Runners and Fans Get Set For The 2011 Rome Marathon
The runners of the Rome Marathon will Gather outside the 2,000 year old Coliseum to begin a 42 km journey taking in many of Rome's most beautiful historic sites, this coming March 20, 2011. The City of Rome will be alive for this exciting event.
- (1888PressRelease) October 22, 2010 - Every March thousands of runners show up for an exciting competitive run through the cobblestone paved streets of Rome. Gathering outside the 2,000 year old Coliseum, the runners of the Rome Marathon begin a 42 km journey taking in many of Rome's most beautiful historic sites. For those less athletically inclined, the beginning of the Stracittadina Fun Run occurs exactly 15 minutes after the marathon. This leisurely 4 km course is enjoyed by tens of thousands of people, young and old, every year.
Your next opportunity to experience these exciting events is March 20, 2011. Elena Bernardi, owner of Culturalitaly.com, says "The Marathon is one of my favorite events, because March is a great time of year to experience Rome."
The best way to secure your accommodations for this popular event is to reserve your rooms ahead of time. Cultural Italy offers a charming selection of lodgings in hotels, villas, castles, apartments, and farmhouses in great locations: http://www.culturalitaly.com/hotels.php