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The Turin StraTorino, Italy

The Turin Stra Torino is a 7.5km race and was held on Sunday 13th November, 2011, the same day as the Turin Marathon. I had been it bit nervous about this run from when we signed up, not the distance – a very doable 7.5km – but the fact that I would be running in a foreign language! Would I be able to find the loos, let alone the start and finish lines? The Stratorino was a sort of ‘baby sister’ event to the much celebrated and anticipated 25th anniversary…

Turin, Italy, Full Marathon

First of all, here’s a film of the event, it’ll give you an idea of what to expect from the route. It’s been two days since I got back from Turin, and I’m still high on the feeling of running the marathon there. I smashed my personal best (by over 30 minutes!), ate a lot of very fine pizza, drank some wonderful wine and Lemonchello and enjoyed a great city under clear blue skies; what a great way to spend a mid-November weekend! I’ll speak about the actual marathon running…