São Paulo International Half Marathon

Sao Paulo International Half Marathon finish line
The São Paulo International Half Marathon took place last Sunday (March 01st). The course started and finished at Charles Miller Square, where the Estádio Municipal Paulo Machado de Carvalho is located, known as Pacaembu Stadium a football stadium owned by the City of São Paulo. As I use to run in Rio, where the course is along the coast, it was a different experience running through a concrete jungle.  A Cultural Melting Pot São Paulo is the capital of the state of São Paulo, Brazil’s most populous and wealthiest state. The City of São Paulo has the largest GDP in Latin America. It is the seventh most populous metropolitan area in the world. Considered the most multicultural city in Brazil, it has the largest population of Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Lebanese and Arabic outside their respective countries. It is a cosmopolitan city...

Rio Running

Enjoy outdoor activities in Rio de Janeiro
The Marvelous City has an innate talent for sports. Despite its laid-back atmosphere, there're many options for practicing outdoor activities in Rio de Janeiro. The city’s geography favors the practice of sporting activities such as surfing, jogging, cycling, sailing, rock climbing, and many others. There are several kilometers of sidewalks on the seaside and bike paths, lagoon, mountains, etc.  Outdoor Activities in Rio de Janeiro Such a beautiful landscape is an invitation to go outside. Rio’s fantastic environment is a gift for runners. There are many places where you can exercise enjoying the city’s natural beauties. There are also some milestones that help you to control your training program. Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, for instance, with 7.6km is a good option if you are not looking for a long circuit. The view is...