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    Palacio de Vistalegre

    by Carmela71 Updated Nov 11, 2003

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    Well I did not came here to see any match, but I came to see Depeche Mode on 2001. Thsi was my second time to see them in direct, as the first time was on the Palacio de Deportes on the 1991.

    Great concert

    Concerts

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    Estudiantes (Basketball Club)

    by Redang Updated Oct 25, 2011

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    If you like good basketball and want to have a great time, don't miss a match of Estudiantes together with its supporters called "La Demencia".

    Equipment: Estudiantes plays at Palacio de Deportes (see the tip about it).

    Estudiantes (Madrid)

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    Running - Casa de Campo

    by ericsas Updated Jan 29, 2014

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    La Casa de Campo is the biggest park in Madrid with an area of more than 1700 hectares.

    Due to his extension it is the best place for running in Madrid as you can do all kind of running activities included in your training plan: Long run, hill repeats, mile repeats, fartlek, running techniques and so on.

    If interested I can show you specific tracks inside Casa de Campo for each training activity. The most famous one for long run training is called La Tapia, and it goes around the perimeter of la Casa de Campo making a total of around 17 kms.

    How to arrive there:

    Metro Stations: Casa de Campo, Lago, Batán
    Bus lines: 25, 31, 33, 36, 39, 55, 65, 41,75,160 and161.
    Car: Access from Avenida de Portugal

    Equipment: Running shoes, running clothes, GPS, camelback (not mandatory as there are several fountains in the park).

    Speedwork Long run Stretching 10km training test La Tapia - GPS track
    Related to:
    • Photography
    • National/State Park

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    Maratón de Madrid (Madrid Marathon)

    by Redang Updated Apr 30, 2009

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    The Marathon of Madrid takes place the last Sunday of April and the first edition was in 1.978. If you feel in shape, you can try.

    Equipment: How to contact:
    Calle Galileo, 74 Local Viajes Sandra)
    28015 Madrid

    - Fax: (+34) 91 447 94 11

    Another website:
    - www.mapoma.es

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    Tennis Masters Madrid...

    by Gaby_G Written Nov 4, 2003

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    A cool way to see hot guys!!! Ohhhh Phillypoussis!!!! ... Yeah, for a girl like me that dont understand a thing about tennis, going to a tennis cup is like watching a fashion parade for guys) But I did learn about tennis! AND human muscles... :) Chalalala...... When is the next tennis cup??? where????

    Do you see that little points?

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    El Estadio Santiago Bernabeu

    by lilnation Written Jun 8, 2005

    I had to see where my favorite team plays. The Santiago Burnabeu . I arrived in Mid to late May so tickets were not available b/c the football season has ended. To my dismay Real Madrid finished second to a very good Barcelona Team. But getting to see my favorite team I will leave to another time.

    Equipment: What gear to bring is simple. If ever attending a Real Madrid game bring your passion.

    Los Galacticos
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    • Adventure Travel

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    Running in Madrid

    by kikito_sp Written Jul 31, 2005

    I love running in urban environments, and Madrid is a great place for that. Here's a list of my favorite places for running:

    - Parque de El retiro: It's the second biggest parc in Madrid (first one's La Casa de Campo). In summer trees protect you from the sun most of the time. It's never crowded, but there's always people there. And it's very nice. I don't recomend La Casa de Campo because sometimes is not safe.

    - La Castellana: One of Madrid's Main Avenues. It's good if you're looking for an urban race (don't enter the Picasso square at night) and it doesn't have any ramps.

    - University District: If you like ramps, go to the parc near the university district, on the western part of Madrid.

    Equipment: The best thing about running is that you don't need special equipment. Just a pair of running shoes, and sport clothes adapted to the climate. Maximum temperatures reach 45 C in summer (run early in the morning or at night!), and the minimum is -5 in winter, at night.

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    Avanti Sport Center

    by africateach Written Mar 12, 2006

    There is a gym that is around 100 US a month, but it is right across from the Moncloa station. It is a nice center with plenty of equipment and decent music. The people there were really nice. I was trying to remember my spanish as I had just arrived and they were very patient. The place gets crowded later in the evening, but still enough for all. I found that they even have a personal trainer there to help you and it doesnt cost any more money. Of course after a good work out, I met some cool people and we all went for water at a little bar, then an hour later we stared drinking with TAPAS! SWEET!!!

