Vertical Monte Le Croci. Edition zero.

Sunday 23 December, the Eve of Christmas Eve.   Under a leaden sky, a small group of athletes gathered around the start at the Marina di Manarola, between the boats and the cliffs that fall to the sea. Toeing the line are Lorenzo Pellegrini (MTB champion) from Valdipino, the rustless Gianni Moggia from Vernazza and Daniele Battilani (ASD Golfo dei …