Who´ve said that sport and Rock´n´Roll do not fit together? On the next 22nd of April, the first edition of world´s largest running arrives in Madrid: Rock´n´Roll Marathon Series. The main characteristic about this new kind of Marathon in Madrid is that it features live bands along the course but also cheer teams. This exceptional combination of music with running makes this Rock and Roll Marathon Madrid one of the most expected sport events in April 2012. 19,000 runners are expected to attend this first edition and if you want to take part in it, we advice you to look for holidays apartments in Madrid.

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This concept of Rock´n´Roll Marathon Series appeared in 1998, and, nowadays 26 North American cities host this event each year (San Diego, Washington DC, Chicago, Miami, Las Vegas…). The premieres of this event in Europe will take place in April 2012 in Madrid (22) and in Edinburgh (15).

The Rock and Roll Marathon Madrid will start at 9 a.m. in the Plaza de Colón, and it will go through the Gran Vía, Sol, Palacio Real and will end in the Parque del Retiro. Along this marathon, the participants will have the chance to admire emblematic monuments of the city such as La Puerta de Alcalá, the Royal Palace and the National Library, but also the Santiago Bernabeu and Vicente Calderón stadiums. The deadline for the registration is the 15th of April and the registration fee costs 85€ (you can register online on the official website of the event).

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As the Rock and Roll Marathon Madrid will start, a band contest will also take place with the support of Hard Rock Café. The registration to the contest ends on the 31st of March. The winners will be allowed to make a live performance in one of the 20 stages of the Madrid´s marathon. And finally, the best band (among those 20) will have the chance to perform at the Rock´n´Roll Marathon of Las Vegas.

If you did not know what to do in Madrid in April, now you are aware… And, of course, if you don´t like running you can also support the other runners and enjoy it to listen to live music. Anyway, if you plan to attend the first edition of this event, it would be convenient for you to look for apartments for days in Madrid.

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