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The Rome marathon is underway, the charge of 40 thousand runners – News

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The Rome marathon is underway, the charge of 40 thousand runners – News

The Acea Run Rome The Marathon is underway, the Rome Marathon which this year celebrates its 29th edition with record attendance. Over 19 thousand runners from all Italian regions and 110 nations are expected at the starting line of the 42,195 km. In total there are an estimated 40 thousand registered people, including those who will take part in the Acea Run4Rome solidarity relay and the 5 kilometer Fun Run.

The marathon route

ROADS CLOSED AND BUSES DIVERTED: Due to the preparation of the departure facilities, in via dei Fori Imperiali, from 8pm on Saturday to the end of service, via dei Fori Imperiali will be closed to vehicular traffic (the stretch of Largo Corrado Ricci/Piazza del Colosseo). Furthermore, from 00.01 on 17 March and until no longer necessary, the roadway of Via Celio Vibenna and Via di San Gregorio, between Piazza del Colosseo and Piazza di Porta Capena) and Via Cavour, between Via dei Serpenti and Largo Corrado will be closed to vehicular traffic. Ricci. Deviation of lines 51, 75, 85, 87, 118, nMB, n3d, nMC is expected. From 8am on Sunday the roads along the route will be progressively closed. The reopenings are scheduled from 3.30 pm. From the start of the service to the end of the event, the Colosseum station of metro B will be closed. All the details of the mobility plan on the website romamobilita.it.

THE DEPARTURE AT THE IMPERIAL FORUMS, THE ROUTE: The runners started at 8.30 am from via dei Fori Imperiali, this year closer to the Colosseum. The direction of travel also changes: no longer towards Piazza Venezia, closed off by construction sites, but towards the Colosseum. After passing in front of the Flavian Amphitheater and the Arch of Constantine we go towards the Basilica of San Paolo. In via Valco di San Paolo, between via Ostiense and via Marconi, on the way to the Piramide Cestia, you will reach the southernmost point of the race. Then the turn towards Testaccio, Lungotevere Aventino, Lungotevere de’ Cenci and Lungotevere dei Tebaldi up to via della Conciliazione.

The route will then take the direction of Castel Sant’Angelo and down towards the Foro Italico. On the Duca D’Aosta Bridge the turning point and the return towards the centre. The marathon runners will go towards Piazza del Popolo and the Twin Churches and then travel the 7 km of wonders: via del Corso and via del Babuino. After having skirted the Circus Maximus there will be the last km with the Arch of Constantine and the Colosseum again in front, the final meters with the finish line again at the Imperial Forums.

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