The Baths of Caracalla will be the starting point on 21 May for the seventh edition of the Race for the cure, the annual marathon organised by Kormen Italia NGO in collaboration with the Rome city council to raise awareness and funds for fighting breast cancer.
Last year more than 20,000 people took part in the race, a 5 km mini-marathon which is open to competitors over the age of 18 who must present their membership of a recognised sporting club when the enrol for the race. As well as the marathon there is a non-competitive 2 km walk open to all. The cost of enrolling for the walk is 12 for adults and 6 for children.
The race village at the Baths of Caracalla will be open from 19 May and women will be offered free medical checks, mammographs and breast ecographs and there will be entertainments and a play area for children.
For full information and information about enrolling for the race see www.raceforthecure.it