Reggio Emilia Marathon - Sunday 10th December 2017
Reggio Emilia Marathon - City of Tricolore is today at its 22nd edition. Over the years it has become a key event of the Italian running season, which for many athletes ends precisely in December, the same month in which the well-known competition takes place. Reggio Emilia Marathon is characterized by a close relationship with its surrounding territory and many of the main local sports associations. Besides being an international event, Reggio Emilia Marathon is able to combine its welcoming inclination towards the Italian and foreign athletes to the traditional Emilian warmth and friendliness, meeting all specifc sport demands and offering many typical tasty culinary delicacies. An increasing attention is in fact growing around the tourism linked to the event: Emilia, the land of excellent food, offers tastings and visits to wine cellars and acetaie, together with great deals on local products, which can also be purchased at the Marathon Expo. The competition starts in the ancient city centre and develops through the contryside surroundings of the Po valley, reaching the Montecavolo and Quattro Castella hills, lands tied to the important history of Matilde di Canossa, before ending up again into the old town centre.
-€ 25,00 until February 28, 2017
-€ 33,00 until August 31, 2017
-€ 30,00 until October 31, 2017
-€ 43,00 until November 27, 2017
-€ 50,00 until December 4, 2017
Saturday 9th December 2017 it will be possible to ask for a slot (except in case all BIBS sell out earlier) at the cost of EUR 70,00.
-Visa or MasterCard payment on www.enternow.it
-Bank transfer, IBAN code: IT26 D056 5212 800C C023 0000 724 – Banca Popolare San Felice - to: Tricolore Sport Marathon
For bank transfer payments, to: Tricolore Sport Marathon a.s.d. Please specify the name/s of the registered athlete/s in the payment details (also for group registrations).
No payment made without the name of the registered athlete will be accepted.
It is a typical example of a city based on a Roman plan. Its geometry was probably also the origin of the hexagonal medieval city walls, which have almost completely disappeared today. Situated in a strategic position, it is near Bologna, Parma and Modena, that are three of the best cities to visit in Northem Italy. Reggio Emilia is also known because Italy’s tricolour flag was first adopted here in 1797. Although a small city, there are a lot of things to see. The tour may start from the Tricolour Hall (Sala del Tricolore in Italian) and its Museum. A must to see are the Basilica della Madonna della Ghiara and the Spazio Gerra with its installations of contemporary art of the last years. Reggio Emilia is known for producing Parmigiano Reggiano cheese and balsamic vinegar, a condiment for salad but also strowberries and many other dishes. It is also recommend tasting their herbed pumpkin ravioli when you find it on a menu. Nowadays, famous for its gastronomy and lifestyle quality. Come in Reggio Emilia, people are proud, yet friendly!