"Maratona Alzheimer" provides an excellent first aid service, according to its supportive scope and health-and-sport-promotion intent, both aimed at preventing neurodegenerative diseases. Moreover, it represents the only sport event on the territory during and for which all first aid associations (Croce Rossa, Croce Verde and Misericordie) work together, side by side, in order to embrace the supportive cause promoted by Amici di Casa Insieme and by a thick network of associations dedicated to Alzheimer's.
- Coordinator Md and service responsible: Dott.ssa Eleonora Serra
- Other MDs: Dott. Alberto Tesei, Dott. Giuseppe Sarnataro, Dott. Ignazio Palazzi, Dott. Riccardo Mentasti
- Nurses: CRI Cesena and singular volunteers.
An operations centre - with an operator receiving coordinates from the switchboard - will be set up in Cesenatico and will rest at all participants' disposal throughout the whole the event.
AMBULANCES WITH NURSING STAFF ON BOARD
Ambulances with nursing staff on board will be put at athletes' disposal by: Croce Rossa Italiana Cesena; Croce Rossa Italiana Cesenatico; Croce Verde Gambettola; Croce Verde Pubblica Assistenza Cesena; Misericordia Alfero; Misericordia Valle Savio
Misericordia Sarsina will offer a minibus intended to support - in case of need - people with disabilities taking part in the event
The ambulances will start from the following points: 1 from Mercato Saraceno (marathon start), 1 from Borello (30-km race start), 2 from Cesena's Stadium. 1 ambulance - positioned along the route - will follow athletes from Macerone to Cesenatico's Parco di Levante, where another ambulance will be stationed.
The ambulances at the marathon and the 30-km races start will follow all 42-km competition participants up to Cesenatico; the ambulances at Cesena's Stadium start will follow runners and walkers until their arrival. The event will also provide three motocycles - with nurse or EMT on board - positioned at the starts of the marathon, the 30-km race and the 21-km one and two volunteer rescuers that will follow walkers from Cesena to Cesenatico by bike.
The person in charge for the health - aboard a medical car - will be at the 42-km competition start (in Mercato Saraceno) and will coordinate the entire service. Furthermore, all volunteers positioned along the route will be equipped with the telephone numbers of CRI's operations centre and of the person in charge for the health.
PYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE FOR ALL RUNNERS, OFFERED BY ARCADE
SERVICE RESPONSIBLE PERSON: Cristina Amadori, President of Coop Arcade
Three gazebos arranged by Arcade clinic and offering massages service will be set up on arrival, at Cesenatico's Parco di Levante.
Thanks to your donation, a young researcher will be able to dedicate himself to the study of
the cerebral alterations that occur at the cellular level before Alzheimer's symptoms appear, in order
to develop possible therapeutical interventions to counter the disease.