Verona Marathon 2012: sport, competitions and fun in the long running Verona marathon!

07 October 2012

Now in its 11th edition, the Marathon in Verona Italy 2012 returns Sunday, 7 October for an unmissable day of sports in Verona and its beautiful province. Launched with many new features, the Verona Marathon is once again on the podium of the largest sports events in Verona!The first change concerns the location of the Verona Marathon, completely renovated and highly suggestive for both runners and for the public. Flat and completely closed to traffic, the Verona Marathon 2012 will start in Valpolicella, precisely S. Ambrogio, for a route that will come up from the Wine Road in Verona, then twist between the charming streets of the old town and finish for the first time inside the Verona Arena. For the first time, the famous amphitheatre will host the awards ceremony and the arrival of the Verona Marathon 2012 making this great sporting event even more spectacular and exciting.The October Maratona Verona 2012 offers a whole new route also in its running formats: a classical marathon of 42.195 kilometers; a Duomarathon formula, to be shared with a partner, for the first 26 km and 16.195 for the second with a swapping station at the indoor stadium of Verona; formula Race10, the last 10 km of the marathon, starting in Piazza Bra, and finally Last10, the same route but open to all, non-competitive and in support of solidarity. 40% of the registration fee for this version of the marathon, in fact, will be donated to a charity chosen from among those who have joined the initiative.The next Marathon in Verona is already shaping up as one of the most exciting Verona events in 2012, a day of sports, entertainment and solidarity that will give thrills! A fascinating journey within Verona, culminating in the historic streets of the centre, to get in touch with the history and art of this ancient city. Not to mention the arrival in the magical setting of the Verona Arena...The date of the Verona Marathon 2012 is already fixed: on 7 October do not to miss this great sports festival in Verona!And to fully experience the marathon and its intense atmosphere, spend a night soaking up the atmosphere of Verona's nightlife by booking one of the many hotels in Verona.
By Insidecom Editorial Staff