[caption id="attachment_29175" align="alignnone" width="640"] Monaco Run 2018. Photo: Claude Ingargiola[/caption]
The rainy weather of early Sunday morning failed to discourage the many runners who braved the Monaco 10 km.
The 5 km Pink Ribbon Walk, which raises awareness for breast cancer, also brought together more than 300 supporters, with many dressed, as usual, in colourful apparel.
[caption id="attachment_29176" align="alignnone" width="640"] Monaco Run 2018. Photo: Claude Ingargiola[/caption]
In the main event, two runners quickly escaped to be alone in the lead. The Nice-Côte d'Azur Athlete Karim Tahri broke away midway to win in 31:14, ahead of the Carabinier of AS Monaco Quentin Chiai, who gave everything in 31:47, and the Italian Jacopo Boscarini in 31:51.
In the women's competition, the Val de Gray triathlete Mathilde Gautier won in 37:04, more than two minutes ahead of Poland’s Katarzyna Anna Stankiewicz in 39:34.
The awards ceremony was held on the Quai Albert 1er under an intensifying rain, in the presence of many Monaco personalities including the Minister of Interior Patrice Cellario and the current holder of the Women’s Marathon World Record, Paula Radcliffe.
[caption id="attachment_29177" align="alignnone" width="640"] Minister of Interior Patrice Cellario and current holder of the Women’s Marathon World Record, Paula Radcliffe (right). Photo: Claude Ingargiola[/caption]
At 1:15 pm on Sunday, March 11, the Cannes-Ventimiglia train service has been severely disrupted with fallen rocks on the track between Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Monaco.
Busses have alternatively been set up between Nice and Ventimiglia with a stop in Monaco.
This is in addition to the regional SNCF strike on the Les Arcs-Nice-Ventimiglia line that started Sunday morning at 1 am and continues until Monday morning.
SNCF is planning a national strike for March 22.
[caption id="attachment_29379" align="alignnone" width="640"] Equestrian statue of Louis XIV, Place des Victoires in Paris, work of François-Joseph Bosio. Photo: Froggiesmedia[/caption]
France 2 will broadcast on Sunday, March 18, as part of its programme “D'Art Art”, a section dedicated to the famous equestrian statue of Louis XIV, which stands at Place des Victoires in Paris, work of the Monegasque sculptor François-Joseph Bosio. The statue was so impressive that Bosio and received the title of "First Sculptor of the King".
The Prince's Government has wanted to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the birth of this artist and to make known the importance of his work to a wider public. Bosio, supported and encouraged by the patronage of Prince Honoré III, made a brilliant career in the French capital. He continues to surprise us with the variety and richness of his work.
A new episode dedicated to another major work of Bosio will be broadcast in 2018.
Wednesday 29 November, 6.30 pm, Rainier III Auditorium – Troparium
Musical Happy Hour: chamber music concert by the Orchestre de Poche, comprising Liza Kerob, violin, Federico Andres Hood, viola, Thierry Amadi, cello, Thierry Vera, double bass, Véronique Audard, clarinet, Michel Mugot, bassoon and Didier Favre, horn. The programme features: Franz Berwald and Max Bruch.
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