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Seville Marathon

There are many charming places in southern Spain, but there is a place that is able to steal your breath just with a glance at its streets, just with a blow of its warm air, this place is called Seville. The Andalusian capital is one of the few cities in Spain that is exotic and exciting at the same time and never fails to enchant its visitors with a hard to find beauty.

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Seville hosts countless trade shows and events including traditional celebrations as the Holy Week, one of the most famous religious events in Spain, which is held a week before Easter and that shows step by step, through a procession of wood sculptures, the passion of Christ. Two weeks after Easter, the famous April’s Fair begins. The fair adorns the city with its booths, dances and chants of Seville at the sound of guitars. But visitors to Seville not only visit this charming city because of its Holy Week, April’s Fair, Islamic architecture, flamenco, flamenco dancers, manzanilla, bulls and guitars, but also for its world famous Marathon.

The 28th version of the Seville Marathon will take place on the 19th of February; an event that manages to bring together hundreds of professional and amateur athletes in a race where the joy of Seville and the warrior spirit of sportsmen are the main ingredients.

Recognized by the Association of International Marathons and Road Races (AIMS), the Seville Marathon, takes its competitors around the most representative streets of the city, across the Guadalquivir River and touring the beautiful historic center. There are 42 kilometers of flat and fast road with departure and arrival in the city´s Olympic stadium.

With hydration stations every 5 miles of the journey and a weather forecast to be between 7 and 17 degrees Celsius, this athletic competition promises to be one of the most striking sporting events in recent years in Seville. The registration fee is: 21 Euros (up to January 31), 42 Euros (up to February 15) and 63 Euros (up to February 18).

This is the perfect opportunity for you to visit one of the most charming cities in Spain, do some exercise, (you know you do not have to be a professional to compete) and enjoy a healthy activity through the historic streets of the beautiful Seville; this is something you can enjoy with friends and family.

For more information about Marathon, please visit the official website of the Municipal Sports Institute of Seville: http://imd.sevilla.org/maraton

And to enjoy this experience as much as possible, rent apartments in Seville a perfect alternative to hotels. You will live an experience like you´re a local.