Florence event | Firenze Marathon 2014
When: 30 November 2014Where: Florence, Italy
The 2014 edition of international classic road race, the Florence Marathon, is celebrating it's 31st year!
Thousands of athletes and fans from all over the world participate in this annual race on the last Sunday in November. Last year, there were 9,902 participants, from 67 nations, and 9,296 finishers. The Florence Marathon is now Italy's second-largest marathon (after Rome), and among the 20 most important in the world. The 42 km, 195 m route takes runners past the beautiful sights that have made Florence famous worldwide: Tuscan hills and countryside, Piazza Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Parco delle Cascine, the Ponte Vecchio, and Piazza Santa Croce. The road is entirely paved and incline-free, except for the short, slightly sloping stretch at the start - making it a fast race for the experts, and an enjoyable one for first-time marathon runners.Participation fees cost between €35 and €70, depending on how early you sign up! Register here.