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  • Watersports

    by ger4444 Written Jun 24, 2007

    Swimming can be done at the club de campo (carretera de Castill, 915502027); at the puerta hierro (carretera de el prado, 913161547); at the centro de natacion M86 (calle de jose Martinez de Velasco 3, 914095351) and at the canal de isabel 2 (avenida de filipinas 54, 915331791). For sailing, canoing and surfing you can get in touch with Sport Natura (Avenido Donostiarra 4 posterior, 914036161.

    Equipment: sufing, canoing and sailing equipment can be hired at the complex of Sport Natura

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  • Biking

    by ger4444 Written Jun 24, 2007

    It is not a good idea to go biking inside Madrid. There are nearly no bike paths along the streets. You can hire bikes near the Attocha railroad station at Karocel Sport (calle de Tortosa 8, 915399633) and you can get your bike at the train to get to the surroundings of Madrid where you can have a bike tour in the countryside. Sport Natura (Avenida Donastiarra 4, 914036161) hires bikes too and organise transportation to Sierra Pobre where you have nice bike trails.

    Equipment: you can hire the bikes.

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    Running - Juan Carlos I Park

    by ericsas Updated Feb 2, 2014

    This is the second biggest park in Madrid, after Casa de Campo, with an area of 160 ha.

    The perimeter is around 5km, being delimited by a golf club called "El olivar de la Hinojosa", IFEMA - (Madrid fairs area), the M-40 highway and La Alameda de Osuna.

    In the park there is a lake, an open auditorium, and 19 scultpures made by artists from different countries that can be visited going through the "path of the scultptures".

    This park is a good place for training long runs, hills, and speed, but it does not offer the same possiiblities than La asa de Campo as it´s area is much more smaller. Anyway, this is the best place for training in this area of the city and it is a very good choice when not living close to la Casa de Campo.

    Best options for going to Juan Carlos I park are:

    - Metro - Line 8 - Campo de las Naciones Station
    - Bus - 104,112 and 122 lines.

    Equipment: Running shoes, running clothes, GPS, camelback (not mandatory as there are several fountains in the park).

    Campo de las Naciones gate View from the park - Border with the golf club Path around the lake Different tracks in the park Views from the park
    Related to:
    • Eco-Tourism

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    Running - Retiro Park

    by ericsas Written Feb 6, 2014

    This park, one of the most famous in Madrid due to his location nearby the Puerta de Alcala and Prado museum, has a size of 1.4 km2 being the third biggest in Madrid.

    Anyday you come you will see many runners running, mainly going around the perimeter that is about 4 kms long. Being in the city center, this park is a common meeting point for running events and races during the weekend.

    This park is suitable for long distance run, speedrun and hill training, in his famous "Cuesta del Angel Caido" gate.

    These are the options for arriving to El Retiro:

    Metro: Retiro (L2), Príncipe de Vergara (L2, L9), Ibiza (L9), Atocha (L1)
    Bus: 1, 2, 9, 15, 19, 20, 28, 51, 52, 79, 146 y 202

    The park is open in this schedule:

    Winter: monday to sunday from 06:00 to 22:00 hours.
    Summer: monday to sunday from 06:00 a 24:00 hours.

    Retiro Map Puerta de Alcala gate Track around the perimeter of El Retiro From Puerta Alcala gate View from Puerta de Alcala entry

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    Running - Canal

    by ericsas Written Feb 14, 2014

    This place in the Arguelles area, is a good place for speedrunning, if you go at a time where it is not packed (try to avoid the evenings). There is a track around the perimeter made with the same material than the athletic tracks of 1.2 kms, that has the every 200 metres signs indicating the distance, what allows you to practice speedrunning not having the need of having a GPS in order to know the distance.

    Best way to arrive if not going running from home, is with the metro lines: Canal or Islas Filipanas in the number 7 (orange) line.

    Canal - Google Maps

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    Running - Complutense University Athletic track

    by ericsas Written Feb 15, 2014

    If you are looking for a track with sand, you have one at the Complutense University sport facilities between Juan Herrera Av, and Arco de la Victoria Av. The track is smaller than the official ones, being around 300 metres long. In the middle of the track there is an area of grass that is perfect for strecthing after training and for enjoying the sun.

    Metro line closer are Ciudad Universitaria and Moncloa stations.

    Athletic track and rugby fields - Google Maps

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    Running - Rosales and Temple of Debod

    by ericsas Written Feb 15, 2014

    This track is good for working out uphills in the beatiful environment of La Rosaleda area (La Rosaleda is a roses garden). After the uphills, you can´t miss running around the Temple of Debod which is fantastic Madrid views. My recommendation is to go just before the sunset for enjoying the magic of this place.

    Temple of Debod - Google Maps

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