In the presence of stars Yakuba Ouattara & Michaël Zézé
For the 23rd No Finish Line there were 10,000 participants on the circuit! Sunday, November 20, after 194 hours of racing, the 2022 edition of the No Finish Line ended in the presence of Yakuba Ouattara, sponsor of this 23rd NFL for the second consecutive year, Michaël Zézé, captain of the French team. in the 4×100 relay, silver medalist in the 4x100m at the last European championships this summer in Munich, in contention for the next Olympic Games in 2024 and representatives of the Prince’s Government and the National Council. Objective met for the 23rd NFL!
The return to the original format of the race remobilized the runners and walkers, individually or under the colors of their company, after 2 particular years; in 2020, the race was only done in virtual and in 2021, in hybrid format.
These excellent participation results confirm the original value of the NFL based on 2 inseparable and unifying elements: conviviality and sporting efforts for a single cause, that of defending the rights of children.
● 10,000 participants in 8 days
● 251,770 km traveled
● 251,770 euros will thus be donated to finance some twenty projects in favor of sick or disadvantaged children (1km = 1 euro)
More than 3.2 million euros have already been donated since its inception. The No Finish Line is a generous, cosmopolitan race, a friendly meeting place, a formidable vector of internal mobilization for the very many teams competing (354 this year), a personal challenge for individual participants and a sporting event sought after by seasoned runners.
Great sports results
→ Individually: The Prince’s Cup was awarded to Daniele Juan Alimonti with 886 km (already 1st in 2019)
The 2nd, Robert Miorin with 844 km.
The 3rd Cédric Chaudet with 770 km.
Three competitors very used to the NFL podiums, including Robert Miorin, one of the 4 runners who have crossed the 1000km since the creation of the NFL
The first woman and 3rd in the general classification, Paola Coccato with 832km
The 2nd, Mimi Chevillon with 803 km.
The 3rd, Lindita Hokja with 704 km.
→ The first winning team was Barclays Monaco and Fight Aids with 13,211 km.
The 2nd pour Céline with 11,130 km and the 3rd Special Olympics Monaco with 8,583 km. These 3 teams have led the race since day 2.
« Coup de coeur” Trophy The Sardinian team Polisportiva Olimpia Onlus for its commitment to the mentally handicapped. She received the basketball that the Roca Team had signed for Children & Future, when she came to the circuit on Wednesday, November 16.
→ During the No Finish Line, an official event reserved for experienced runners, the 24 hours non-stop, registered in the calendar of off-stadium races of the French Athletics Federation took place from Saturday 19/11 9:00 a.m. to Sunday 20 /11 9:00 a.m. 86 runners were registered (50 in individual and 6 teams of 6 runners in relay).
● Individual: 1st man Frédéric Ascone with 189 km; the 2nd Claude Birrer with 184 km and the 3rd Bernard Ceran with 159 km. The 1st woman with Carole Bianco with 181 km (and 3rd overall in the 24h); the 2nd Claudia Arena with 178.35 km; the 3rd Marlène Charlon with 178.27 km.
● For the relay teams, the MCA Team winner with 203 km. → The 12-hour Trophy (43 runners registered; 31 individuals and 3 teams of 6 in relay) which took place from Saturday 19/11 9 p.m. to Sunday 20/11 9 a.m. Winner man Alain Suzanne with 105 km, 1st woman Marie Maes with 78 km and the 1st relay, the ASMJ with 172 km.
Mark your calendar for the next edition
See you from November 4 to 12, 2023 for the 24th No Finish Line, still in the Fontvieille district and with new records to beat
We only have what we give. Isabel Allende