Donna Moderna: the Iriki Adventure starts

A week of running and walking in the Erg Chegaga with the brand's team

The Iriki Adventure is about to start. An exciting trip to Morocco, from 19 to 27 October will be presented this evening at 6 pm at the Mondadori Megastore in Piazza Duomo in Milan.

Donna Moderna, the Mondadori Group brand that is the leader in the women’s segment, with Annalisa Monfreda, editor of the magazine, the journalist Donatella Gianforma, the ambassadors and race manager of ADV Time, will talk to the public about the initiative – which has attracted 50 participants, aimed at women who love walking and running.

Iriki Adventure is a stage in the larger Corri con noi (Run with Us) project of Donna Moderna, which has obtained great success and offers an opportunity for all women who love running and walking to train in 9 Italian cities. But why running? Because it is not just sport, but also helps to make women more aware of their potential, their strength, makes them feel safer, improves their mood and helps to keep day-to-day stress at bay.

Iriki Adventure will give participants the chance to choose between to options: 80 km in 4 days for runners; or 40 km in 4 days for walkers.

SCARPA® is the technical partner of the initiative and all participants will wear the company’s  latest trail running models.

Participants will come into contact with local customs and habits and the stories and traditions of Morocco and the enchanting city of Marrakesh.

Participants will also have the possibility to get to know the editor of the Mondadopri Group magazine who will be running with them, as well as the journalists of the staff, the ambassadors and the many women who have decided to enjoy an unforgettable week together in one of the world’s most beautiful deserts.

The race will take place in a breath-taking landscape, a corner of the Sahara close to the border with Algeria, with some of the country’s most impressive dunes, some of which are 300 metres high. The runners will sleep in specially equipped tents and will also be able to take part in yoga and dance lessons and cookery courses. They will see sand dunes and high plains of rock and stones, Berber villages and the world’s largest palm grove.

Partners of the initiative are: Royal Air Maroc the Moroccan national airline; Equilibra with its line of food supplements and natural sunscreens; Salvelox with its line of foot care products; Tescoma with its line of Purity of drinks bottles, for those who are always on the move; Mediterranea Cosmetics with a line dedicated to skincare; and Lauretana, with Europe’s lightest mineral water.

Iriki Adventure can be followed on Donna Moderna’s Facebook and Instagram channels, using the hashtag #irikiadventure.

For a complete programme, please go to: donnamoderna.com/corriconnoi

Donna Moderna, a brand that has always been close to women and their needs, is Italy’s leading network for women and through the magazine reaches an audience of 3.5 million readers every month (source: Audipress 2019/I), on the web and social media channels a digital audience of 10.3 million unique users per month (Source: Audiweb Mar-May 2019) as well as over 1,300,000 fans on Facebook, more than 500,000 followers on Twitter and 175,000 on Instagram.

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