Next year’s edition of the annual Rome marathon, in all likelihood the most picturesque one in the world, will be the 21st. The starting time is 9am and the starting spot is on the Via dei Fori Imperiali. The exact date of the Rome marathon for 2015 is not known yet.
This year is only the third time the marathon of Rome is included amongst the most prestigious races of the International Athletics Federation, the IAAF Gold Label Road Race.
It is necessary to be there early in case you wish to have a good view of the many famous athletes participating in the 42km 195m race.
Participants need to finish the race within 7 hours.
Disabled athletes can enter for free.
Right after the official marathon the 4km Fun Run starts. Registration is only 7 Euros and anybody can participate and register whenever they want to, either at the Marathon Village, or at special registration points.
The Marathon VillageÂ in the Palazzo dei Congressi is open from March 20th until March 22nd from 10AM until 8PM. The address is the Piazza J.F. Kennedy, 1 – 00144 Roma. Admission is free and to get there you take the metro line B to the EUR Fermi stop.