REFRESH YOUR PERSPECTIVE AND EXPERIENCE THE EXHILARATING ENERGY OF FLORENCE ON A GUIDED CULTURE RUN.
Our Culture Run series is creating exceptional ways for runners of all abilities to experience exceptional cities. Itineraries typically include 3- to 8-mile guided morning runs, led by one of our star running coaches, then open afternoons for you to independently roam and explore the city. It’s the perfect combination of a focused morning push and total freedom in the afternoon.
Culture Run Florence thoughtfully balances performance-pushing runs with focused regeneration, practiced in divine and unexpected places. It will also inspire you to find fresh perspectives among the rustic hues of this città d’arte and savor the fresher side of Tuscan cuisine.
HIT THE STREETS. PUSH YOUR PERFORMANCE. JOIN A NEW RENAISSANCE IN RUNNING WITH DAVID SIIK.
There is no better way to see a city than to run it—and there’s no better city to run than Florence, the cultural capital of Italy. Designed and perfected by Equinox and the people behind Precision Run, this four-day Florence trips pushes the body, and invigorates the soul. In addition to guided daily runs and balanced recovery, the trip builds to a timed 8 km or half marathon, with members of the Florence running community. Take your time or take this opportunity to race toward a PR. The scene is set and the choice is yours.
Creator of Precision Run: David Siik
The man behind the method, David’s obsession with architecting the future of running has taken him on a decade-long journey resulting in Precision Run. Everything the former collegiate runner does is in service to bettering the lives of other runners.
A NINETEENTH-CENTURY PALAZZO REIMAGINED WITH VIBRANT INTERIORS. IN THE CENTER OF IT ALL.
Hotel Calimala captures the new renaissance happening in Florence. The enduring grandeur of this 19th-century Palazzo degli Angeli channels its storied past, while the colorful interior is fresh and contemporary. From the outdoor plunge pool to fresh Mediterranean dining, Hotel Calimala offers all the amenities a modern Medici would desire.
THE FLAVORS OF TUSCANY CURATED TO REFUEL. BUON APPETITO.
Characterized by straightforward flavors and rigorous seasonality, Tuscan cuisine is simple by design to show off the sun-soaked splendor of the region. We’ve brought the experts at Equinox together with renowned Florentine food and wine expert Aldo Fiordelli to create a menu of iconic Tuscan flavors using locally sourced ingredients such as crisp Tuscan kale, fresh pecorino, and antioxidant-rich olive oil. Savor every bite.
Food and Wine Expert: Aldo Fiordelli
A native of Florence and a renowned food and wine critic, journalist, and master sommelier, Aldo Fiordelli’s knowledge of quality Tuscan ingredients and ancient culinary traditions runs deep.
POWER YOUR RUN WITH EXPERT LED REGENERATION PROGRAMED TO YOUR NEEDS.
This trip purposefully combines run conditioning with balanced, science-backed recovery sessions. Before your runs, your Precision Run coach will help you prep your whole body for the activity to come. Along with running, the group will have the opportunity to participate in an ultra-exclusive yoga session in an exceptionally Florentine locale. La bella vita, si.
MEDICI MEETS MODERNITY. NEW DISCOVERIES IN A CITY FOREVER REDEFINING ITSELF.
Florence peaks in the spring and fall, when the city's cultural calendar is in full swing and the rhythms of daily life continue on as they have for centuries. Florence has long been the capital of Tuscany, and that cultural dominance and economic power is reflected by the reigning prominence of its historical center. These buildings have housed centuries of power players and influential masters.