Rome Marathon

Nights
from 3
Date
16 March 2025
  • Marathon

Enter the 2025 Rome Marathon with Marathon Tours & Travel

Rome is one of the most historic cities in the world. Steeped in history, you are welcomed with ancient buildings and landmarks. There really is no city like it. The 30th edition of the Rome Marathon will give you the chance to run through history, soaking in all Rome has to offer along the way. Starting from Fori Imperiali, passing in front of the Vittoriano, you will see the chariot-racing stadium the Circo Massimo, before enjoying the breeze of Lungotevere alley that runs along the river Tiber. You will then take in the impressive Castel Sant’Angelo, viale della Conciliazione and St. Peter’s Basilica before finishing. This is a route that is unmatched anywhere in the world. Throughout, you will be engaged and enthralled!

Travelling from afar? Run two races in one trip with us. Paris Half Marathon is the weekend before the Rome Marathon.

Run Rome the Marathon is an AbbottWMM Marathon Tours & Travel World Age Group Qualifying Race.

Meals Included

Meals Included

Daily breakfasts included and dinner on Saturday

Trip Extension

Trip Extension

Extra nights available on request

Accommodation

Accommodation

3 or 4 nights in an excellent centrally located hotel

Entry

Entry

Guaranteed 2024 Rome Marathon entry

Celebration Party

Celebration Party

Post-race celebration reception included

A Helping Hand

A Helping Hand

Services of Marathon Tours & Travel staff

Medal Bling

Medal Bling

Each race finisher will receive a medal

Travel Package Information

  • Itinerary

    • Rome Marathon Package/3 Nights/14th - 17th March, 2025

      Friday 14th March, 2025
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      Arrival Day

      Today you will arrive in Rome and should make your own way to the Starhotels Metropole by train, taxi or shuttle.

      We recommend you stop by the concierge desk at the hotel to book any additional city tours.

      This afternoon, you should plan to visit the Rome Marathon Expo to pick up your race bib and packet. More specifics on the Expo will be sent to you as the race gets closer.

      Enjoy the evening on your own.

       

       

      Saturday 15th March, 2025
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      Free Day & Pasta dinner

      Today is a free day. We recommend a tour of the Vatican or several other destinations nearby.

      If you did not manage to pick up your bib from the Expo yesterday we strongly advise you do this as early as possible today to avoid the rush later on!

      Tonight join us for a pre-race dinner at a local restaurant.

      (Breakfast and dinner included)

      Sunday 16th March, 2025
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      Race Day!

      Breakfast will be available early. Those running the Rome Marathon will easily be able to walk to the start from Starhotels Metropole. The race start area is just a 10 minute walk away.

      Please leave plenty of extra time to make your way through the crowds, drop off your bag (if you chose this option) and to find your specific start pen. On arrival at the start please follow the instructions of the race officials, run, and have fun!

      Upon finishing your race, you can leisurely walk back to your hotel for a free afternoon.

      Join us this evening for a group Celebration Reception.

      (Breakfast and Celebration Reception included)

      Monday 17th March, 2025
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      Departure Day

      Unless you have booked extra nights please check out of your room before 11:00am. Safe travels and we hope you enjoyed your Rome Marathon experience!

      (Breakfast included)

    • Rome Marathon Package/4 Nights/13th - 17th March, 2025

      Thursday 13th March 2025
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      Arrival Day

      Today you will arrive in Rome and should make your own way to the Starhotels Metropole by train, taxi or shuttle.

      We recommend you stop by the concierge desk at the hotel to book any additional city tours.

      Tonight, join us for a Welcome Cocktail Reception and trip briefing.

      (Welcome Reception included)

      Friday 14th March 2025
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      City Tour & Expo

      After breakfast, we will begin a four-hour guided walking tour of ancient Rome that includes a visit to the Colosseum and Roman Forum.

      This afternoon, you should plan to visit the Rome Marathon Expo to pick up your race bib and packet. More specifics on the Expo will be sent to you as the race gets closer.

      Enjoy the evening on your own. 

      (Breakfast included)

      Saturday 15th March 2025
      Show details Hide details

      Free Day & Pasta dinner

      Today is a free day. We recommend a tour of the Vatican or several other destinations nearby.

      If you did not manage to pick up your bib from the Expo yesterday we strongly advise you do this as early as possible today to avoid the rush later on!

