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Verdi Marathon – Salsomaggiore-Busseto

On Sunday, February 25th 2024 a marathon through Giuseppe Verdi’s birthplaces.

Verdi Marathon - Italy
25 Feb 2024 Emilia-Romagna -Salsomaggiore-Busseto (Parma)  Hobby | Sport

The Verdi Marathon, the international marathon that runs through Giuseppe Verdi’s birthplaces, returns for its 25th edition on Sunday February 25th, 2024 offering 4 different lengths: 42-30-21-10 kilometers. The 10 km is both competitive and for amateurs.

The competition starts from Salsomaggiore, famous for its thermal springs, passes Fidenza, Fontanellato and Soragna, famous because of their castles, Roncole Verdi, where Verdi was born, and ends in Busseto’s Giuseppe Verdi Square, right under the statue of the Maestro.

Accompanying the runners along the marathon are Verdi’s immortal arie, played on loudspeakers scattered throughout the marathon’s route.

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(photos: event’s official website)

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