They promote environmental and sustainable awareness. They reached the capitals and the inner cities, during the day or at night, there is no age limit to participate and have encouraged what can also be, according to the route, a type of ecotourism: Marathon Tourism or Maratourism. We’re talking about street races events.
In the world there are millions of amateur practitioners. In the 2019 Rio Marathon alone, 40,000 people were registered, predominantly women and the elderly. Which means that today the race is not just about achievements and records. It attracts amateurs for experience, to improve health, get out of sedentary lifestyle and some join the passion for sports with the desire to travel. There are several events spread throughout the state of Rio until the end of the year.
More information: http://www.corridasbr.com.br/rj/Calendario.asp