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Rome Marathon 2023, Italy

March 9

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Fancy runnning a marathon in one of the most beautiful cities in the world? Then the Rome marathon could be the very race for you.

Along with Berlin, London and Boston, the marathon in Rome is one of the stand out long distance races in the world.

Rome Marathon 2023 Date?

The 2023 marathon will take place on 9 March. It will set off from via dei Fori Imperiali (Imperial Forum) in Rome, Italy at 08:30am.

Rome Marathon Route?

Running a marathon go in Rome is a wonderful experience. The 42-kilometre route takes in many of the most beautiful parts of Rome including the Colosseum, the Imperial Forum – which is the start and finish of the marahon – and the Piazza Venezia. There is an elevation of 30 metres on the route and around six kilometres of cobblestones. See the Rome marathon route map, although this is subject to change.

Rome Marathon route map
Rome Marathon route map

History of the Rome Marathon

The first Rome marathon was run in 1982 won by the great Belgian long-distance runner Emiel Puttemans. The course record stands at 2:06:48 for men, set by Fikre Bekele of Ethiopia in 2022, while the women’s record is 2:22:52 established by compatriot Alemu Megertu in 2019.

The Rome Marathon 2022 was won by Fikre Bekele, naturally, for men, and Sechale Dalasa, also Ethiopian, for the women. In 2022 there were 5,490 finishers.

How to Register?

If you wish to enter the race, you can click onto the registration form here. A standard entry fee is €99. You can find regulations for the marathon here.


The marathon now has achieved ISO 20121 certification through RINA in its pledge towards environmental sustainability.

Rome Marathon Results

You will be able to find results of the Rome Marathon 2023, here.

Further Information

For any further information on the run, click here.

Also, see Boston Marathon and London Marathon.


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