Italy may be shaped like a boot, but you are better off seeing it in a pair of sneakers. From beginner marathon athlete to advanced, there is a race for everyone. You can strap on your snowshoes and try for the La Ciaspolada, or strap on your gym shoes for a trek around the volcanoes of the Aeolian Islands. The most spectacular countryside on Earth, there is no shortage of races to be won.
Whether it is a half marathon at night, or an ultra marathon like the Royal Ultra Skymarathon through the alpine area located in the Gran Paradiso National Park, there are races for every level. One of the most romantic and culturally rich places in the world, see it corner to corner from a runner’s perspective.