The Race






08.00 – Gathering of the runners at the starting gate, Palalottomatica ( Roma Eur )
08.40 – All personal bags must be handed over by this time
09.00 – All runners must be in the starting grid by this time
09.05 –  Start of the race for the differently able athletes
09:10 – First Start of Romaostia Half Marathon

09:25 – Second Start of Romaostia Half Marathon

9:35 – Third Start of Romaostia Half Marathon

10.15 – First Arrivals
10.45 – The award ceremony begins
11.00 – Pick up of cash and sports material prizes Sporting beach Bathouse
12.40 – 3h 00′ time limit expires
12.30 – The shuttle bus leaves from Ostia to the Hotels


Rome Eur Palalottomatica


OSTIA Piazzale Cristoforo Colombo (Rotonda)


21,097 Kilometers / 13,112 Miles


The varied course ROUTE is a fast one with some light up-and-down hill stretches.
Starting at the Palazzo dello Sport, the route runs through Rome Eur, then runs the entire length of via Cristoforo Colombo (17,200 km), then up and down the seafront, 280 mt each way, to the finish line at the round-about. (La Rotonda). 💡 Download the route


Men: Yego Solomon Kirwa ( KEN ) – 58’44” (2016)
Women: Kiplagat Florence Jebet ( KEN ) – 1h06’38” (2012)

Time Limits

Km 10: max time – 1h 40′
Km 15: max time – 2h 30′
Finish:  max time – 3h 30

N. B.: After these times, the organisation can nolonger gaurantee that the route will be completely closed to traffic.


The Pacemakers are expert athletes that run at a steady pace and help the participants to acheive the chronometric result desired.


Your time will be monitered from the moment you pass the starting line, till the moment you pass the finish line and at three other point along the way thanks to special sensors that register the progress of your chip.


Time and ranking will be available immediately after the race. There are also three timeclocks along the route, to check your time. The first is ath the starting line, the next at km 5, then km 10, then km 15, and one at the finish line.


Expiration date Price
Until to 28/09/2017 27,00 euro
From 29/09/2017 to 30/11/2017. 32,00 euro
From 01/12/2017 to 15/02/2018. 37,00 euro


IMPORTANT: it is the amount to be paid on the date of payment and not the date of enrollment in the race.
Ex: if you have registered before December 01 but you pay after 2017 December 01 you will have to pay to make a deposit of 37 euros instead of 32.

Water and Sponge Provisions

There will be water and sponge provisions along the route. Three stations at around kilometers 5,11, and 16 and one spunge station (unless there are particularly difficult weather conditions), around Km 13. At these stations, athletes who drop out off the race along the way may hand in their chips. There will be a ‘sweeper bus’ and ambulance behind the last athlete. It will also be possible to turn in the chips on the ‘sweeper bus’ for athletes who drop out along the way. At the finish line there will be refreshments including water, tea, and fruit.

Assigning of Bib Numbers

At the starting line, the runners will be divided into 6 grids according to their bib numbers. Each grid’s bibs will be of a different colour.

Bibs and Race Bag Pick Up

Read More -> Expo RomaOstia


Romaostia S.r.l.
Viale Marco Polo, 104
00154 Roma (RM) – Italia
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from Monday to Friday : 9.15 -13 / 15.15 – 19.00

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