The 2023 Firenze Marathon & Ginky Family Run

Participants in the Ginky Family Run

Sun. 26: FIRENZE MARATHON. Starts and ends in Piazza Duomo.  8:30 am.  

Residents and visitors will see the streets of Florence crowded with 8, 500 runners on Sunday for the Firenze Marathon. Athletes from all over will come together for the 39th edition of the Firenze Marathon.  Along with the main marathon, the Ginky Family Run and ‘MaratonAbile,’ a handcycling event, will also be held on the same day.

The marathon itself is 42.195 kilometers (26 mi). The route will afford a look at centuries of art, history and culture here in Florence.  The route takes the runner from the center of Florence, to the Fortezza da Basso and  Porta a Prato, the Cascine Park, San Frediano, piazza Pitti Ponte Vecchio to Campo di Marte and back.  Registrations are closed, however, more information about the event’s route and background can be found at

Registered runners will be given a kit containing ASICS running gear, the event’s official T shirt, and promotional material. Refreshment points available every five kilometers and bathrooms are located in each stop including the arrival area and the cloakroom, which will be located in Piazza Santa Maria Novella. A bus is available to anyone who withdraws in order to take them to the cloakroom and the changing room. A certificate will be given to all participants, with a medal being awarded to all runners who complete the marathon.

The starting line for the Ginky Family Run, is located Piazza della Repubblica, and the run will start at 9 pm. On Friday, November 24, and Saturday, November 25, one can register to participate at Marathon Expo (Palestra Wellness, viale Malta 10), from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm.  The registration fee is free for children under 14 and €10 for adults.