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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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    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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    Madrid Half Marathon

    by ericsas Written Feb 15, 2014

    What better way for visiting a city than doing it while running?!

    If you like that option you can join one of the multiple races that takes place in Madrid every weekend.

    One of the most representatives is the ASICS half marathon that takes places at the beginning of April, and that is used by many people as preparation for the Madrid marathon that take places at the end of April.

    This half marathon starts and finish at El Retiro park. The route can be seen in the pics below.

    Inscriptions can be done at the following website:

    http://www.mediomaratonmadrid.es/mmm-inscripciones

    Half Marathon route Half Marathon route - Detail 1 Half Marathon route - Detail 2 Half Marathon route - Detail 3

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    Running - Parque del Capricho

    by ericsas Written Feb 17, 2014

    This is the perfect place for the slow pace run in your training plan (usually the one after the long distance run). I recommend it for a slow pace run due to the beauty of this park where you can find different locations like the ones showed in the pictures below.

    You can arrive there in public transportation:

    Metro: El Capricho (line 5)
    Bus: 101, 105, 151

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    Running - Anillo Verde

    by ericsas Written Feb 20, 2014

    Anillo Verde (Green ring in english) is a track that goes all around Madrid as it can be seen in the picture. It is designed mainly for bicycles, but it has an special area that is for going walking or running. It covers a distance of 64kms, therefore, this is a good place to go for the long run training of your plan.

    Map - Anillo Verde

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    Running - 10kms track in Casa de Campo

    by ericsas Written Feb 20, 2014

    If you want to test your performance on 10 kilometres as part of your preparation for a 10km race, or half or full marathon, my recommendation for you is to go to La Casa de Campo, and run in the attached track. It is quite hilly, and it mixes sand and asphalt.

    The track starts and finish at Lago (The lake). Best way to arrive there is by car, as there is a parking lot just in front of the lake, and by metro, in Lago Station.

    Map - 10kms track Elevation

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    Running - San Silvestre Vallecana

    by ericsas Written Feb 20, 2014

    It is said to be the most important San Silvestre around the world. San Silvestre are the races that takes place on the last day of the year, 31st of December, the day of Saint Silvester.

    There are many San Silvestre in Madrid, but the most famous and most crowded is this one, La San Silvestre Vallecana. This last year there were 40.000 people inscribed in the popular race and 1000 in the professional one. The popular one starts at 5.30 pm, and the professional one starts at 8pm. In order to run the professional one, you need to have a personal best in an homologated 10km race of less than 38 minutes.

    This track belongs to the professional one. It starts at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium (as the popular one), and it finishes at Rayo Vallecano Stadium.

    40.000 inscriptions for the popular race are fully book in less than 24 hours... if you want to run it, you must be in front of the computer as soon as the inscriptions are opened!!

    San Silvestre Vallecana - Map Elevation

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