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Venice Marathon is back: Running in the Lagoon

Get ready! On 27th October, 28th edition of Venice Marathon will take place in the beautiful lagoon.

The A.S.D. Venice Marathon has always been in support of fundraising initiatives and still today tries to help the most unlucky and needy people by supporting the most important social issues. As a matter of fact, this year the Marathon will be run in order to help the “Walk of Life” project about genetic disorders by Telethon, the “Bambini in gamba” project by Alex Zanardi and the “Run for Water – Run for Life” project by Africa Mission.

The sport event will start at 9.20 am from Stra (a little town located 15 km away from Venice) and will end

Venice Historical Regatta on 2nd September 2012

For all Venetians and foreign visitors, on Sunday 2nd September will take place the famous Venice Historical Regatta.

It is the main event in the yearly “Voga alla Veneta” rowing calendar. This unique sport has been practiced in the Venetian lagoon for thousands of years and today it is well-known for the spectacular historical water parade preceding the race.

Many 16th century-style boats with gondoliers in period costume carry the Doge, the Doge’s wife and all the Venetian officials along the Grand Canal

It’s time to Run for Life, It’s time for 26th edition of Venice Marathon

Venice is one of the most charming cities in the world, a rare treasure famous for its architectural beauty, romanticism and peculiarities, such as living with high water, a phenomenon that is kept under control also by the Venice Marathon event staff.

The 26th edition of Venice Marathon will take place on Sunday 23rd October 2011. This year, probably the 7,000 athletes will be lucky: they will have the chance to cross the wonderful Piazza San Marco.

Start is located in Stra (a small country town about 25 km west of Venice), at the beginning of “Riviera del