Wow Vatican Holds Annual Race with Thousands of Runners - a 10K Course of the Saints which Raises Funds for the Poor - VIDEO

At the Vatican, on November 1st, their annual Race of Saints or Corsa dei Santi was held on the Feast of All Saints. This sporting event has progressively grown to the 2022 edition with thousands of participants, keeping faith with its multiple institutional purposes which are those from:
give visibility as a popular festival to the celebration of all saints from which it takes its name; to bring to the fore a humanitarian emergency that calls for our solidarity; promote the values ​​of sport according to the Salesian (of St. John Bosco) educational tradition.
The 2022 funds raised from the race went to  the Salesian missionaries in Africa, Congo, in Kasai, to give hope to the little ones and to support them in their study.
2022 Charity: The main target group of the project action is made up of boys and girls aged 6 to 13, from Tshikapa and the rural surroundings of the city. In detail, the direct beneficiaries will be 300 children (of which between 30 and 40% girls), most of whom come from economically disadvantaged families. Then there is a second group that will be supported, which is the one relating to teachers and trainers, so that they can work better with the children who will be welcomed and followed in their studies. The indirect beneficiaries are the families of the children, for a total of about 2,400 people, calculating that on average the families in the area are composed of 8 members (2 adults and 6 children) and have an average income of 1 and a half dollar per day. 
Its path , which winds through the historic center of Rome, between squares, churches and noble palaces, and the presence of athletes competing together with entire families in celebration makes it one of the most beautiful races in the world.
Professional and non-professional athletes, champions and beginners are invited to the competition, boasting prestigious or absolutely normal performances, whether or not they are present in the national and international rankings. In each edition, however, there are many athletes of  international fame. For the recruitment of participants, who are divided into two main categories, competitive athletes and amateurs, they invited some authoritative institutions to collaborate.
The fourteenth edition of the Corsa dei Santi is occurred on November 1, 2022, with departure and arrival from St. Peter's Square. The television recording is always entrusted to Canale 5 .
Each edition of the Corsa aims to give greater visibility to important charitable projects. These solidarity initiatives are supported through famous testimonials and a telephone fundraiser during the “TG 5 Special” dedicated to the Race.
Among the numerous testimonials combined with the charity project of the last editions of the Corsa dei Santi we find: the Paralympic athlete GIUSY VERSACE , the American athlete CARL LEWIS , the American singer DEE DEE BRIDGEWATER , the Indonesian / French singer-songwriter ANGGUN , the fencer VALENTINA VEZZALI , the singer actor entrepreneur AL BANO , and the specialist athlete of long jump and triple jump FIONA MAY.