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Run for the whales

Run for the whales; we run for the whales of the PELAGOS sanctuary. A sports event in order to protect and discover the whales and dolphins of West Liguria. This is what will happen on 11th and 12th June during the event “Days of the whale” with “Run for the whales”, a competitive race and a “walk” which will take place along the 24 km of the Riviera Dei Fiori cycle track (www.cyclingriviera.com).

The event manager is Istituto Tethys ONLUS which on the occasion of its 30th anniversary, in collaboration with Area24 and Sanremo Marathon, will dedicate the “Days of the whale” to these sea mammals from the Pelagos sanctuary. On the 4th of June there will be games for children and families, a photography exhibition and meetings with the public and an important round table concerning the sustainable use of the extraordinary environmental heritage of the Ponente and what endangers it. The following day, 11th of June, sport with “run for the whales” will support the preservation and scientific research of Tethys thanks to a double appointment for enthusiasts and amateurs. The competitive marathon track will extend over 10 km, from Riva Ligure to Sanremo, the Family Run will however take place on the 4 km from Pian di Poma, Sanremo, to Sanremo.

To discover all the news and registration options, please visit the website www.RunfortheWhales.it.

[Alessandra Chiappori]

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