During the days of the marathon, all participants and their families can make the most of different ways to experience and explore Rome, the world’s top city for tourists
ROME – Rome, marathon, of course. 26.2 miles to run, either alone or in a team of four people for the Acea Run4Roma solidarity relay. And then there’s Rome itself: to explore, experience and enjoy with your family or friends in the days before and after the competition on 19 September 2021.
To guarantee the best possible experience, the organisers of Acea Run Rome The Marathon have come up with a range of options to suit all tastes. Unmissable experiences to be combined with the classic race day so that your trip to the Eternal City combines the best of the sport tourism that has become so popular in recent years – a great excuse for lots of people to run marathons around the world.
HOTELS – A selection of accommodation options including the Jamboo Group Silver Package and Gold Package with the offers on the official event website CLICK HERE.
A second possibility is with Italianway.house. Use the promo code ROMEMARATHON10, valid until 31/12/2021, for a 10% discount on bookings made directly on the website www.italianway.house.
EXPERIENCES – Below is a summary of the different ‘experiences’ available to runners and summarised on the official event website CLICK HERE
Parco Archeologico del Colosseo: Marathon, relay and Fun Race participants will be able to take advantage of a promotional ticket price (R.A.P. Ridotto Amici Parco) of 12 euros instead of 16 euros (plus 2 euros necessary to book in advance online). This reduced price is also valid for one person accompanying the participant for the period between 17 and 26 September 2021, booking in advance online and providing either your RRTM code or your bib number at the turnstiles. The ticket, valid for 24 hours, grants you entrance to the Colosseum and the permanent exhibition “The Colosseum tells its story” (but without the arena floor and the undergrounds) as well as entrance to the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill, 40 hectares of land that form the heart of ancient Rome.
Appia Antica Regional Park / Appia Antica Archaeological Park: A special card will give athletes registered in the marathon, the relay and the Fun Race free entry to all of the sites and archaeological areas in the park between 17 and 26 September 2021. The park will also be home to a mapped route of the highly popular Fun Race.
Archeorunning: This incredibly successful project was created by Isabella Calidonna to entice more people to practise sports and at the same time get to know different parts of Rome. In the days before and after the race, participants and their families will be able to experience the city with a little gentle exercise in the form of running or walking tours.
GTI – Guide Turistiche Italian (Italian Tour Guides) – Run to Rome, discover its beauties and explore the city like never before. Routes in and outside of the city with a professional guide. GTI and Kare srl Agenzia di viaggi Kamakare are waiting with open arms to welcome runners and their families on a journey of discovery that is guaranteed to be full of surprises. Special tours will be run at special prices for the marathon, led by our professional guides, all of whom are members of GTI – Guide Turistiche Italiane (“Italian Tour Guides”). Acea Run Rome The Marathon would like to offer a travel experience comprising the illustrious history of Rome and the Lazio region, provided in the following languages: English, Italian, French, German and Spanish. Take a look at the offers and choose a tour using your RRTM code or your bib number.
Villa Adriana: Free admission to THE VILLA ADRIANA on Monday 20 September for marathon runners and one companion upon presentation of your bib number. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, the ancient Tibur was built by Emperor Hadrian between 118 and 138 A.D. in a green and watery area near the town of Tivoli.
Art Card: Provides marathon runners and one companion with free admission to museums that are part of Rome’s Civic Museums System for a whole week, specifically on the days between 16 and 23 September.
Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica: Free admission to the Archaeological Park of Ostia Antica for two people on Saturday 18 September, upon presentation of your RRTM code and/or your bib number at the ticket office.