Saturday, April 13, starting at 9pm from the San Basilio port area in Venice, the fourth edition of the night city trail organized by Venicemarathon with the patronage of the Municipality of Venice will start.
3,500 runners will run 16 kilometers and 51 bridges in the city.


Venice, April 1, 2019 - Venice is ready to welcome the 3,500 moving lamps that will illuminate calli and campielli on Saturday, April 13 for the fourth edition of the CMP Venice Night Trail, the night trail supported by the sportswear brand CMP and organized by Venicemarathon with the fundamental support of the Municipality of Venice and of the Port System Authority of the Northern Adriatic Sea and VTP.

The race will start at 9 pm from the San Basilio port area (Sestiere Dorsoduro) where there will be the CMP Venice Running Village, in the “Terminal Passeggeri” building. The route will take runners to the most typical areas of Venice, with suggestive and spectacular passages on the Calatrava bridge, in Piazza San Marco, on the Accademia bridge and along Punta della Dogana. The kilometers to be ran will be 16 and 51 bridges to deal with.

The big party will begin in the early afternoon on Saturday, around 3 pm, with the official opening of the exhibition area and the cutting of the ribbon. The Village will welcome all the athletes enrolled in the race for picking up the bibs and race packages and the many sponsoring companies that will promote the latest news in the field of sportswear, sports shoes and nutrition.

San Basilio is easily reachable on foot for those coming to Venice by train, while for those traveling by car, the Venicemarathon will organize a shuttle bus service from the San Giuliano Park in Mestre to carry them and return all those who choose to leave car in the parking lots of Porta Blu, Gialla and Rossa or in the parking lot of Forte Marghera. The buses will leave from 2.45pm (last one at 7.00pm). The organizers also recommend the tram as a convenient and fast means of transport to reach Venice from the San Giuliano Park.

Those who arrive by car can take advantage of the reduced rates offered by Interparking for the Venezia Tronchetto Parking car park.

The CMP Venice Night Trail adheres to the #EnjoyRespectVenezia project, that wants to become the participants aware of adopting responsible behavior that respects the environment, the landscape, the artistic beauty and the identity of Venice and its inhabitants. In addition, the event is part of the rich calendar of events " Le Città in Festa - Primavera ".