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.
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2022 Entry fees
• 25€ from 1 to 1500 entries
• 30€ from 1501 to 3000 entries
• 35€ from 3001 to 5000 entries
Registration fee includes:
• Race number with timing chip included
• Medical assistance
• Refreshment at the finish line
• Toilets both at the start and at the finish line
• Race pack with technical T-shirt by CMP; gadgets from the sponsors and informative material
• Timing service

Race details

Saturday, 9th April 2022.
Max temperature: 18 °C
Min temperature: 10 °C
How to get to the Venice Running Village – Venezia Tronchetto – Cruise Terminal 123
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”.


Close to the start and finish area there will be 1000 free parking spaces available only and exclusively on the day of the race (from 10am on April 9 to 02am on April 10).
You have to book your park place (booking closed).
In compliance with all current regulations and above all to continue the green path that we promote in all our events, we ask you to:
• compact the cars, arriving in Venice at least three per vehicle. You can leave the other cars for free at the San Giuliano Park (Porta Blu), leaving clearly on the dashboard the confirmation letter that you will receive in the next few days and which will be the only document certifying your registration (try to use recycled paper!);
Furthermore, to guarantee you the closest parking space to the start, we recommend that you come to the Village to collect your bib and the race pack already in the morning (the Village will be open from 10am to 7pm).
If you are unable to reserve your space, you can leave your car in one of the following paid private car parks:
Parking P5 (near the access barrier to the Village), bookable only online at a cost of € 4/day 
Parking 280 (200 meters from the Village), not bookable, at a cost of € 2/hour
Isola del Tronchetto, where you can find several paid car parks (we recommend that you check the availability and price of the car parks and book your space in advance)
The aforementioned car parks are not managed by the organization.

If you come with a private bus, we have a convenient and free parking 300 meters from the start line. Ask your manager to send us an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.: we will send you all the documentation relating to the parking and the possibility of having a reduction on the ZTL tax!

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 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 Tronchetto Cruise Terminal 123 in Venice on Saturday 9th from 10am to 7pm.
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.
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.
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 123

Finish line

Venezia - Tronchetto - Cruise Terminal 123


16 kilometers

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