Mestre – San Giuliano Park, Porta Blu (Blue Entrance)
Venice – Riva Sette Martiri
After starting from San Giuliano Park in Mestre (Porta blu - Venicemarathon Exposport Village) athletes will reach Venice crossing the 4 km long bridge: Ponte della Libertà (Freedom Bridge) to enter the new Harbour area and reach the historic centre of the city, where the nicest and most spectacular part of the race course starts. Runners will run by the Canale della Giudecca till the Punta della Dogana, here athletes will cross the Grand Canal on a floating bridge, built right for the Venicemarathon.Afterwards the track leads runners through St. Mark Sq. (if high tide permits), next to the Campanile and the Duce's Palace to reach the finish line in Riva Sette Martiri for the last kilometre.