Valentina Costanza (Army) playing at home. They will have to contend with Silvia La Barbera (Forestry) and Martina Merlo and Sara Brogiato, bearer of the Air.
It will even be run Pettinengo for the Trophy of the Provinces with cadets (2.6 km) and cadets (1.8 km). A challenge teams from Torino, Alessandria / Asti, Biella / Vercelli, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Cuneo, Valle d’Aosta, Brescia. Particularly interesting is the female test where they will be at the start three fresh Italian champions: Sophia Favalli (Free Zone), tricolor on 1000 meters, Elisa Ducoli (Free Zone) of 2,000 meters and Assia El Maazi (Team Runner 99) on the 1200 hedges. A sports day to honor the memory of Eugene Trivero, founder of a race that’s been so many champions, blue and not, who died last week aged 86.
# The Half Marathon City of Cremona, Corso Vittorio Emanuele, Italy.
Getting ready for the 15th edition of the Half Marathon City of Cremona, which will start Sunday, in Corso Vittorio Emanuele at 9:30.
MEN: Announced the masculine Kenyans Paul Kariuki Mwangi (1:01 a.m.: 13 this year to Stramilano), Hosea Kimeli Kisorio, Joash Kipruto Koech, Victor Kimutai Chumo, Paul Tiongik and David Kiplagat Tum, the Moroccan Lhoussaine Oukhrid and the young blue, italian, Alessandro Giacobazzi.
WOMEN: Even among women stands the Kenyan Pauline Eapan, along with two Italian who won the marathon event in continental European Cup two years ago: Deborah Toniolo (Forestry) and Emma Quaglia (CUS Genova).
# The International Lake Garda Marathon, Lake Garda, Italy.
The International Lake Garda Marathon crosses the finish line of the ten editions, starting Sunday, at 9:30 from Piazza Statuto in Malcesine (VR), to go down to Brenzone and Pai with return along the lake to the finish in Torbole (TN ). A race flanked by the Garda Run 30km from non-competitive 15 km. The organizers announce a large participation of athletes from abroad: more than half of the more than 1,300 competitors are foreign, from 35 countries.
# 20th Edition of Strasangiovannese, 10 km, Puglia, Italy.
IN PUGLIA – Sunday, October 16 is also held the twentieth edition of Strasangiovannese, Running 10 kilometers to San Giovanni Rotondo (FG) on city tour circuit. It starts with a competitive race at 10:30.
# The 2nd Trail Lepine, 18 km, Campo di Segni, Rome, Italy.
TRAIL – It runs in Segni (Rome), Sunday, October 16, the 2nd Trail Lepine valid as the ninth stage of the FIDAL Mountain and Trail Running Grand Prix 2016. A race of 18 kilometers, on a challenging course with 850 meters of elevation gain and just downhill, in mountain areas of common signs, Montelanico, Norma and Cori. The track, which will start at altitude in Campo di Segni, will wind up at the top of montelupone, through the typical landscape of this area, between woods and pastures, offering panoramic views of rare beauty southernmost appointment nell’inedita the national circuit. Underdogs for forest Emanuele Manzi and Antonella Confortola, who will race the other blue Debora Cardone (Lanzo).
FRIDAY 14.- SATURDAY 15. OCT:
# Limone Skyrunning Extreme, Limone sul Garda, 2 days with 3 stages.
SKY RACE – Over the weekend more than 1,000 competitors are expected to Limone Skyrunning Extreme. For the fourth consecutive year in Limone sul Garda (BS) will go two days with three scheduled races on stage: Friday, October 14 the vertical at night, then the skyrace in the morning of Saturday, October 15 (27.4 km to 2450 meters rise) departing at 11:00, but also the 10 km dedicated to young people (9:00) and neophytes of the specialty.