Sport in the Riviera and the Côte Azur: March 2008.

Sport in the Riviera and the Côte Azur: March 2008.

 

Sails in San Remo old port - Foto APT RdF

 

Riviera and Côte Azur, March 2008.

During the days of Saturday,March 8th and Sunday, March 9th, the 13th International Women Volleyball Tournament Memorial “Tito Etoschi” will take place with participants coming from many European countries.

The matches will be played in the City of Flowers gymnasiums.

On Sunday, March 9th along the lungomare Italo Calvino there is going to be the arrival of the 6th historical reconstruction of the Milano/Sanremo car racing Cup, a fascinating tourist competition that will see great car models that have made automobile history strolling from Milan down to the City of Flowers.

On Sunday, March 9th at Diano Marina there is going to be the 9th edition of the Great Long Distance Race “Lucus Bormani”.

The starting grid will be in piazza Martiri della Libertà. The racing course will be 43 Km long, while instead the non-competitive course will be 30 Km long.

For more information, please visit the website: www.lucusbormani.it

During the days of March 21st, 22nd and 23rd the 49th International Spring Criterium will take place.

It’s a classical competition of the Sanremo Yacht Club that will be disputed on the sea space in front of Portosole with crews coming from every part of the world.

The competitions will be divided into the Mediterranean Snipe Class Championship and National Contender Class Regatta.

On Sunday, March 30th in the Principality of Monaco there will be the 11th edition of the Monaco and Riviera Marathon.

It’s a race that will comprehend two different itineraries, the classic 42 Km long marathon and a short 10 Km race for the athletes less in shape.

The marathon will start at 9.30 AM, while the short race will start at 10.15 AM.

Both races will have the same starting grid of the Formula 1 competition by the seaport of Montecarlo, while the finish line will be at the Louis II stadium.

The 10 Km race will take place inside the city of Montecarlo, while the marathon will reach during its course several towns of the coast: Cap d’Ail, Beausoleil, Menton, Roquebrune Cap-Martin and further up close to the Italian Border.

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During the days of March 29th and 30th in Sanremo there is going to be the 62nd Two Valleys Motorcycle race for the Italian all-class Enduro championship, with the meeting point and starting grid by the Flower Market of the Armea Valley.



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