This world renowned half marathon returns to the streets of the wonderful city of Valencia on Sunday 27 October. This IAAF Gold Standard race attracts the best athletes from across the globe as well as club and social runners, making this a race with excitement and sensational atmosphere.
The flat and fast Valencia course, as well as perfect running climate at the end of October, this race has seen both Half Marathon world records broken over the last 3 years, both of which are still held (mens – 58:18 minutes, by Kenyan Abraham Kiptum 2018 and womens – 64:51 minutes, by Kenyan Joyciline Jepkosgei 2017).
For this years half marathon, we have created the perfect package at excellent value for those visiting from the UK and beyond, offering hotel, airport transfers, race registration and administration plus all the support and information you need for the race and of course on the ground knowledge of the city we live and love which we want to pass to you.
The stunning course takes in all the major sights of the city including the Plaza Ayuntamiento, Port and Beach area, Torres de Serano, Valencia football clubs famous Mestalla Stadium and of course the breathtaking City of Arts and Science, where the race both starts and finishes.
Our package –
3 nights in central Valencia 3* hotel with breakfast, arrive Friday 25 or Saturday 26 October Valencia Half Marathon entrance fee and all administration Local Federation license required Airport transfers Advice and support on any further aspects of your weekend
Price per person – £339
Now is the time to get in touch and book your place. It is a sort after ticket, so make sure you are a part of it.
The Valencia Half Marathon and Marathon are the first races in Spain to have received the IAAF Gold Standard label. The 2017 Valencia Half Marathon in October saw Kenya’s Joyciline Jepkosgei break her own world record highlighting the climate and unique and fast course have put Valencia on the map as a primary destination for competitive and social running.
The IAAF/Trinidad Alfonso World Half Marathon Championships as it is now officially named will be taking place on 24 March 2018, run as mentioned on a great running course, it also takes in some breathtaking sites before you take the final run to the finishing line within the stunning City of Arts and Sciences. The finest international athletes take part alongside social runners with 14,000 runners taking part in the 2017 edition.
Valencia Sports Tours can provide the perfect package for you, allowing you to register and visit the city for the race with absolutely nothing to worry about. Hotel, transfers and race registration are all sorted for you and we will work to you requirements and budget to make sure you have the best visit possible.
STANDARD PACKAGE – £219 per person – 2 nights 3* central Valencia hotel with breakfast – Return airport transfers – Registration to IAAF Half Marathon (all documentation and federation completed, we do everything)
Price per person based on 2 sharing a hotel room. Price available in Euros on request.
We have budget and bespoke options. If you want spa and massage the day after the race, extra days to explore the city, apartments, hostels, restaurants booked and much more, nothing is out of the question, just talk to us.
“Excellent service and highly recommended. Barry arranged everything for our weekend in Valencia to take part in the marathon. Nothing was a problem and due to the excellent organisation by the company we didn’t need to worry about anything. A fantastic weekend and we’ll be back next year!” Jo Barnett – November 2017
Valencia Sports Tours are offering a fantastic Valencia Marathon package perfect for all running enthusiasts, giving you the chance to take part in the 2018 Valencia Marathon on Sunday 2 December. The package is detailed below, but in short, we allow you to concentrate on your running and enjoy the experience as we take care of all the rest!
The first Valencia Marathon was held in the city in 1981 and has developed over the years to become the most exciting running event on the calendar in Valencia and a massive attraction for international runners to experience with the most recent 2017 event welcoming over 20,000 from 89 countries to take part, making this a truly international event with an atmosphere second to none!
The race takes you around the whole city, starting and finishing from the breathtaking City of Arts and Science, the flat route takes you around the Americas Cup port, Mestalla football stadium, Torres de Serranos, Plaza Ayuntamiento, Plaza de Torros, Palau de Musica and so much more. With a temperature at this time of year around 12-17 degrees and rain rare in Valencia, the climate is perfect for this sort of distance. In addition, there is a 10k race that runs alongside the marathon for anyone coming in groups or with friends who prefer the shorter distance, they can still take part.
- 3 nights in centrally located hotel, 30 November to 3 December
- Breakfast included (including special Marathon early breakfast on 2nd
- Marathon entry and federation registration including all costs
- Airport transfers
3* Hotel - Runners £319, non runners £199. 4 and 5* options available on request.
Prices available until 25 June 2018, based on 2 people sharing. RUNNING CLUBS AND LARGE GROUPS POSSIBLE. Single room occupancy available. Bespoke packages available including additional nights and services. Contact us for more information or to book your trip via our contacts page.