Su e Zo per i Ponti di Venezia 2013

07 April 2013

On Sunday 7 April 2013 one of the biggest sports events in Venice returns. Su e Zo per i Ponti di Venezia 2013 is a fun event dedicated to those who want to explore Venice with a difference!Enter now to be part of major sporting events in Venice, Italy the Su e Zo per i Ponti 2013 celebrates its 35th edition, an important milestone that testifies the great success of this unprecedented race in Venice, Italy since 1975.The Su e Zo per i Ponti Venezia is a non-competitive running event involving young people, families, sports groups, religious associations and sports enthusiasts in a leisurely stroll through Venice in friendship and solidarity. Amongst the Su e Zo per i Ponti Venice participants there are numerous folk groups who, with varied costumes, shows and music, give a festive touch to this great multicultural event.In a few years Su e Zo per i Ponti has become one of the most significant running races in Venice for the strong spirit of brotherhood and solidarity that has always distinguished it. Su e Zo per i Ponti Venice continues to renew itself year after year thanks to the enthusiasm and commitment of more than 500 volunteers who make this event possible, supported by contributions from employers, banks and public institutions.Two paths and two different starting points in order to enable everyone to participate in the Su e Zo per i Ponti: the long route starts in St Marks Square - 12 km and 48 bridges - and the short course - 6 km and 26 bridges - leaves from Venice Saint Lucia train station. For both departures, the path of the Su e Zo per i Ponti in Venice ends in the beautiful setting of St Marks Square.Streets, bridges, squares and pavements , the Su e Zo per i Ponti Venezia race through almost all districts, allowing those who participate an opportunity to admire Venice in all its glory, from the great classics - such as St Marks Square, the Biennial Gardens , Lista di Spagna, Punta della Dogana, the Zattere and the Academy and also lesser known places like the Arsenal, the Fondamenta Nuove and the Misericordia, Santo Stefano Square and the church of St Moses.As every year, the map of the Su e Zo per i Ponti route is designed to ensure the smooth running of an event that attracts between 10,000 and 12,000 people every year, with refreshments points and assistance along the way.The literary path of the Su e Zo per i Ponti has also been revived and organized for the third consecutive year by Simone Caltran. The 2013 edition is dedicated to music in Venice as this charming location offers a series of unusual steps that show the links between some of the places in Venice and music.Do not miss the Su e Zo per i Ponti di Venezia 2013! A great festival dedicated to sport in Venezia and solidarity to get in touch with the soul of this fascinating city.
By Insidecom Editorial Staff