La Mezza di Egnazia
The San Domenico Hotels Group on November 18th will host an unmissable event for all sport lovers: “la Mezza di Egnazia”.
One of the most beautiful half marathons in Italy, held in the Puglian landscape, through olive trees, crystal-clear sea and charming “Masserie”.
Besides the 21 km Half Marathon there will be a 5 km Family Run, dedicated to families wishing to enjoy a pleasant outdoor experience between sport and taste. Along the course there will be refreshment points to discover true Puglian gastronomic traditions. The Family Run offers a perfect combination of sport, fun and charity: all the raised funds will be donated to “La Fontanella”, a non-profit organization helping disabled people in adulthood. (www.lafontanella.org)
The route is one of the highlights of the event: departure and arrival will be at the entrance of Borgo Egnazia, surrounded by magnificent millenary olive groves the route will pass along the seafront, crossing the fields of Masseria Cimino, running along the Roman Ruins of Egnazia, up to Masseria San Domenico. On the way back from the seafront of Savelletri, it will proceed to San Domenico Golf course and finally a short stretch inside Borgo Egnazia.
For every sport enthusiast, experts or beginners, starting from November 16th there will be the possibility to participate in the Running Camp with the twice winner of New York Marathon Orlando Pizzolato, who will suggest useful tips on training thanks to his over 20-years’ experience. Besides two running sessions, the camp will include the analysis of weight-bearing and foot pressure, the analysis of running technique and shoes, plus a session of flexibility, muscle strength training, postural balance and stretching, focused on runners.
Our partner: Polisport Ciclo Club
The event is organized in collaboration with "Polisport Ciclo Club", amateur sports association based in Fasano since 1979, an enthusiastic group of passionate athletes who take part in the most important national and international running events.