Registrations are open until Sunday 1 May in Grosseto 2022, the "European masters athletics championships non stadia", the event organized by the sports association "Track & Field Master Grosseto" and the European Athletics Masters Federation with the support of the Municipality di Grosseto scheduled from Thursday 12 to Sunday 15 May in the capital. To participate in the scheduled races - walking, running and Nordic walking - click on the link on the home page of the website www.grosseto2022.com and follow the directions using the OpenTrack platform.
"We are pleased to host another important international athletics meeting" - declare the Mayor of Grosseto Antonfrancesco Vivarelli Colonna and his deputy and councilor for sport Fabrizio Rossi . "Grosseto and its municipal area offer great logistical and climatic opportunities above all for the organization of similar events, which undoubtedly also contribute to supporting the restart of the tourism sector, perhaps, as in this case, by going to anticipate in spring that relaunch for our businesses that we hope will arrive in full with the summer season. For our part, the invitation to athletes is to take this great opportunity to return to sporting activity, combining it with the discovery of our city and our Maremma. "
«We have already received the first participants - explains Ernesto Croci , President of the organizing committee - and this gives us hope. We know that among athletes there is a great desire to compete, especially in this difficult period due to the pandemic: returning to the track, running, marching or walking, is the hope of all fans of these disciplines and our event will be the first to European level after months of hiatus. Meanwhile, the committee is continuing to organize every single aspect of the event in order to be ready to welcome members in the best possible way ".
More than 3 thousand athletes from all over Europe are expected in Grosseto: men and women over 35 who will compete in various disciplines between the sports center in via Mercurio and the Sandro Pertini park in viale Giotto, the streets of the historic center of Grosseto and the Le Marze campsite. which will host Nordic walking enthusiasts.