4th round of Nordic Walking Championship

Cortina -the pearl of Dolomites mountains- was the stage of the 4th round of Nordic Walking Championship, race scheduled on Sunday 10 July 2016.
Civilian Valentina Superchi crushed again all rivals, delivering another victory in the women category; this is the fourth win in a row, confirming the leadership of the Championship!
Kristian Ghedina, the legendary former ski champion (citizen of Cortina), awarded the winners with trophies with his original signature. 
Keep on Valentina!



STRA'GRANDA Monterosa trail

NRDC-ITA Running Club athlete Major Franco PONTI competed in the 1st edition of "STRA'GRANDA Monterosa" on Sunday 26 June 2016; 32 km 1950D+  trail running competition along the woods and slopes of the wild and fascinating Anzasca valley. The finish line was set in Macugnaga at the feet of Monte Rosa massif.


9th round of "Fosso Bergamasco"

On 24 June 2016 Corporal Antonino LOLLO competed in the 9th round of "Fosso Bergamasco", a prestigious running Criterium, under FIDAL patronage, structured in eleven rounds which take place in Bergamo province. The Criterium "Fosso Bergamasco" is now in its seventeenth edition.
LOLLO ranked 5th position in the race, and what is most important he clinched the Orange Jersey of the current Championship leader; next round is scheduled on 1st July 2016.



3rd round of "Nordic Walking Italian Championship":

Sunday 19 June 2016 the city of Bassano del Grappa (VI) hosted the third round of the National Nordic Walking Championship (the Championship is scheduled on six rounds in different Italian locations).
Civilian Valentina Superchi, member of NRDC-ITA Running Club, scored another superb victory, the third in a row, ranking 1st place in the overall standing women category: She is firmly in lead of the Championship !



RTO Trail

NRDC-ITA Running Club Vice President and Gynmasium manager, WO VITULANO, took part in the "3rd RTO Trail" in Morazzone (VA) on Sunday 22 May 2016, one of the trail races included in the "Criterium Prealpi Varesine 2016".

 2nd round of "Nordic Walking Italian Championship


The village of Limbiate (MB) hosted the second round of the National Nordic Walking Championship on Saturday 21 May 2016 (the Championship is scheduled on six rounds in different Italian locations).
Civilian Valentina Superchi, member of NRDC-ITA Running Club, competed in the dedicated 5 km race, accomplishing again another excellent performance, ranking 1st place in the overall standing women category.
Go go Valentina.

RUN IN COMO - Como Half Marathon
Brilliant global performance for NRDC-ITA Running Club at Como Half Marathon "Run in Como", Sunday 8 May 2016. Fifteen members of NRDC-ITA challenged the very scenic but hilly route on the banks of Como lake: Corporal Antonino Lollo scored 2nd in the overall standings, WO Girolamo Schiera placed 2nd in the respective category.
Several athletes achieved their lifetime personal best timings!


Sunday 24 April 2016, 6th edition of the international "Sarnico-Lovere Run", a prestigious 26 km competition which took place on the lakeshore of ISEO lake.
Corporal Antonino LOLLO skims the top ten, hitting the stopwatch with the excellent timing of 1h 28' 16'' and finishing the race 11th place overall.Well done Antonino!

Nordic Walking Italian Championship - first round.
Sunday 17 April 2016 in Bologna (Emilia romagna) took place the first round of the National Nordic Walking Championship (Nordic Walking is the newborn discipline inside Italian Federation of Athletics FIDAL); the Championship is scheduled on six rounds in different Italian locations.
Valentina Superchi, our Nordic Walking representative member of NRDC-ITA Running Club, competed in the dedicated 5 km race.
She scored another brilliant performance, ranking 1st place in the overall women category.
"Good job Valentina!"



Outstanding performance of Major Shaun W.M. CHANDLER, our british fellow member of NRDC-ITA Running Club: he attended the 29th edition of "Belgrade Marathon", international event scheduled on Saturday 16 April 2016 in Belgrade (Serbia).
Shaun completed the classic distance of the marathon with the valuable timing of 3h 03' 48'', ranking 12th in the overall classification.
"You deserve Shaun!"

Remarkable performance of Corporal Antonino LOLLO, top runner of NRDC-ITA Running Club.

He took part in the "15th Maratonina of Cernusco Lombardone", in Cernusco Lombardone (Lecco) on Sunday 17 April 2016. LOLLO competed in the 11.4 km race, ranking 2nd place in the overall classification with a brilliant timing of 38' 55''.
go go Antonino!"



Milan, 20th of March 2016. Today in Milan, more than 500 members of NRDC-ITA Staff took part to the 45th edition of the Stramilano, the traditional running event which takes place in Milan at the beginning of springtime.
The international flavor of the race perfectly embraces the nature of NRDC-ITA; a joint and combined Headquarters, composed by personnel coming from 12 different nations, perfectly integrated and oriented to reach the same goal, anywhere in the world. 41 members of Nrdc-ita running club took part  in the competitive 21k half marathon race.
The running competition was kicked off by the traditional cannon shot of the Artillery Regiment "Voloire", based in Milan. NRDC-ITA Staff participation witnesses, once again, the importance to have a “mens sana in corpore sano”, and that physical training and stamina are fundamental to fulfill every soldier’s task.
Also this year, as a tradition, NRDC-ITA has won a special prize for the biggest group of athletes taking part in the race. The cup, collected by Colonel Ferdinando Munno, Commander of the 1st Signal Regiment, is dedicated to Captain Massimo Ficuciello, fallen during his tour of duty in Nasiriyah. The fastest runner of the military group Corporal Rocco Ginevra from the 1st Signal Regiment won the cup dedicated to Captain Riccardo Bucci who died in Herat, Afghanistan, in 2011.
Joining this running event is getting a tradition for the soldiers serving at NRDC-ITA, run whit us for the next edition!

"Dogi's Half Marathon"
Brilliant performance of civilian Valentina Superchi, member of NRDC-ITA Running Club:
she took part in "Dogi's Half Marathon", Dolo (Venezia) on 3 April 2016, competing in the 14 km Nordic Walking race (nordic walking is the newborn discipline inside Italian Federation of Athletics FIDAL):
she ranked first place in women category, and moreover the first place in the overall classification, beating even men competitors, with the excellent timing of 1h 29' 41''.
Well done Valentina!


14th February: Corporal Antonino LOLLO, belonging to 1st Signal Regiment, took part in the Cross Country race "30th Cross Marathon Seveso" (the Regional Cross Country Championship) on 14 february 2016,  .
Despite a fall due in proximity of the finish line, he ranked 14th overall and scored a brilliant 2nd place in the Senior Master category (that means deputy regional champion of Cross Country 2016 in the respective category).
well done Antonino!


Another remarkable performance of Antonino LOLLO, the top athlete of the NRDC-ITA  runnning club.
LOLLO, a Corporal of the 1st Signal Regiment, competed in the 84th edition of Cross Country "CINQUE MULINI"  in San Vittore Olona (MI)  on 31 january 2016.
He ranked third overall in the race for the Senior Master category, finishing the 5600 metres with the excellent timing of 19'30'' (just 9 seconds behind the winner).
congratulations Antonino!