If you are fond of sports, you should be curious to know that there is a sensational way to combine footing and tourism while you visit the main attractions of the Spanish capital. Yes, we are talking about running in Madrid but in a serious way… It is not only about booking an apartment in Madrid, and put your running shoes to run on your own… no it is also about visiting the city and running with other people.

Madrid Running Tours is a company that provides touristic routes for sportsmen/sportswomen: they offer at least 7 routes carefully designed. The company is head by John Girardin, a guy from Madrid with North American parents and who perfectly knows the city and master the English language so that the routes are almost guided visits, full of interesting information and physical efforts.

The routes are designed to last between 60 and 90 minutes (depending on the physical condition of runners, the traffic and the weather conditions). There are routes for everyone: from the basic one that recovers famous sites around the city like the Cibeles Square, the Puerta de Alcalá, the Retiro Park, the Royal Palace, to the green option that includes La Casa de Campo and even night routes.

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The rates of the routes are established depending on the number of people that take part into it.

  • Individual rates: 60€
  • For couples: 80€
  • For groups of 3 to 5 people: 100€

This rate includes pictures (taken by the guide and sent to you by email), water and a T-shirt of Madrid Running Tours. For the routes there are 2 ways to fix the point of meeting: you can meet the physical trainer and touristic guide at a pre-determined place or they can also come to you place to start a personalized route (after a warm-up of course). So it´s got to be done: you definitely should rent holiday apartments in Madrid and discover the city from another point of view. Moreover, you can decide the hour at which you want to do it, even if it is better to do it very early or at then end of the day.

The best thing about Madrid Running Tours is the flexibility of the options. We advice you to call them (+34 609 129 578) if you are interested about doing a special route, if you have any special requirements… Being on holidays in Madrid is not an excuse to stop training.


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