The Chianti Classico Marathon 2019 offers the opportunity to walk the Chianti hills as a Nordic Walking. Guided by the instructor Silvia Del Carmine with Cristiano Orlandini and Claudia Pezzati all of the Italian Nordic Walking School and in collaboration with the Arcoballando association with start and arrival from Piazza Vittorio Veneto in Mercatale in Val di Pesa you can go 10 kilometers admiring the beauties of the Chianti region and reaching the great food and wine restaurant located at 6 km ca near the Borgo Montefolchi farm where the participants can refresh themselves choosing among bruschetta with tomatoes, oil tastings DOP, cold cuts and cheeses, jams and others products of the territory strictly with zero kilometers. Obviously Chianti Classico wine will not be missing!
After the break, the group will return to the square of Mercatale in Val di Pesa where the public will await the arrival of all the athletes.
At the elementary school gymnasium in via del Cofferi there is a Pasta Party for the 45,6 km and 21 km runners, which can also be attended by family members and 10 km participants by purchasing the 10 euro ticket. More info can be found here.