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Firenze Marathon

Quick facts

Location Firenze, Italy

Distance Marathon

About Firenze Marathon

This is Firenze (Florence) Marathon!Step by step all along its 42 kilometers and 195 meters you are surrounded by centuries of art, history and culture, a unique emotion that can only be experienced by those who run in Florence. Year after year, thousands of sportspeople and enthusiasts from all over the world come to participate in this classic race on the last Sunday in November.

The route takes you by all those landmarks of singular beauty that have made Florence famous worldwide: views over the enchanting hills and countryside, and passing right by the Cathedral Square, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio (to mention only just a few of historical importance), before entering the majestic Piazza Santa Croce. This great event in Florence has increased immeasurably recently: this extraordinary increase in participation also testifies to the constant attention given to the organization of the race. Florence Marathon is now the second Italian marathon (after Rome), and among the 20 most important marathons in the world. 

The race involves many narrow streets, but runners also pass by some amazing Italian scenery and architecture. This includes views of the surrounding hills and countryside and a route that passes the likes of the Cathedral Square, Piazza della Signoria and Ponte Vecchio.

Distances

Firenze Marathon

  • 42.195km

Practicalities

Aid Stations

Refreshment Points are situated every 5 kms. Water, tea, salts, lemons are available, and as from km 10 the above plus fruit, and as from km 25 the above plus a slice of tart. The first two tables of each refreshment point are personalized and reserved for top athletes. Sponge stations are located from km 7.5 every 5 kms (at km 12,5, km 17,5, km 22,5, km 27,5, km 32,5, km 37,5).

Award Medals

On the podium: the first 3 men and the first 3 women to finish the Marathon will receive awards. Also athletes in the Handbike, Wheelchair, Tetraplegic and Paraplegic categories. All athletes finishing the Marathon will receive the official medal of the Florence Marathon immediately at the conclusion of the race in the arrival area.

Firenze Marathon Route Map

Firenze Marathon Route Map

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Start:

Piazza S. Giovanni (Piazza Duomo)

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Highlights

Step by step all along its 42 kilometers and 195 meters you are surrounded by centuries of art, history and culture, a unique emotion that can only be experienced by those who run in Florence. Year after year, thousands of sportspeople and enthusiasts from all over the world come to participate in this classic race on the last Sunday in November. 

This extraordinary increase in participation also testifies to the constant attention given to the organization of the race. Florence Marathon is now the second Italian marathon (after Rome), and among the 20 most important marathons in the world. The route takes you by all those landmarks of singular beauty that have made Florence famous worldwide: views over the enchanting hills and countryside, and passing right by the Cathedral Square, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio (to mention only just a few of historical importance), before entering the majestic Piazza Santa Croce. The road is entirely asphalted and ramp-free, except for the short, slightly sloping stretch of road at the start, and these characteristics make it a particularly fast route appreciated by runners.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.