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Running in Valencia

Running in Valencia

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Thanks to its warm climate, its relief, its beaches and its numerous green areas, Valencia is an ideal city for running. There are many experienced runners in the city, and the sport attracts more and more national and foreign enthusiasts. The Turia Gardens, The Juan Carlos I Royal Marina and the Cabecera Park are the best places to go running. There are renowned races in Valencia every year, such as the Half Marathon and the Trinidad Alfonso Marathon.

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Where to go running in Valencia:

Turia Gardens.

These are the lungs of the city, and they cross it from west to east with over 8 kilometres that are perfect for running thanks to its paved areas and areas of solid ground, which are surrounded by gardens, fountains and pine forests. Here you have the 5K Turia Gardens Circuit, located between the Nou d'Octubre Bridge (Cabecera Park) and Gulliver Park. It covers 5,731 metres with a special surface to soften the impacts caused by the running.

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Cabecera Park route.

The route starts at the Nou d'Octubre Bridge and is a circular route with different paths and trails. Its surface is solid ground and, across its 2.4 kilometre distance there are areas with slopes and steps. It connects with the Turia River Park.

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Route via the King Carlos I Marina.

From the promenade of the Royal Marina to the tip of the Eastern Quayside. The route is about 5.7 kilometre there and back. The route is either asphalt or concrete, and connects with the Promenade.

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El Saler Meadow.

This is an area with paths that cross vast pine forests and ancient dunes between the Albufera lagoon and the Mediterranean.

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Races in the city:

There are running events in the city all year round.
The most famous are:

  • The Valencia Trinidad Alfonso Marathon in November.
  • The Valencia Trinidad Alfonso Half Marathon in October.
  • The 15K Valencia Night-time Mediolanum Run in June.
  • The Valencia Triathlon in September.

Check the running events calendar for Valencia here.

For more information about the races and running in Valencia.
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