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  • THE HANDBIKES’ GIRO D’ITALIA STARTS IN ROME TOGETHER WITH THE MARATHON / 16-03-2013

    On the occasion of the Rome Marathon, in which more than 14,000 runners from 18 nations are expected to participate, therewill be the start of the fourth edition of the Giro d’Italia of Handbikes. The onset of the stage race reserved for athletes with disabilities marks ...

  • ROMAFUN: THE CITY’S 4K STROLL / 16-03-2013

    Over 80,000 participants are expected to take part in the RomaFun, the 4-km non competitive race, also known as “La Stracittadina”. The start is set at 09:45 in Via dei Fori Imperiali right after the start of the marathon. The racecourse is the same as in the last years and will lead through some of the most scenic streets in Rome, ...

  • AT 9,30 AM the 19th ACEA MARATONA DI ROMA / 16-03-2013

    The 19th Acea Maratona di Roma, IAAF Gold Label Road Race is going to be held today, March 17th 2013. Start will be at 9:30 am from the Colosseum, with the finish line placed there too.  14,183 athletes have entered the race (11,871 men, 2,312 women). 8,016 runners come from Italy, 6,167 from abroad. 82 countries will be represented at the ...

  • START OF THE 19th ACEA MARATONA DI ROMA / 16-03-2013

    Punctually at 9:30 am started the 19th Acea Maratona di Roma. After the athletes with handbikes, 14.183 runners from all over the world accpeted the challenge to run the marathon on the scenic streets of the Eternal City. Some minutes later more than 80.000 people crossed the startline to participate at the 4k Roma Fun Run.  

  • FULL RESULTS ON MONDAY NEWSPAPER / 15-03-2013

    Before leaving Rome make sure to but a copy of Rome Sports Newspaper "Il Corriere dello Sport" next Monday, March 18th- the Rome / Lazio region edition will include a special Rome Marathon section with all finishers' names and times printed. This is a great memorabilia of such a fantastic and blessed edition of the Rome Marathon.

  • ETHIOPIAN RABO SEARCHES FOR VICTORY IN HONOR OF ABEBE BIKILA / 15-03-2013

    On Friday at the NH Hotel Villa Carpegna the press conference with the presentation of some of the top runners taking part in the 19th edition of Acea Marathon of Rome was held. Some of the most recognized athletes in contention for the success spoke about their expectations for the race on Sunday, March 17. The stated goal of some athletes, both ...

  • SHOWER FACILITIES AT THE END OF THE RACE / 14-03-2013

    The shower service is confirmed. The booths will be positioned near the Trajan's Column - Piazza Venezia

  • MORNING START NOW CONFIRMED / 14-03-2013

    Morning start - 9:30 - is now officially confirmed. More information to follow shortly, as well as full rade day information sheet.   RACECOURSE: (click to enlarge)

  • INAUGURATION OF THE MARATHON VILLAGE AT THE PALAZZO DEI CONGRESSI / 14-03-2013

    Today the Marathon Village, the official village of the ACEA Rome Marathon staged at Palazzo dei Congressi (Piazzale JF Kennedy 1) has been inaugurated. The traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony was attended by the Director of Sports of Rome, Alessandro Cochi, the chairman of the Committee on Culture, Sport and Youth Policy of Rome, Federico ...

  • WELCOME TO OUR EXPO / 11-03-2013

    It's Rome Marathon exhibition week! Join us at the Marathon Village 2013, one of the finest and richest sports and outdoor trade shows of the year. Three days packed with presentations, conferences and side-events where you can start breathing the Rome Marathon atmosphere. More than 100 exbibitors, with all the world's top running brands. Great ...

  • >>smart, official car of Acea Maratona di Roma 2013 / 11-03-2013

    smart, official car della 19^ Acea Maratona di Roma, ti aspetta anche quest’anno con sorprese, giochi e importanti premi. Iscriviti subito al concorso "smart run fortwo 2013" sul sito www.smart.com, riceverai 3 euro di sconto sull’iscrizione alla RomaFun e se partecipi Trofeo smart run fortwo 2013, potrai vincere una ...

  • STATS AND INTERESTING FACTS / 10-03-2013

    14,183 athletes (8,016 Italians and 6,167 from abroad) have entered the 19th Rome Marathon. 11,871 men and 2,312 women are ready to pound the streets of the Eternal City. Practice your "bonjour" if you wish to be friendly on the race day, as 1,262 marathoners come from France. Full stats available here.

  • OFFICIAL STATEMENT BY RACE ORGANIZERS / 09-03-2013

    A decisional meeting about the Rome Marathon starting time and racecourse took place this morning with the Municipality and the Prefecture of Rome. Start is confirmed from Via dei Fori Imperiali in any case. The day of the Enthronement of the new Pontiff will be announced by the Holy See after the election.   Racecourse and starting time ...

  • PAPAL CONCLAVE: MARCH 8 UPDATES / 08-03-2013

    Cardinals have announced today that the conclave to choose a new Pope will begin on Tuesday, March 12. On the same day, a desisional meeting with the Municipality and the Prefecture of Rome will take place to see where we stand with the Marathon. As previously stated, in case of Enthronement of the new Pontiff falling on March 17, we are likely to ...

  • 2013 ROME MARATHON OFFICIALLY PRESENTED TODAY / 06-03-2013

    The 19th Rome Marathon has been officially presented today in a press conference held at the MACRO contemporary art museum.Mayor of Rome Gianni Alemanno: “Logistic-wise, we know it’s going to be a very challenging day for the city, with the concurrence of the Papal Conclave. We decided to confirm the date to show respect to the ...

