“Diabetes Marathon – Walk & Run with us” is a charity sports event, which provides concrete support to children and adolescents with Diabetes and aims at raising awareness about type 1 Diabetes.
The event is organized by the Diabete Romagna Onlus Association and Diabetes Marathon A.S.D. in collaboration with the municipality of Forlì and the Departments of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases of the Romagna Regional Health Authority.
The run has two distances, 10 km (6.2 mi) and 21 km (13.1 mi), with arrival at the Athletic Field C. Gotti, in Forlì, and attracts many competitive athletes from all the Italian regions.
Diabetes Marathon combines the race with a weekend of events across Romagna (Forlì, Cesena and Rimini), which include walks, a non-competitive race for amateur runners, leisure activities for children, conferences, workshops, a concert and a gala dinner. The aim is to raise awareness about a growing and serious problems such as diabetes, and to explain the disease from the medical point of view, but also to inform the public about the importance of prevention through healthy lifestyles.
15 APRIL 2018