      Tonight join us for a pre-race dinner at a local restaurant.

      (Breakfast and dinner included)

      Sunday 16th March 2025
      Show details Hide details

      Race Day!

      Breakfast will be available early. Those running the Rome Marathon will easily be able to walk to the start from Starhotels Metropole. The race start area is just a 10 minute walk away.

      Please leave plenty of extra time to make your way through the crowds, drop off your bag (if you chose this option) and to find your specific start pen. On arrival at the start please follow the instructions of the race officials, run, and have fun!

      Upon finishing your race, you can leisurely walk back to your hotel for a free afternoon.

      Join us this evening for a group Celebration Reception.

      (Breakfast and Celebration Reception included)

      Monday 17th March 2025
      Show details Hide details

      Departure Day

      Unless you have booked extra nights please check out of your room before 11:00am. Safe travels and we hope you enjoyed your Rome Marathon experience!

      (Breakfast included)

  • Packages & Rates

    • Guaranteed 2025 Rome Marathon Entry just £69

      We are pleased to offer you guaranteed entry for the Rome Marathon. You can buy the entry from Marathon Tours & Travel if you also buy the accommodation package from us.

      Marathon Tours & Travel Rome Marathon 2025 3 night package includes the following:

      • Three nights’ accommodation at the Starhotels Metropole in Rome
      • Breakfast daily at hotel
      • All included taxes at hotel
      • Pre-race Dinner
      • Post-race Celebration Reception
      • Services of Marathon Tours & Travel staff

      Not included:

      • Rome Marathon 2025 Entry
      • Anything not mentioned in inclusions above

       

      Marathon Tours & Travel Rome Marathon 2025 4 night package includes the following:

      • Four nights’ accommodation at the Starhotels Metropole in Rome
      • Breakfast daily at hotel
      • All included taxes at hotel
      • Half-day walking tour
      • Welcome Cocktail Reception
      • Pre-race Dinner
      • Post-race Celebration Reception
      • Services of Marathon Tours & Travel staff

      Not included:

      • Rome Marathon 2025 Entry
      • Anything not mentioned in inclusions above

       

      A longer stay?

      Contact us for a quote or use our easy booking tool to cost and book.

      Travelling with children?

      Contact us for a quote.

       

      Rates

      (All prices are per person in UK pounds sterling)Double OccupancySingle Occupancy
      3 night package - Starhotels Metropole - 14th - 17th March 2025£ 675 pp£ 1,110
      4 night package - Starhotels Metropole - 13th - 17th March 2025£ 939 pp£ 1,514
      Optional Extras
      (All prices are per person in UK pounds sterling)
      Guaranteed Rome Marathon 2025 Entry£ 69 pp
  • Hotels

    • 2025 - Starhotels Metropole

      Located in the city centre, near the Roma Termini railway station and the Rome Opera House, the Starhotels Metropole, with its evocative blend of comfort and class, shows Rome at its multifaceted best.  The start and finish area for Rome Marathon are reachable within a 10 minute walk as are the Colosseum, the Fori Imperiali and the Trevi Fountain

      The hotel’s 236 newly renovated rooms and suites which are an oasis of peace and relaxation away from the bustle of the city. The Apicio restaurant offers roman cuisine and the best of international dishes and the Bistrot Rendez Vous bar is the ideal setting for a coffee, a quick lunch or a cocktail.

       

  • Event Information

    • Race Date: March 16, 2025

      Race Time: 8:30 AM

      Organizer: Infront Italy S.p.A. in association with Corriere dello Sport S.r.l., Atielle Roma S.r.l. and Italia Marathon Club – amateur sports club, affiliated with the Italian Athletics Federation (FIDAL). You can find more information on the Run Rome The Marathon website.

      Course: The loop course will start near the Coliseum and pass many spectacular sites such as Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, Piazza Navona and the Vatican. There is also a 5K fun run starting immediately after the marathon. Entry for the 5K can be made on site at the Runner’s Expo.

      Temperature: The average temperatures in Rome are as follows: 9 am: 7°-8° C , 1 pm: 18°-19° C , 4 pm: 13°-14° C . It is always best to check the 10 day forecast before you depart your home city.

      Entry Fee: Entry to the marathon via Marathon Tours & Travel is £69.

