There are just under 100 days left before the start of the twelfth edition of the international road running event organized by Venicemarathon and which will take place in May.
Venice, 16 February 2023 – The Jesolo Moonlight Half Marathon &10K, as per tradition, will be held again in the second half of May, on Saturday 20, one week before Pentecost.
The international 'moonlight' road running event, organized by Venicemarathon with the patronage of the City of Jesolo and the support of Jesolo Turismo, will thus kick off the opening of the summer season and bring thousands of enthusiasts to the coastal roads runners from all over the world.
In fact, the Jesolo Moonlight formula includes three different distances, suitable for all ages and abilities: the competitive half marathon for the more expert athletes, the competitive and non-competitive 10K for those who love shorter distances, and the Jesolo Alì Family Run, about 3 kilometers long, dedicated to families, children and movement enthusiasts.
"Also this year with the Moonlight Halfmarathon Jesolo is heading towards the warm season - declare the mayor of the City of Jesolo, Christofer De Zotti, and the councilor for sport, Martina Borin - The event has demonstrated, and confirmed year after year, the its growing attractiveness towards athletes and the ability to create an induced activity for the entire city in a period that precedes summer by a month and during which, this year, various sporting events of an international nature will take place. more a sport-friendly city, where physical activity is supported and promoted because it is the basis of a correct lifestyle but also because it means fun, passion and socializing.The Moonlight Halfmarathon will again this year be a container of all these values and together, as certified by the many thousands of subscribers registered in each edition, an opportunity for local businesses".
"We are committed to organizing this twelfth edition with great enthusiasm and we are happy to bring the event back to the second half of May. On the other hand, the decision to organize the Moonlight in this period had been studied specifically from the beginning as a promotional event opening of the tourist season, also by virtue of the numerous foreign athletes who every year combine a weekend of sea and relaxation.We thank the municipal administration for the continuous and constant support in all our organizational phases and for showing more and more affection every year to the event" - these are the words of the president of Venicemarathon Piero Rosa Salva.
The departure of the longer races will be around 20, while the Alì Family Run will heat up the wait, taking place in the late afternoon again on Saturday 20 May.
There are currently around 2,000 registered participants and registrations are available on the official website of the event.
Confirmed the spectacular route that will offer an alternation of different naturalistic aspects such as the river, the pine forest, the promenade and the beach, combined with the romantic colors of the sunset and the charm of the sea. Piazza Milano, the nerve center of the event, has also been confirmed, in which the Moonlight Village will be built, which will enliven the entire area with the presence of the athletes, lots of good music and entertainment.
Immediately after the finish line, the masseurs of the Diabasi School will take care of the tired muscles of the athletes. Furthermore, fatigue can be soothed to the rhythm of the music by the deejays of Radio Bellla & Monella and Radio Piterpan, during the Moonlight Party, which will be set up immediately after arrival and dedicated to all participants and accompanying persons.
The 12th Jesolo Monlight Half Marathon is an event included in the international calendar of the International Association of Marathons AIMS and recognized by the Italian Athletics Federation F.I.D.A.L. as a Silver Label event.
There are already several companies that have confirmed their support such as: Honda, Alì, Pro Action, San Benedetto, Bavaria, Palmisano, 1/6H Sport. Morato, Diabasi and the media partners Corriere dello Sport, Tuttosport, Radio Bellla & Monella and Radio PiterPan.