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Italy Marathons, Unlike Anywhere Else on Earth

Italy Marathons, Unlike Anywhere Else on Earth

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 a ... Continue Reading

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Palermo Marathon AND HALF MARATHON

Italy, Palermo 22 November, 2020
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Filippide Race 02.08.2020

Italy, Chiaramonte Gulfi 02 August, 2020

Ecomaratona del Collio - trail del collio

Italy, Cormons 10-11 October, 2020
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Lake Maggiore Marathon

Italy, Arona 01 November, 2020
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Marathon of the Cathedrals

Italy, Barletta 02 May, 2021
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Elba Island Marathon

Italy, Marina di Campo 04 October, 2020
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International Lake Garda Marathon

Italy, Malcesine 18 October, 2020

Generali Milano Marathon 2020

Italy, Milano 05 April, 2020

ColleMar-athon

Italy, Barchi 03 May, 2020

Avatrail

Italy, Molini di Triora 12 May, 2020

Vigolana Trail

Italy, Vigolo Vattaro 18 October, 2020

Lucca Marathon

Italy, Lucca 22 October, 2017

Things To Think About

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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.

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When traveling you might need an adaptor to use electrical plugs, so be prepared!

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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. 

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What will the weather be like for your event. Dressing appropriately can make the difference between a good time and a bad time, literally. 

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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.


Which Italy Marathons 2020 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 wannabe, or a seasoned dieharder, a perfect Italy Marathon 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 2020 events to participate in, choose the right one for you, register, and get training today!


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Palermo Marathon AND HALF MARATHON

Italy, Palermo 22 November, 2020
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Lake Maggiore Marathon

Italy, Arona 01 November, 2020
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International Lake Garda Marathon

Italy, Malcesine 18 October, 2020
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Filippide Race 02.08.2020

Italy, Chiaramonte Gulfi 02 August, 2020
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Elba Island Marathon

Italy, Marina di Campo New date 04 October, 2020

Good to Know

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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.

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The official currency of Italy is the Euro.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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