Madrid Marathon 2015

Madrid is the capital and also the largest city of Spain and through the whole year the city offers thousands of various programs to its locals and to its tourists as well. 2015 will not be any different from the previous years and countless activities are waiting for everyone in Madrid. In this article we will write a little bit about the Madrid Marathon.
Madrid Marathon

The Madrid Marathon is one of the most popular sport events in the life of the city which will take place this year on 26th April 2015 from 9 in the morning until 3 in the afternoon. The marathon is considered to be one of the major and primary athletic events not only in Madrid but in the whole country as well. The Madrid Marathon is also known as the Rock ‘n’ Roll Madrid Marathon. So why is it also called Rock ‘n’ Roll Madrid Marathon?

The answer is easy: it is certainly not the easiest marathons at all because the route of the marathon is quite challenging. Every year they change the route of the marathon so it won’t get boring for anyone. Usually the route leads through some of the nicest spots of the city including the centre of the city, the old town and the famous landscapes of the city such as Puerta del Sol, Plaza Mayor and Palacio Rea.

The finish line of the race is at Retiro Park. If you want to take part of the marathon note that the registration deadline is 12th April 2015.

Top events in Madrid in 2015

Which are the top events in Madrid in 2015? In this article you can read about the best programs and activities you can do in 2015 in the city.
Madrid 2015

Madrid is the capital and the largest city of Spain. Madrid is also the third most populous city in Europe after London and Berlin. As Spain and Madrid are a popular tourist destination there are countless programs and events in the city such as the various festivals, concerts, markets, exhibitions as well as the most famous attractions in the city. So lets go through some of the highlights of the city in 2015.

One of the biggest art festival in Madrid is the ‘Festival de Otoño a Primavera’ which is the most important annual art festival in the city. During the seven month long festival you can experience the different forms of art (dance, drama, music) through the remarkable performances. The festival already started last year in November and it ends in June 2015.

Another famous festival in Madrid is the ‘Festival Flamenco’. The ‘Festival Flamenco’ is a dancing competition which is accompanied with live guitar concerts. The ‘Festival Flamenco’ takes place some time in February 2015 but the exact dates are not confirmed yet.

If you are more into sports then the ‘Madrid Marathon’ is absolutely the best program for you. The annual ‘Madrid Marathon’ attracts around 13.000 runners from all over the world. This year the marathon will be held on 26th April.

In May another festival the ‘Fiesta de San Isidro’ will be held in the city. At the ‘Fiesta de San Isidro’ you can enjoy the best open air dance and theatre performances along side with the various concerts and sport competitions. The ‘Fiesta de San Isidro’ dates are not confirmed yet. In the end of November like in the other European cities the Christmas markets in Madrid will open. The markets usually open in the end of November and they are open until the end of December. At the market you can try the best traditional dishes and also do your pre-Christmas shopping.

Apart from the these programs and events in Madrid you can also enjoy some good concerts of the world famous artists such as Georg Ezra, Robbie Williams, AC/DC, Maroon 5, Nickelback and so on.

If you want to know more on the programs and events such ad the various concerts, festivals and exhibitions read on here in our Madrid Guide for all the information you need!