Fai Marathon 2012: A Marathon for expert eyes to discover the beauties of our country!
21 October 2012
Sunday 21 October the Fondo Ambiente Italiano will launch a new cultural initiative that will be included in the already established Fai events to promote and protect the Italian cultural heritage: Fai Marathon.The event will see the participation of as many as 70 Italian cities, which have in the past been often been part of Fai - Fondo Ambiente Italiano events to raise the awareness and importance of heritage in our beautiful country.The new event of the Fai - Fondo Ambiente Italiano in Veneto will take place in as many as 4 cities: Venice, Verona, Lendinara (Ro) and Padova.To join the Fai marathon you do not need to be professional or trained athletes, it is enough to just want to spend some time outdoors enjoying the beautiful scenery offered by Veneto! The Fai Marathon is first and foremost a cultural event, a meeting point between discovery and new points of view: a marathon of interesting routes and games organized by the many volunteers of the Fondo Ambiente Italiano, which will include historical monuments, squares and streets that each of us may see regularly without stopping for a moment to really observe them.Organised by the Fai - Fondo Ambiente Italiano in collaboration with The National Lottery, Fai Marathon is open to everyone. With a small contribution paid at the time of registration all participants will receive a marathon bib, a backpack, a postcard to collect stamps at the various stages of the marathon and to win an exclusive marathon scarf, and a free ticket to the Fai Sites. A unique initiative promoted by the Fai Fondo Ambiente Italiano in 2012!A fascinating Fai marathon to run with your eyes to help preserve the unique natural and artistic heritage of Italy. This is a new proposal in addition to the many Fai events calendar of autumn 2012 to raise awareness and invite Italians to contribute and support the cultural heritage of our extraordinary country.These are the cities chosen by Fondo Ambiente Italiano in Veneto:Fai VeneziaStarting from 10.00 am to 11.00 am at the State Archives (Campo dei Frari, San Polo 3002)Fai VeronaStarting at 11am in Piazza San ZenoFai Leninara (Ro)Starting at 3pm at the Church of St. SophiaFai PadovaStarting at 11am at the Castle CarrareseThanks to Fai Veneto events an opportunity get to know and appreciate Veneto and for everyone! Children and adults can participate in the first edition of Fai Marathon "run with your eyes" along fascinating routes in Venice, Verona, Lendinara and Padova!