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.
Which Italy Marathons 2019 Inspires You to Get Running?
Italy is undoubtedly one of the most culturally-rich nations in the world and the most beautiful too. Whether you are a newbie marathoner wantabe, or a seasoned dieharder, a perfect Italy Marathon 2019 is waiting for you. The perfect place for your destination marathon, if flat and fast is your forte, the Turin Marathon is a perfect choice. Race around this flat and fast course getting a glimpse of all the amazing architecture abound.
If a mixture of city life and countryside is the mix you want to take on, then the Maratona Di Ragusa is a perfect fit. Runners make their way through the narrow and old-world streets and then circle the vast hilly landscape that lies protecting it.
And for the trailblazer who wants to go where most humans have never been, the Brixen Dolomiten Marathon should top their marathon challenges list.For your next destination run, there is simply no beating the beautiful Italian countryside. Check out all the fantastic Italy Marathon 2019 events to participate in, choose the right one for you, register, and get training today!
Citizens residing outside the European Union are required to carry a passport that does not expire for a minimum of three months after arriving in Italy. Citizens of any European Union state are only required to present their national identity card.
The best time to travel to Italy is April to June or September to October. That is when the weather is moderate and crowds of tourists are at a minimum.
If you intend to rent a car to get around, you have to be a minimum of 21 years old. Although there are some rental companies who will rent to 18 year-olds, if you are under the age of 25, you will probably have to pay a "young driver's" surcharge.
WiFi service around Italy can be limited. If you need the internet for work, you might want to talk to your phone carrier about fees for making your phone a "hotspot" when traveling to Italy.
If you are using public transportation, map out your route ahead of time. The public transportation in Italy is excellent, so renting a car might not be required, but getting a feel for your way around ahead of time, might be.
When traveling you might need an adaptor to use electrical plugs, so be prepared!
Does the event you want to participate in have a limited participation number? If so, register ahead of time so you don't miss out!
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