Maratón Popular de Madrid

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Madrid's marathon, always held on a Sunday in late April, has grown year after year both in number of participants and prestige and is now considered to be among the world's top ten. In 2007 the event celebrates its 30th year. The halfway mark is in the dead centre of the city; thousands of cheery folk collect in Puerta del Sol to egg on the tiring runners; an estimated million spectators annually take to the city streets to catch the race. A week or two earlier there is a half marathon, a 20km race, organised by Agrupación Deportiva Marathon (91 402 69 62,

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Maratón Popular de Madrid details

Information MAPOMA, C/Galileo 74,

Area Madrid

Transport Metro Goya.

Telephone 91 447 96 31

Maratón Popular de Madrid website

Open 9.30am-2pm, 4.30-7.30pm Mon-Fri.

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