On Sunday, September 10th 2017 the international Half Marathon of Bologna reaches the 16th edition. The UniSalute RUN TUNE UP is one of road race on a distance of 21.097 kilometres among the most important in Italy. The route fully develops in the historic centre of Bologna, with a first part along the nearby surrounding boulevards. Departure of the half marathonMezza di Bologna is from Via Rizzoli at 9:30am, while the arrival is in Piazza Maggiore.
Everybody can participate, both professional and non-professional athletes, as well as beginners. This year the sports club membership is not compulsory, provided that the participant has a medical certificate for athletics.
Besides, as for previous editions, the non-competitive relay for couples Mezza & Mezza(Half & Half) is going to involve friends, husband and wife, workout buddies, colleagues, who will share the route distance, the second runner changing at Piazza XX Settembre.
As usual, the music of the bands of the project Suona Bologna will accompany both public and the runners along the way.