It is confirmed! Next Venicemarathon will pass through the most picturesque Square in the world!
Friday, June 28, last day to register at a lower price and sun rise run with RUN 5.30

Venice, June 25, 2013 – Running Venicemarathon means connecting the pleasure of running for 42 kilometers to the beautiful landscapes where runners pass through.

The Brenta Riviera, the Venetian lagoon, the emotion of crossing the bridge on the Grand Canal, all these are astonishing sceneries which have been upgraded since 2011 of the sensation of passing through St. Mark’s Sq.

Unfortunately last year participants were unable to pass through the square due to the high tide but this year the Organizing Committee will try it again. Therefore next October 27 athletes will pass through one of the nicest squares in the world passing by Correr Museum, Florian Caffè, the Procuratie, St. Mark’s Basilica and the Clock Tower.

The news about the possibility for runners of passing through the nice square has attracted many runners who have decided to run Venicemarathon to visit the beautiful city. Thanks to this in fact registrations are going full steam ahead and on Friday, June 28 the registration fee will increase.

As usual Venicemarathon Club gives the chance to runners to participate helping charity projects and this is possible purchasing the special charity bib numbers or giving free donations during the registration process. 1,000 bib numbers out of the 8,000 will therefore be sold to raise funds to: sustain Africa Mission Cooperazione e Sviluppo, which is working in Uganda to dig drinking water wells thanks to the project Run for Water – Run for Life; support Alessandro Zanardi and his association Bimbingamba and Bimbingamba sport which gives assistance and prosthesis to children who have lost their limbs and finally raise funds for the research of the genetic diseases thanks to the project Walk of Life di Telethon.

For early risers the appointment is on Friday, June 28, with RUN 5.30 - a non competitive run of 5 km which starts right at 5.30 a.m. The third edition of this event is organized by the Vaniglia Sports Club in cooperation with the Municipality of Venice – Murano and Burano and the Venicemarathon Club. The start is from “Zattere” and the run snakes along the calli – the typical streets of Venice – of the quarters of Dorsoduro, San Polo and San Marco to reach the “Ponte Longo”.