Madrid Marathon 2013

Rock 'n Roll series..28th April 2013

6 messages
21/11/2012 at 08:18

Anyone in or considering this one?

Would not be my first choice of European events but wifey has a say in the destination so this is looking like my second race! A bit of variety and all that :0)

21/11/2012 at 12:02

Jake- I did it as my first mara last year.  I loved it but it is a tad hilly (mainly the last 6m ) and it can get hot in April. Good luck with it.

21/11/2012 at 12:10

Thanks for the feedback, Brolish

We moved to Ibiza Sept this year and got used to running in the heat, although Madrid in April will be warmer than here. The last 6m, just where you really want the hills 


21/11/2012 at 12:17

Lol... yeah.  Not ideal.

16/01/2013 at 14:21

Hi Jake,

I am doing it this year and looking forward to it but am worried about the heat. 2 years ago I did Paris and it reached 25C and it was just awayyyy to hot, although I did finish and enjoyed getting another one under the built


16/01/2013 at 15:02

I'm doing it, it's my first marathon so assuming I finish it'll be my PB

Looking at the profile there aren't many flat bits, it's all up or down. And as has been pointed out, the weather at the end of April can be (relatively) hot, nowhere near summer levels of course but warm enough.


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