Su e zo per i ponti
The Su e zo per i ponti is a non-competitive run held in Venice
Venice is a city in northern Italy which is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks. It is the capital of the Veneto region...

 in April. The run starts in the Piazza San Marco
Piazza San Marco
Piazza San Marco , is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as "the Piazza". All other urban spaces in the city are called "campi"...

, in front of the Doge's Palace. Runners follow a route characteristic of the city, which leads them through calli (streets), campi (squares) and ponti (bridges). The name makes reference to this route (su and zo are up and down respectively in the Venetian language
Venetian language
Venetian or Venetan is a Romance language spoken as a native language by over two million people, mostly in the Veneto region of Italy, where of five million inhabitants almost all can understand it. It is sometimes spoken and often well understood outside Veneto, in Trentino, Friuli, Venezia...


Different routes are laid out for various age groups, and beverage is available along the track.

Runners receive a commemorative medal on completing the event.

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