Venice Marathon on the 27th October 2013

Our member Derek Ockseniuk together with his partner Linda ran the Venice marathon on the 27th October 2013.

The race started at 9.30am on a warm day with Derek running at a steady pace to record a time of 4.55.35.

The route followed the river Brenda for 20km, through Mestri and San Giuliano park and into Venice crossing 14 bridges into St Mark’s square and the finish at the “Arsenal”.

Derek commented on the fantastic crowds, bands and superb marshalling of the event and voted this marathon his favourite.