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New Year’s Run (San Silvestre Vallecana)

Would you like to end the year in a healthy way? Almost all European capitals have fantastic marathons, but only a few of them have New Year’s Running competitions. Doesn’t that give you an additional excuse to spend the last day of the year in Madrid?

You don’t really need an excuse to visit Madrid as the city is so amazing that you should visit it no matter what. The running competition on the last day of the year has been a tradition in Madrid since 1964.

One part of the run is a fun race in which anyone can participate. There is a second race in which only professionals can participate, requiring you to run 10,000 meters in less than 40 minutes (or something like that). You can read more about all the requirements at the website which we refer to further down in the article.

There is also a children’s run on December 23.

New Year’s Run in Madrid

Date: December 31 (of course)

Registration: https://www.sansilvestrevallecana.com/index.php

Would you like to participate in a New Year’s Run in another fantastic European city? You can read more about the awesome New Year’s Run in Vienna here.

You can read more about other events, concerts, festivals, and happenings in Madrid right here.

Are you still looking for a place to live in Madrid?

Would you like to live at a central location in Madrid ideal for partying, sightseeing, and partaking in the New Year’s Run? Look at the map below to find ideal solutions in all price categories.


We wish you a fantastic New Year’s celebration in Madrid and hope you will enjoy your days in the Spanish capital.



Dec 31 2023


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