Rio de Janeiro Marathon
About the Race
When: 8 July 2012
Where: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This beautiful point-to-point race starts out in Recreio Beach on the west side of the city, weaves through city streets, takes you for a long run beside the famous coastline and beaches like Copacabana and Ipanema before sending you uphill and finally into Flamengo Park. Comments from people who have run this marathon focus on the beautiful scenery, the long flat stretches along the sea, and the convenience and ease of the check-in process.
- Distance – 42.2K
- Expected field of 18,000 runners
- 6 hour time limit
About the Destination
Vivacious, spectacular, energetic, stunning – these are some of the descriptions that come to mind when you think of Rio de Janeiro. This city invites you in with its dazzling atmosphere and rich culture. You won’t want to leave before you’ve had a chance to see some of the most famous landmarks, museums, and beaches. Your itinerary could include a visit to the statue of Christ the Redeemer in Corcovado, a cable car ride to Sugar Loaf Mountain, a trip to Tijuca Forest just outside the city, or just spend some time relaxing on any of the beautiful beaches.
Special Marathon Package Includes:
- 4 night’s accommodation at the Merlin Copacabana (Date In: 5th July/Date Out: 9th July)
- Hot buffet breakfast daily
- Half-day city sightseeing tour
- Transfers to the start of the race
- Cocktail reception
- Services of Marathon Tours Staff*
- All taxes included
- Special marathon entry fee
Cost NZ$989.00 per person (double share)
Single supplement upon application
Airfares are additional, contact us today for different airline options on 0800 225 337 or email email@example.com
Note: There’s also a half-marathon as well
Visit the Rio de Janeiro official website for further information.
Contact us to create your personalised marathon tour at firstname.lastname@example.org.