Posts Tagged ‘sports events’

Saint Sebastian Race 2013

Friday, December 28, 2012

The Saint Sebastian Race, or a corrida de São Sebastião, is a traditional 10km race that celebrates Rio’s patron saint. The first five women and men to cross the finishing line are rewarded with a trophy or prizes.The race starts at Aterro do Flamengo, between Cuautémoque square and Tucumã road.

Posted in: January Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

Brazil’s Independence Day 2012

Thursday, August 9, 2012

On Sept. 9, civic, cultural and sporting events take place throughout the nation to mark Brazil’s independence.

Posted in: Rio de Janeiro Events, September Rio Events

Rio Marathon 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Rio Marathon must have one of the most beautiful routes in the world. Cariocas (Rio locals) start running at Recreio, pass through Barra, São Conrado, the beaches of Leblon and Ipanema, and finally cross the finishing line in Flamengo.

Posted in: June Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

Rio Sport Show 2012

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Rio is a city of health and fitness fanatics, so it’s no surprise that Rio Sport Show at Pier Maua is a major event here. Big sport brands show off their latest gear to industry people and sporty types.

Posted in: June Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

King Of The Beach Volleyball 2012

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

The King Of The Beach Volleyball tournament takes place on Rio’s Ipanema Beach. Athletes change partners for each game, putting their individual skills to the test. Cheer on the winners, who are awarded the title, “King and Queen of the Beach”.

Posted in: March Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events