Madrid, Rome or any other recommendations for the Spring

Spring European Marathon

6 messages
02/10/2012 at 10:45

A group of friends are looking for an interesting european marathon in the Spring as a good excuse to get away.  So far, Madrid and Rome are looking popular, although I'd probably prefer something a little flatter - Any recommendations?

03/10/2012 at 08:26
Hi Alli me and a friend are doing Rome in march. If your looking at doing Rome decide quickly as there is a six nations rugby match the same weekend in Rome so cheapish accom is running out fast. But the idea of running in the eternal city is so appealing.
13/10/2012 at 09:54

What about Copenhagen (19 May) or Stockholm (1 June)? I've signed up for Stockholm next year - not done either race before but both seem to get very good reviews and if like me you don't like running in heat they are a better option than southern Europe. No cobblestones either as in Rome!

13/10/2012 at 16:45
Does anyone have a list of marathons with their total elevation change? I signed up for Rome because I thought it was pretty flat, but it seems not?
14/10/2012 at 20:18
I'm doing Barcelona in march, think that's flat more or less
16/10/2012 at 22:26

Yes Barcelona is a pretty flat.  Comfortable temperature too. City scenic!

I'd like to do it again - it is a lovely place. 


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