Tag: Sport

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

Florence and Tuscany are ready to host the UCI World Championship 2013

At last Florence and Tuscany will have the great opportunity to enjoy such an international event: UCI World Championship 2013.

World Championship will take place from 22nd to 29th September in the cities of Florence, Lucca, Montecatini Terme and Pistoia and their streets will be crowded by the best cyclists in the world, both women and men belonging to the Élite, Junior and Under 23 categories.

Florence and the whole region of Tuscany are ready to host and welcome the fans coming from every corner of the world.

In addition, several side events and initiatives will be held, such as exhibitions,

Sport is for everyone: 2013 edition of World Masters Games 2013 will be held in Turin, Italy

This year, 2013 edition of World Masters Games will be held in Turin and the region of Piedmont from August, 2nd to 11th.

We are talking about the most important world sport event that is open to all the athletes who are over 30 years old, both men and women, and is able to attract thousands participants coming from every corner of the planet.

The word “Masters” suggests the age of athletes taking part in the competition, because they only need to have the required age and be card-carrying.

Such an event wants to celebrate competition, pure passion for sport,

Siena’s Palio is coming! 2013 edition of the world-famous Horse Race

Summer is coming, Siena’s Palio too!

Once again, Siena is ready for welcoming thousands visitors coming from every corner of the world who come to Italy for marveling at such a great yearly event taking place in Piazza del Campo, the famous shell-shaped square in the wonderful Tuscan town.

The first appointment of the Palio, the famous, yearly horse race, is scheduled On Tuesday 2nd July, and will see the 10 contradas (districts) of the city in a hard challenge. But how old is the tradition of the Palio? Just think that the borders of each contrada date back to 1729!

A Night Marathon, Extraordinary Open of Museums and Fireworks: this is how Florence celebrates its Patron

If you’re nearby Florence in these days, on Saturday 22nd June at 9 pm you can’t miss the San Giovanni Night Marathon that will start in Piazza San Giovanni (Cathedral Square) with a 10-km-long route passing through the most beautiful monuments in the town.

It’s one of the oldest races in Italy and nowadays it celebrates its 74th edition, organized on the occasion of Florence’s Patron Saint (June, 24th).

About 1,500 people