  • RACE DAY: RUNNERS TRAVEL FOR FREE ON ROME'S TRANSPORT NETWORK / 05-03-2013

    Thanks to the Council for Mobility of Rome Capital City and to ATAC – Transport for Rome, on the race day runners wearing marathon or 5k bib travel for free on buses, trams and metro. Details to be announced soon.

  • MARATHON CONFIRMED ON MARCH 17: RACE DAY EVENTUALITIES / 02-03-2013

    Following this week's summits and today's statement of the Mayor of Rome Gianni Alemanno, confirming the Rome Marathon on March 17, these are the eventualities for the race day.A) ONLY IF THE POPE'S ENTHRONEMENT FALLS ON THE MARATHON DAY, due to the ceremonies at the Holy See, race start will be postponed to the afternoon, no later than 4:00 pm. ...

  • OFFICIAL STATEMENT BY RACE ORGANIZERS: RACE DAY IS CONFIRMED, MARCH 17 / 01-03-2013

    After this afternoon's summit held by Enrico Castrucci (President of the Rome Marathon), Gianni Alemanno (Mayor of Rome) and Alessandro Cochi (Councillor for Sports of the Municipality of Rome), and after consulting with the Prefect of Rome, Giuseppe Pecoraro, the Rome Marathon date has been confirmed for Sunday, March 17.   Should the ...

  • PAPAL CONCLAVE: RACECOURSE INFORMATION / 27-02-2013

    Dear runners,   several meetings with Institutions and police forces took place during this week (and a few others will this coming weekend) to figure out what we can expect for the race day, March 17th, in relation to the Papal Conclave.   By Monday, March 4th we will inform you about all possible eventualities and share with you ...

  • Rome and Tokyo Marathons are united in the name of Abebe Bikila / 25-02-2013

      TOKYO: Dennis Kipruto Kimetto defeated defending champion and fellow Kenyan Michael Kipkorir Kipyego to claim his first victory in the Tokyo marathon yesterday, one of the 6 World Marathon Majors, connected with the Rome Marathon by a close friendly relationship established in 2009.   Kimetto, the runner-up in his debut at Berlin ...

  • MARATHON SURVEY / 22-02-2013

    Sapienza University of Rome, in cooperation with the Rome Marathon, is collecting data for a survey on runners' habits, in order to draw psychological profiles of sportspeople. Click here if you wish to take part in the survey (it's available Italian only) - you can download and print your personal profile at the end of the poll.

  • RUN FOR A GOOD CAUSE / 19-02-2013

    Are you running for a charity? Do you have interesting stories to tell? Then we'd like to hear from you. Please contact comunicazione@maratonadiroma.it to share your best Rome Marathon charity narratives, or post them on facebook.com/maratonadiroma to interact with other marathoners.

  • ROME MARATHON PUB TOUR / 18-02-2013

    Savour the marathon atmosphere as the race day approaches – from Monday 11 to Saturday 16 discounts and marathon menus in these bars.   Heaven Gourmet Restaurant - Viale di Porta Ardeatina 119 Industrie Mp2 - Largo Vercelli 9 Charro Cafè - Via Monte Testaccio 73 Bulldog Inn - Corso Vittorio Emanuele II ...

  • Rome Marathon After-Party: End Your Marathon Weekend With a Bang! / 15-02-2013

    Guess what? The Marathon is over and it's time to party! Runners, friends, spectators: we are delighted to invite you to keep celebrating for a few more hours at the post-race After-Party at Lian & Teatro Centrale Carlsberg. Music, food and entertainment as only Rome knows how – What a perfect occasion to show off your spankin' new and ...

  • A special “Honda Live Tour” anticipates the Rome Marathon. / 15-02-2013

    For those who want to combine physical exercise with a fun ride on two wheels, from March 14th to 16th Honda will be present at the Marathon Village with a special edition of Honda Live Tour, the annual tour that allows enthusiasts to try their favorite bike doing a test ride in complete safety.   After the Motodays exhibition, with a ...

  • YOUR NAME ON THE BIB? HURRY UP WITH YOUR REGISTRATION / 13-02-2013

    In order to get your name on your bib, make sure to complete your registration by Monday, February 25th. Due to printing schedule, we cannot guarantee bib personalization to runners completing their registration after that date.

  • ROME'S TOP SPORTS MASS EVENTS TEAM UP / 12-02-2013

    The Rome Marathon, Italy’s largest 26miler, and the Gran Fondo Campagnolo Roma, one of the country’s finest amateur bicycle races, have teamed up.   The partnership has been announced today in a press conference held at the Hotel Kolbe in Rome. President of Italy’s National governing bodies for cycling Renato Di Rocco has ...

  • ST. VALENTINE'S DAY PROMO OFFER: 2 FOR 1 ENTRY / 11-02-2013

    That's Amore! Register to the Rome Marathon 2013 with your beloved one on St. Valentine’s day and get 2 entries for the price of one (EUR 80.00)   Download here the registration form (EN, DE, ES, FR) and send it per fax (+39 06 4065 064) or email (iscrizioni@maratonadiroma.it) together with a proof of the payment (bank transfer only, ...

  • LEGIONARIES & PRAETORIOANS: AVE, RUNNERS! / 08-02-2013

    Running the Rome Marathon makes you feel like an emperor? This year we'll be providing you with an even more impressive start: Legionaries and Praetorians, with incredibly well-refined costumes, will be standing there to wish you good luck. And at the finish line they will be welcoming you like heroes, after your 26.2 miles. The initiative is in ...

  • Archeo-running, history teachers wear trainers / 07-02-2013

    Ok, you're about to run on one of the world's richest and most beautiful marathon courses. Is your stopwatch all your eyes are really interested in? We've got a better option. CoopCulture, in cooperation with Timorosi Astenersi and Passo Capponi running clubs, now gives athletes the opportunity to enjoy the Rome Marathon together with a team of ...

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