Five former Manchester United stars from Alex Ferguson’s Class of ‘92 together with four popular Maltese TV personalities have teamed up to promote the Lisa Maria Memorial Dingli 10 event on March 19.
Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville have come together to support the cause of the event and the mission of the Lisa Maria Foundation through a pre-event promotion video.
Apart from this, well-known local celebrities including tenor Joseph Calleja, singer Ira Losco, animal lover Moira Delia and TV newscaster Keith Demicoli are also supporting the objectives of the St. Patrick’s Athletic Club organized, Lisa Maria Memorial Dingli 10 event, similarly through a video recorded message.
Since 1991, the Dingli 10 has established itself as a tradition and the most prestigious race on the local running and walking calendar after the marathon distance.
This year’s race will be celebrating its 29th edition since it was first organised by the St Patrick’s Athletic Club.
Since 2015, in collaboration with the Lisa Maria Foundation, the Dingli 10 has also included the Lisa Maria Memorial race and walkathon, both aimed at promoting the foundation’s objectives of raising awareness about safeguarding the youth and the young.
Key to attaining those objectives is the use of sporting endeavor and St Patrick’s Athletic Club is proud to help further those very objectives through its events.
Consisting of three different events, namely a 10 Mile road race, a 2kms event for kids and a 10 Mile Walkathon, The Dingli 10 is highly popular for its scenic beauty as the route meanders through some of Malta's most beautiful countryside making the challenge an interesting and colourful one.
Held only 2 days before the change over to the Spring season, the event is notable for most often being blessed with exceptionally lovely sunny yet cool weather, turning the activity into a veritably enjoyable experience.
The Walkathon event is very popular as it makes for a lovely challenging hike which can be enjoyed in the company of friends whilst partaking of the unfolding beauty of the DIngli area and surrounding countryside.
The Dingli 10 mile Road Race and Walkathon both start near the entrance of Gnien Il-Haddiem, Triq il-Maddalena, Dingli.
One can register for the race on http://stpatricksac.com/dingli-10/