MARATON DE SEVILLA IS THE FLATTEST MARATHON COURSE IN EUROPE
Maraton de Sevilla 2014, February 23rd achieves the prestigious IAAF Bronze Label status on its 30th edition. It’s the first time in history that Maraton de Sevilla, one of the best marathon events in Spain, has been awarded with the title ‘IAAF Bronze Label’, an official label from the International Associations of Athletics Federation that recognizes quality, services, promotion and communication, elite participation amongst other parameters.
This important recognition, not many marathon races worldwide have such title, will boost the internationalization and growth process of the race. Maraton de Sevilla is the flattest marathon course in Europe. It’s already sold out for the 2014 edition: 9,000 runners will be lined up on the start line on February 23rd.
Maraton de Sevilla is already an IAAF Bronze Label race, and a perfect high quality event for the international athletes and their families, linking its huge tradition –30 years, organizing an amazing competition really well rated by the athletes and Spanish Federation, with a brand new race course. It was also one of the top-3 world best rated marathons on rateruns.com last year (http://rateruns.com/?page_id=1182).
The marathon will take place through the streets around well known monuments such as the Giralda, the third largest Cathedral in the world, La Real Maestranza bullring, Torre del Oro, Plaza de España, Archivo de Indias, Reales Alcazares –Royal Palace and many beautiful and traditional streets in one of the largest historic old city centre in the world. In addition, athletes will pass through the modern side of Sevilla, in La Cartuja (the site of the 1992 World Exposition) and some of the most important and picturesque neighborhoods: Triana, la Macarena...
The IAAF Bronze Label is attributed to races that satisfy a number of important criteria concerning the organizational standard of the race, course measurement, elite athletes involved in the race, safety and medical standards and media and international promotion services. IAAF Road Race Label Events are annual running competitions which have been granted recognition by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as being among the foremost competitions of their type
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