      Eligibility: A medical certificate for competitive athletics is compulsory in Italy and must be valid on the date of the event and issued by the athlete’s general practitioner in the athlete’s country of residence.  Athletes have to produce the original medical certificate to the Marathon Village at the time of the bib number collection. All runners must be 20 years of age or older on race day.

      Time Limit: The course time limit for the Marathon is six (6) hours and 30 minutes. Streets are open to traffic and pedestrians in the late stages of the race.

      Number Pickup: Participants must personally pick up bib numbers and race packets. More details will be shared as soon they are available.

      Awards: Top three overall for males and females in the marathon.  In additional prizes will be awarded to the top three male and female runners based on age categories. For all athletes residing outside of Rome prizes will be shipped to the address indicated on the entry form. Each runner will receive a medal upon completion of the event.

      Difficulty: Mostly flat, some of the course is on cobblestone.

  • Registration & Booking

    • Conditions of Sale

      Please note we cannot sell race entry without accommodation package.

      How to Book

      To make your booking, click on the BOOK NOW button at the bottom of the page, ensuring that you select the correct number of rooms and types for all members in your party plus all the required extras. When you book, we will require a deposit to confirm your place.

      Payments

      When you confirm your booking, we will take a deposit payment. Subsequent payments are taken automatically.

      Travel advice

      Before you travel, check the ‘Entry requirements’ section for Italy’s current entry restrictions and requirements.

      Travel Insurance

      Travel insurance is an essential part of any holiday you take, and we highly recommend that you purchase suitable insurance for your trip. You must ensure that your travel insurance policy also covers you to participate in running events.

      Security Policy

      Marathon Tours & Travel’s security policy requires that anyone staying in our room block must be registered as part of our package. If a registered client attempts to house a non-registered guest and/or invite them to attend any of our scheduled activities, the registered guest’s tour package will be forfeited, and parties may be denied access to future tours. Please note that no exceptions will be made as this policy will be strictly enforced.

      Race Rules

      Our itinerary and details regarding the race are based on current information available at the time this package was released for sale. Whilst we expect the details to remain correct, changes are possible and will be confirmed nearer to the trip after the race organisers have confirmed final instructions. All race rules and procedures need to be followed.

      Starting Pens and Bib Numbers

      Although we are licensed to sell official entries for the 2025 Rome Marathon, we have no influence over the allocation of starting times and bib numbers. After purchasing your race entry with us, you will be sent a link to complete the registrations process. Please do not expect it immediately after booking – it will be sent when Rome Marathon sends the links to us. The race organisers will allocate you a starting time and bib based on the information you provide.

  • Additional Content

    • The Rome Marathon has become an important and popular staple in the marathon calendar and recently celebrated its 40th anniversary. The 2023 Rome Marathon was another incredible experience with 11,000 runners taking part in a fantastic event in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. One of those lucky runners was our Product Manager Sarah Boyd, here’s what she made of her Rome Marathon experience…

  • Testimonials

    • 2023 Marathon Tours Rome Marathon Trip

      I had a wonderful experience. This tour could not have been better. Bravo!

       

       

       

      2023 Marathon Tours Rome Marathon Trip

      My experience of taking part in the Rome marathon was definitely enhanced by going with your company. It was fun to meet and talk to fellow participants staying in the hotel. Sarah was very helpful and friendly. I would certainly consider your company again for similar events.

  • Seven Continents Club ®

    • The Seven Continents Club®️ (SCC) offers a unique opportunity for runners to run on all seven continents of the globe, as well as providing numerous benefits to its members. The club operates as a global frequent traveller club for runners, offering waitlist priority for high-demand events, early pre-registration periods for a number of races in popular destinations and tour package vouchers for money off international tour packages. What’s more, Seven Continents Club®️ rewards all its members for the extraordinary achievement of running marathons on each continent with their own special finishers medal and certificate of completion. Join the SCC today!

  • Abbott World Marathon Majors Age Group Qualifying Race

    • This event is an Abbott World Marathon Majors Marathon Tours & Travel Age Group World Championship Qualifying Race. If you achieve the automatic qualifying time for your age group, found here, you’ll be invited to the 2025 Age Group World Championship race (destination still to be announced). For more information on the Age Group World Rankings and Championship click here.

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