FERRARA MARATHON and HALF-MARATHON
29th September 2019
On Sunday 29 September 2019 thousands of runners will take to the streets of Ferrara for this year's Marathon and Half Marathon.
Ferrara, Piazza Castello
Among the top ten international athletics meetings in Italy in terms of participant numbers, the 42 km event is made up of four competitions with around 1,500 athletes crossing the finish line on Corso Martiri.
Fringe events include:
THE CORRIFERRARA EXPO "The Marathon of Flavours" showcasing the products of Italy and its islands in Piazza Trento Trieste.
THE MARATHON VILLAGE in the area around Castello Estense.
Now in its 44rd year, the Ferrara Marathon road race was first held in 1909. The free-flowing route of the race will also allow runners to absorb the culture and beauty of the magnificent city of Ferrara.
Careful technical and logistical organisation will bring out the best performance in every athlete along a measured and certified course, with competitive 42.197 km and 21.095 km races, a7 km family fun run and an 800 m kids mini run.
Running alongside the main event will be "The Sport and Flavours EXPO - Taste the Piazza" on 29 September, offering a cornucopia of typical products from across Italy's regions.
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
07:.30: Athletes gather in Piazza Castello.
09:30: Start of theFerraraMarathon, Half Marathon and Family Fun Run.
EXPO from 09:00 to 21:00
Participation fees for the Marathon and Half Marathon change according to the registration date (see the website for details).