The world's oldest running event — 601st edition!

Santa Maria in Stelle (Italy), Sunday 18 March 2018

Statue of Jupiter on Palazzo Maffei, Piazza delle Erbe, Verona (Photo: Copyright © 2018 Hendrik Böttger /


General information and map of the venue


Race information:

601. Palio del Drappo Verde:

Date: 18 March 2018 (Sunday)

Country: Italy

Venue: Santa Maria in Stelle (9km from Verona, 119km from Venice, 170km from Milan, 266km from Trieste)

Start/finish area: Fruttaio della Cantina Valpantena, via Sezano

Race distance: 18km

Start time: 9.30

Time limit: 2 hours 30 minutes

Bib pick-up: Fruttaio della Cantina Valpantena, via Sezano (on the day 7.30-9.15)


  • online or in person in the office of GSD Mombocar
  • entrants must provide a medical certificate for athletics
  • entrants who are not registered with a recognized Italian athletics association must buy a "tesseramento settimanale FREE SPORT CSI" for €2

Entry fees:

  • €10 (up to 31 December 2017)
  • €15 (up to 31 January 2018)
  • €17 (up to 28 February 2018)
  • €20 (up to 11 March 2018)

You get:

  • chip timing
  • changing facilities, showers, bag storage
  • goodie bag
  • free parking to the first 300 entries


  • drappo verde (green cloth) to the fastest man and woman
  • a cock to the last male finisher
  • product prizes to the first 10 men and 10 women and to the first 5 in each age group (prizes are not cumulative)

Award ceremony: at 11.00

Number of finishers 2018: 228 (18km)

Number of finishers 2017: 33 (10km), 167 (21km)

Event website:


No guarantee is made as to the accuracy or thoroughness of the information on this page! Please visit the official event website to verify the above information.