On October 25, 2020 in Venice running the 35° marathon that every year attracts thousands of subscribers from all over the world who will cover the 42km of race. It is the most beautiful in Italy thanks to its unique and inimitable route that crosses the Brenta Riviera allowing you to admire its famous villas up to reach the heart of Venice
The departure takes place from the queen of the Venetian Villas, Villa Pisani in Stra, which opens exclusively and exceptionally the gates of its park to accommodate all marathon runners before the start. The first part of the route, along the Riviera del Brenta, develops in an environment rich in historical, cultural and landscape suggestions, characterized by the numerous Venetian villas overlooking the river.The marathon then crosses the centre of Marghera and Mestre, passing through the brand new multimedia museum M9, running through the colourful polychrome brick buildings that house the halls of the museum. Then you reach the San Giuliano Park and along it for 2 km you will arrive in Venice by the Ponte della Libertà (a flat straight line almost 4 km long). The contest crosses also the renewed harbour area and reaches the historical center where the most special and unforgettable part of the race is lived.You run alongside the Giudecca Canal to Punta della Dogana, where you cross the Grand Canal on a floating bridge, built specifically for the race and almost 170 meters long. The final part is in the historic centre of Venice, crossing 14 small bridges over the typical canals of Venice. The bridges are equipped with wooden ramps that allow you not to face the steps.We pass through Piazza San Marco , near the Campanile to reach the finish line in Riva Sette Martiri overlooking the St. Mark’s Basin
Venicemarathon is a race that, even after so many years, continues to arouse the curiosity of many tourists from all over the world thanks to the charm of the route and also to the active and engaging participation of athletes .
More informations: http://www.venicemarathon.it/