Just the Woman I Am returns on Sunday 8th March 2020 in piazza San Carlo

20 December 2019
piazza San Carlo, Torino mappa
people in Piazza San Carlo

Just the Woman I Am is a non-competitive race and fit-walking event of sport, culture, wellness and sociality in support of university research on cancer organized by the Turin University System. The event takes place on Sunday 8th March 2020 in Piazza San Carlo (Torino)


This year the students of the Turin universities, in recognition of their cultural contribution to the city, their learning and training commitment, can enroll at a cost of 10 euros (instead of 20, standard fee for all other particicipants): this fee includes a shirt and a personalized bib. With the bib you can collect the supporters gadgets at the stands in Piazza San Carlo and participate in the final refreshment.


The entire community of the University of Turin can enroll in the large UniTO Group as well as in its sub-groups as follows:

  • at the UniTO Info Point (via Po, 29 - Turin), Cus Torino station at the following times: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11.30 am -2.30 pm; Wednesday 9.00 am -12.00 pm. Those who register here (the entire citizenship can take advantage of this registration point), can collect their personalized bib number and their T-shirt without the UniTO logo. T-shirts with the UniTO logo can instead be collected the week before the event at the official collection point in Piazza Castello
  • by writing an email to for the creation of a new UniTO sub-group: once this entry is confirmed, a contact person for each sub-group can collect the data of all members of the group and send it directly to and then paying the total fee due by bank transfer or cash at the central point of registration of Cus Torino (via Braccini, 1)
  • online at the UniTo Group link : only for those who pay the standard fee of 20 euros (not open to students).

Registration to the UniTO group, the relative sub-groups, as well as the creation of new sub-groups and the request to personalize the bibs are open until 10th February 2020.


The 2020 edition is enriched, on 6th and 7th March, with the "Village of Prevention and Wellness" set up in Piazza San Carlo. On this occasion, free preventive visits are open to students and citizens while Friday 6 March is a day dedicated to schools.


Thanks to the funds obtained from the 2019 edition the Turin University Sports Center, the University and the Polytechnic of Turin,will organize the scientific conference "CancerTo - Nanoscience in Cancer Immunotherapy"  from 11th to 13th March, at the Cavallerizza Reale (via Verdi, 9), during which several oncologists from around the world will attend as speakers.
On March 13th at 9 pm, at the end of the conference a concert lesson entitled "Ritratti di Signora" will be held at the Aula Magna of the Politecnico di Torino (corso Duca degli Abruzzi, 24), with free admission upon availability.


The invitation to this event is open to everyone: women and men, sportspeople and not, children and adults, Italians and foreigners.
All together, united, in a "contagious" pink wave to run #CONLEI, on her side, since gender equality is one of the main themes of this event.

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