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Rome Marathon 2024, Italy

17 March


The Rome Marathon 2024 will take place on 17 March

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Fancy running 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 2024 Date?

The 2024 marathon will take place on 17 March. It will set off from via dei Fori Imperiali (Imperial Forum) in Rome, Italy.

Rome Marathon Route?

Running a marathon 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 marathon – 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 2024 was won by Taoufik Allam of Morocco (men), and Betty Chepkwony of Kenya, for the women.

How to Register for the Rome Marathon 2024?

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 2024

You will be able to find the Rome Marathon 2024 results, here.

Further Information

For any further information on running a marathon in Rome, click here.

Also, see Boston Marathon and London Marathon.


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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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