Federico II marathon, the number of partecipants hit the 600 entries. The marathon, organized by the Puglia Imperiale Tourism has taken place today, Sunday, March 7, starting at 9:30 am at the UNESCO site of Castel del Monte. The runners have run through an itinerary that combines sport, nature, environment, arts and tourism, passing through the town of Andria, the Castle of Barletta to arrive at finish close to the Cathedral of Trani.
485 runners have completed the full marathon, positioning the Frederick the second Marathon among the top 20 in Italy (19th as of March 7th 2010). Althought the Fredrick II marathon is also oriented toward international runners and they had representatives from Belgium, from the Royal Athlètic Club Louvièrois, the 485 partecipants who crossed the finish lined arrived all from Italy, except for the third place holder, Ramzi Ben Sadok, from Maroc.