74th St. John's Evening Run Saturday, 22 June 2013, 9 p.m.

As from today, we are off to the last big running event along the roads of Florence before summer sets in, the most sought after, the competitive race above all others: the St. John's Evening Run, now in its 74th year, the second oldest in Italy. As from Monday, 27 May, registration lists are open for this evening run through the roads of the historic center of Florence (departure and arrival in the Cathedral Square) for the classic 10 km coupled with the 4 km non-competitive Family Walking. The event is organized by Florence Marathon under the auspices of the Municipality of Florence and will take place on Saturday, 22 June. The meeting place is in the Cathedral Square at 7 p.m. and starts at 9 p.m. All participants will receive the official Asics t-shirt with colorful design by the Florence artist Alessandro Ciappi.

Enrolments can be made right up until Friday, 21 June at:
Isolotto dello Sport, via dell'Argingrosso 69 a/b, tel/fax (+39)(0) 55 7331055
Training Consultant, Via Fra Giovanni Angelico 6, tel. (+39)(0) 6236163
Firenze Marathon, V.le M. Fanti 2, tel (+39)(0) 55 5522957, fax 5536823, from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., or by fax together with the postal order payment slip, or through post office Firenze Marathon account n° 1822914.

The registration fee for the competitive 10 km race is €10, and for the non-competitive 4 km run €8.

There are three prize classifications: male, female, male veterans.

The first 10 organizations with the greatest number of registrations received by 6 p.m. on 21 June 2013 (minimum 10 athletes) will receive a prize. The first 5 sports clubs, summing the points among the first 200 athletes to cross the final line, will receive a prize.

For those coming from outside Florence to participate in the St. John's Evening Run, a special package is available from Albatravel. The package consists of:
Fast train (tav) ticket + overnight in 4 or 3 star hotel + enrolment for the race + supper at the Hard Rock Cafe in Florence (with choice of menu between: Hard Rock Burger, or Cheeseburger, Veggie Burger, Caesar Salade, and soft drink)

The price for the package per person, in double room including breakfast in 3- or 4-star hotels sono as follows:

departure from Rome € 192 or €140
departure from Milan €210 or €158
departure from Bologna €165 or €125
departure from Naples €225 or €172
departure from Turin €210 or €158
departure from Venice €182 or €130

Supplements and reductions:
Reduction for a third bed -20%
Supplement for single room €25
Visitors' tax (to be paid directly in the hotel) €4 per person in a 4-star hotel, €3 in a 3-star hotel.

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