Rome Marathon

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Event Information

RACE DATE:  April 8, 2018

ORGANIZER: The Italia Marathon Club, with the technical and commercial collaboration of Atielle Rome srl, is organizing the Maratone di Roma (Rome Marathon).  You can find more information on the Maratona di Roma website.

COURSE: The loop course will start near the Coliseum and pass many spectacular sites such as Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, Piazza Navona and the Vatican. There is also a 5K fun run starting immediately after the marathon. Entry for the 5K can be made on site at the Runner's Expo. 

TEMPERATURE: The average temperatures in Rome are as follows: 9 am: 7°-8° C (44°-46° F), 1 pm: 18°-19° C (64°-66° F), 4 pm: 13°-14° C (55°-57° F). It is always best to check the 10 day forecast before you depart your home city.

ENTRY FEE: Entry to the marathon based on the timetable:

  • Guaranteed discounted race entry - $90.00 if booked before February 13
  • Guaranteed discounted race entry - $110.00 if booked March 21

ELIGIBILITY: A medical certificate for competitive athletics is compulsory in Italy and must be valid on the date of the event and issued by the athlete’s general practitioner in the athlete’s country of residence.  Athletes have to produce the original medical certificate to the Marathon Village at the time of the bib number collection.  All runners must be 18 years of age or older on race day. 

TIME LIMIT: The course time limit for the Marathon is seven (7) hours and 30 minutes.  Streets are open to traffic and pedestrians in the late stages of the race. 

NUMBER PICKUP: Participants must personally pick up bib numbers and race packets at the Marathon Village from April 5 to April 7, 2018.  Bibs and race packets will not be cumulatively provided to entire groups and/or sports clubs.

AWARDS: Top three overall for males and females in the marathon.  In additional prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female runners based on age categories.  For all athletes residing outside of Rome prizes will be shipped to the address indicated on the entry form.  Each runner will receive a medal upon completion of the event.

DIFFICULTY: Mostly flat, some of the course is on cobblestone.