Welcome to all athletes!
We know how much you can’t wait for October 14 to come around. The wait has been a long one, but it will definitely be worth it. And now we are entering the final stretch with just a few days left before the races get started.
Have you not heard about what’s happening in Palma on October 14? Mallorca is hosting a new edition of the island’s most important marathon and Zafiro Hotels is the main event sponsor. This year, the Zafiro Palma Marathon expects to involve about 10,000 runners and below you can see everything you need to know about an event that takes runners through the most emblematic streets and locations in the city of Palma.
Will you be running 10, 21 or 42km?
For several years the marathon has been a highlight on the sporting calendar in Mallorca for both runners and visitors. The last edition attracted 10,000 runners from 45 different countries who competed in three different categories on the Sunday (marathon, half marathon and 10km) plus the Palma Kids Run, which this year will be held on Saturday, October 13. Last year, the Mallorcan Tòfol Castanyer won the men’s race in a time of 2h 31:19, while the women’s race was won by Rosaura Casado from Madrid in 2h 57:13. I wonder what the times will be like this year?
Route with stunning views of Palma de Mallorca
The route takes runners past the most attractive locations in the city, including the historic centre, seafront promenade, port of Palma and the spectacular Cathedral. The route is actually one of the main attractions of the marathon, with the start and finish lines both in Palma Bay. This year the event also coincides with the October bank holiday, so you can enjoy a few more days of relaxation.
Your accommodation for the race
If you are looking for accommodation in Mallorca, you really should take advantage of our special offer for participants in the Zafiro Palma Marathon. Use the promotional code IRUNZPM when you make your booking to get up to 10% off in our hotels nearest to Palma:
The first 100 people to book a stay with us also get free entry to the event. So, don’t miss your chance! Start training now and come and join in the fun!