16K & 51 Bridges


The CMP Venice Night Trail will take place in the city center of Venice through its calli (the typical street), 16K up and down 51 bridges between the mystery and charm of Venice by night.


The event is open to all athletes being at least 16. The race is open to everybody, included fans of fitwalking and nordic walking.
Each athlete is free to complete the course going at the pace which suits him better, accordingly to his physical preparation.
With the registration each participant declares to be in a healthy condition to take part in the race. With this form the athlete exonerates the organization from any liability, civil or penal, in case of accident during his/her participation in the race.

2023 Entry fees
• 30€  to 3000 entries
• 35€ from 3001 to 5000 entries

Venicemarathon S.S.D. a r.l. can activate, whenever it wants, every promotion on the entry fee of the race.
Processing fees are in addition to the entry fee when athletes register for the event paying online.
Entry options
Entry can be made using the online registration, in this case the payment will be made at the moment of registration by credit card.
Registration fee includes:
• Race pack with technical T-shirt by CMP; gadgets from the sponsors and informative material
• Race number with timing chip included
• Medical assistance
• Refreshment along the course
• Refreshment at the finish line
• Dressing tent and Toilets both at the start and at the finish line
• Timing service
• Finisher's commemorative medal
Under no circumstances are the entry fees refundable or transferable to another athlete. If you are worried that will happen unforeseen events that will prevent you from competing you can buy, at the registration moment, an insurance.

Do you want to be sure of a refund of the fee, in case of justified inability to participate, at a low cost?

TDS, in partnership with ERGO, one of the most important brands in the insurance sector, offers you a specific product for those who, like you, may be forced to renounce participation due to illness (including diseases related to COVID-19), accident, accident during the trip or other unforeseen causes. In case of recognition of the compensation, the reimbursement covers the registration fee, the commissions, for the service and all other possible services purchased (with the exclusion of the cost of the policy) that you will not be able to use due to absence!

Race details

Saturday, 1st April 2023.
Max temperature: 18 °C
Min temperature: 10 °C
Bib pick-up
The Race Kit consists of a race number (bib) with a timing device and a race pack. The bib number can be picked up at the Venice Running Village in Venice on Saturday 1st from 10am to 7pm.
How to get to the Venice Running Village – Venezia Tronchetto
If you reach the start line by car

From turnpike A13 direction “Bologna to Padova”:
– Go ahead the tollgate ‘Padova Zona Industriale’ and follow the road signals to Venezia A57
– After the tollgate “Mestre – Villabona” (Venezia-Mestre) take the first exit on your right immediately and follow the road signals to Venezia.

From turnpike A4 direction “Milano to Trieste”:
– Go ahead the tollgate ‘Padova Est’ and follow the road signals to Venezia A57
– After the tollgate “Mestre – Villabona” (Venezia-Mestre) take the first exit on your right immediately and follow the road signals to Venezia.

From turnpike A4 direction “Trieste to Milano”:
– Go ahead the tollgate “Noventa di Piave” and follow the road signals to Venezia, then go ahead to the Mestre bypass, take the exit “PORTO” and follow the road signals to Venezia.
– Take the Mestre overpass and go on following the road signals to Venezia.
– Cross the “Ponte della Libertà”, causeway connecting Venezia to the mainland.
– At the end of the bridge at the first traffic light turn to your right.
– Go ahead for 200 meters downhill up to the Stop sign. In front of you, you will see the entranceway to the Port of Venice indicated by the sign of the “Autorità Portuale di Venezia – Venezia Terminal Passeggeri S.p.A”.

If you reach the start line from railway station
Drop off to St. Lucia Railway Station (Venice Historical Center), go to the right and walk across the “Costituzione” bridge (Ponte di Calatrava) to arrive at Piazzale Roma, then catch the People Mover that connect P.le Roma to Cruise Terminal station in 3 minutes or walk for 15 minutes to reach the destination. 

If you reach the start line by bus or tram
Drop off to Piazzale Roma, from here you can catch the People Mover that connect P.le Roma to Cruise Terminal station in 3 minutes or walk for 15 minutes to reach the destination.

If you reach the start line by water bus
Catch the line n. 2 and drop off to the Tronchetto stop, then catch the People Mover to arrive in 3 minutes to the destination or walk for 15 minutes.
Bib numbers distribution
Race numbers are assigned progressively.
Bags for personal belongins

For those who reach the Terminal by public transport, a bag storage service and a covered area for changing rooms will be provided.
Material required
For safety reasons it is mandatory to participate wearing a headlamp.
Starting Area
In this area you will find toilets, changing rooms and a storage service
Timing Data Service (TDS) is in charge of the timing of the competition.
The timing device (chip) will be attached to the back of your race number and it will record the net time that each athlete will require to complete the course. Detection points will be set along the course.
Timings and ranking tables will be available at any time during the competition on the website www.venicenighttrail.it.
The transponder is disposable so you DO NOT HAVE to give it back after the race.
Along the route

We encourage you to bring everything you will need with you during the race.

At about half of the race course, you will find a refreshment station with San Benedetto water and Palmisano biscuits.

All products delivered will be individually wrapped and the bottles of water will be delivered unopened.

At the refreshment stations our staff will sort you between the various tables, we invite you not to stop except for the strictly necessary time to take the products in order to avoid gatherings.
Maximum Times
You can complete the course at most in 3 hours.
Finish Area
The finish line is in Venice Tronchetto
In this area you will find a storage service, changing rooms with toilets and a refreshment station.
Medical assistance
The organization provides an adequate medical service thanks to the collaboration of local sanitary services.

Race course

Start line

Venezia Tronchetto - Cruise Terminal

Finish line

Venezia Tronchetto - Cruise Terminal


16 kilometers

Course overview

The race course will go into the most typical areas of Venice, crossing fields and small squares of evocative beauty, going as far as the Biennale, and then going up again through Piazza San Marco, the Accademia bridge and Punta della Dogana. From here the athletes will go up the Fondamenta delle Zattere to San Basilio, along the Giudecca Canal, then cross the port area and take the final straight and reach the finish line.