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MADRID MARATHON

Sun 27th Apr 2025

Provisional
Madrid (Today 9pm) 31°C
Feels like 29°C Humidity: 24%
Wind: 3.48m/s NE
CLEAR SKY
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Race Start Time: 09:00 Entry On Day:
Running Surface: Road Race Cut Off Time: 6:00 hours
Route Undulation: Flat Race Town: Madrid
Timing Method: Chip Race Location: Spain
Number Collection: Race Entry Cost: €90.00
Distance Markers: Kms Race Status: Provisional
Road Status: Unknown Use Headphones: Contact organiser
Max Number: Race Format: 1 Lap
Race Start Time: 09:00
Entry On Day:
Running Surface: Road
Race Cut Off Time: 6:00 hours
Route Undulation: Flat
Use Headphones: Contact organiser
Timing Method: Chip
Race Town: Madrid
Race Location: Spain
Number Collection:
Road Status: Unknown
Race Entry Cost: €90.00
Distance Markers: Kms
Race Status: Provisional
Max Number:
Race Format: 1 Lap
Race Goodies:
Race Pacers:
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Entry Cost

Entry Fee: €90.00

Where is the race?

The race is located in Madrid, European.

Can I wear headphones at the Madrid Marathon?

Contact organiser.

Is the race still going ahead?

Provisional

Change is always possible, please contact the race organiser to confirm this.

What is the maximum allowed time to complete the race?

The maximum time allowed is 6:00 hours

Race Entry Information
Madrid Marathon Race Entry

The website organising the Madrid Marathon is https://rocknrollmadridrun.com/?lang=en

Race Description:

The Madrid Marathon is one of the most popular and prestigious marathons in Europe, attracting thousands of runners from all over the world every year. In this blog post, I will tell you everything you need to know about this amazing event, from how to register and train, to what to expect on race day and how to enjoy the city after the finish line.

The Madrid Marathon is usually held in late April or early May, coinciding with the spring season and the celebration of the city's patron saint, San Isidro. The course is 42.195 kilometers (26.2 miles) long and starts and ends at the Plaza de Cibeles, one of the most emblematic landmarks of Madrid. Along the way, you will pass by some of the most beautiful and historic sites of the city, such as the Puerta del Sol, the Royal Palace, the Prado Museum, the Retiro Park and the Santiago Bernabéu Stadium. The course is mostly flat, with some gentle hills and a few steep inclines. The weather is usually mild and sunny, but it can also be hot and dry, so make sure you hydrate well and wear sunscreen.

To participate in the Madrid Marathon, you need to register online on the official website (https://www.edpmediomaratondemadrid.es/en/) before the deadline, which is usually a few weeks before the race. The registration fee varies depending on when you sign up and how many slots are available, but it is usually around 60 euros. You will also need to provide a medical certificate that proves you are fit to run a marathon. You can download a template from the website and have it signed by your doctor. You will receive a confirmation email with your bib number and other details once your registration is complete.

To prepare for the Madrid Marathon, you need to follow a training plan that suits your level and goals. You can find many online resources and apps that can help you design your own plan or follow an existing one. A typical training plan for a marathon lasts between 12 and 20 weeks and involves running three to five times a week, with varying distances and intensities. You should also include some cross-training activities, such as cycling, swimming or yoga, to improve your strength and flexibility. And don't forget to rest and recover properly between your workouts.

On race day, you need to arrive at least an hour before the start time, which is usually at 9:00 am. You can take public transportation or walk to the Plaza de Cibeles, where you will find the start and finish areas. There will be signs and volunteers to guide you to your assigned corral according to your bib number and expected finish time. You should wear comfortable clothes and shoes that you have tested before, as well as a chip that will track your time and pace throughout the race. You should also bring some water and snacks to keep you hydrated and energized during the run.

The Madrid Marathon is a festive and friendly event that attracts runners of all ages and abilities. You will enjoy the support and cheers of thousands of spectators along the course, as well as live music and entertainment at different points. You will also have access to water stations every 5 kilometers (3 miles) and food stations every 10 kilometers (6 miles), where you can find water, isotonic drinks, fruit, nuts and energy gels. There will also be medical services and toilets available throughout the course.

The Madrid Marathon is not only a physical challenge but also a rewarding experience that will make you feel proud of yourself and your achievements. When you cross the finish line at the Plaza de Cibeles, you will receive a medal, a certificate and a goody bag with some souvenirs and products from the sponsors. You will also be able to enjoy a massage service and a recovery area where you can rest and celebrate with your fellow runners. And don't forget to take some photos with your medal and the stunning backdrop of Madrid!

The Madrid Marathon is more than just a race; it is an opportunity to discover and enjoy one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in Europe. After the marathon, you can explore Madrid's rich culture, history and gastronomy at your own pace. You can visit some of the world-class museums, such as the Prado or the Reina Sofía; admire some of the stunning architecture, such as the Plaza Mayor or the Almudena Cathedral; stroll around some of the charming neighborhoods, such as La Latina or Malasaña; or relax in some of the green spaces, such as El Retiro

Madrid Marathon Course Map

Madrid Marathon Course Map