The Rome marathon takes place on Sunday 18th March this year. An estimated 15,187 marathoners from over 72 nations will participate in the event, putting Rome 5th in the World and 3rd in Europe.
There is also a Marathon Village (Palazzo dei Congressi) which is open from 15th March until 17th March, 10am until 8pm everyday. Runners can pick up their bib numbers and race packet for the Marathon and the 5k Stracittadina Fun Run. They can also visit stands, attend concerts and shows, utilise sports facilities and take part in the entertainment festivities. The estimated number of visitors to the village is about 87,ooo.
Full information about the marathon can be found at www.maratonadiroma.it