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15 Oct 2013

100 meter Race of Faith

In St. Peter's Square, an event to remember shows how sports culture is based upon the primacy of the human being.

Today at the Pontifical Council for Culture, in the presence of Cardinal Ravasi , the event "100 meter race of Faith" will be presented.  On October 20th, in the setting of St. Peter's Square from 8:30 until the Angelus with the Holy Father , on a track specially created by Mondo, children and young people from the parishes and schools of Rome will take turns children, young people of the parishes and schools of Rome , characters and testimonials from the sports, entertainment, music , journalism , culture , institutions and the different religions in a relay race that features the passage of the "witness" : faith. At the end of the track, in the arrival area, will set up a stage on which turns the testimonies of the participants and distinguished guests led by Lorena Bianchetti . In the construction of the track, which will be Mondotrack , Mondo had to take into account the particular environmental conditions in which the event was to be held : " Taking into account that there will not be allowed the construction of temporary works of preparation of the foundation , I believe that to ensure an optimal result sports flooring on the FTS 17 or 23 mm . This will allow us to mitigate the imperfections in the substrate , while ensuring a certain level of horizontal drainage , "said Luca Reinaudo, Mondo Product Manager.  The event will be covered live, starting at 11 am, the CTV will broadcast the images to all TVs in the world who want to follow the event.