Waiting for springtime: Milano Marathon 2018 is coming!

This year the Milano Marathon 2018 date will be Sunday 8th April, the same of the Roma Marathon.

If you are planning to run both, no way, you have to choose!

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STARTING TIME AND AREA

The Milano Marathon will start at 9.00 hrs from Porta Venezia.

 

THE COURSE

The course of the Milano Marathon is a loop route, starting and finishing in Corso Venezia. The path is flat and fast, with an elevation gain of only 125 meters, and only 3.1 (concentrated in the first part of the race) of the 42 km has cobbles pavement. During the race the runners will admire many of the most beautiful historical monuments of Milan like the Duomo, La Scala theatre, the Arch of Peace and the Castello Sforzesco.

The average temperatures will be around 10°C (50°F) and 19°C (66°F).

Milano Marathon 2018 course

milano marathon 2018 course

 

THE T-SHIRT

The new technical t-shirts designed in two versions (for men and women) by EA7 Emporio Armani for Milano Marathon will be blue for the marathon runners and the orange for the realay runners.

The collaboration between Milano Marathon and EA7 Emporio Armani, is the symbol of the connection between fashion and sport, it gives more value to the race and crowns Milan as the Italian capital of running.

 

THE RELAY MARATHON 

The Relay Marathon, confirmed for the 2018 edition, will have the support of Europe Assistance. The fractions length will be between 7 and 13 km. There are the fractions:

1st leg: corso Venezia > via Mario Pagano 2nd leg: via Mario Pagano > via Federico Caprilli 3rd leg: via Federico Caprilli > via Benedetto Croce 4th leg: via Benedetto Croce > corso Venezia

The team must be of 4 people, also mixed (male and female), the time limit will be 5h 45’.

The Charity Program 2018 of the Relay Marathon assigned the available resources to many No Profit Organization that decided to participate to the fundraising project that last year gathered more than one million euro.

If you want to participate to the Europ Assistance Relay Marathon with GOGREEN Onlus organization and contribute to build an amusement park for the Paediatric Hospital San Paolo of Milan, send an email to info@gogreenonlus.com.

 

LAST EDITION

Edwin Koech winner Milano Marathon 2017

Last year the runners were 25000, with a growth of 43% of finishers. The winner Edwin Koech, completed the race in 2h07’13’’, a new record for Milano Marathon and his personal best. The Kenyan runner was followed by the compatriot Kenneth Mungara (2h09’37”) and the Ethiopian Abdela Godana, third with 2h10’05”. The Italian athlete Yassine Rachik arrived as sixth with a race time of 2 hours 13’ 22”.

 

Sources:

http://www.runveg.it/

http://milanomarathon.it/en/

http://www.sfilate.it/