Gran Canaria- Maspalomas Marathon

RESET. GRAN CANARIA. RUN

III Edition of the Most Southern Marathon in Europe.

The perfect excuse for enjoying a weekend doing sport in a magical environment, while you achieve your personal goals.

Run through the beautiful streets of Maspalomas with athletes from around the world. There are 43 countries represented in the most anticipated race of the 2023 athletic calendar.

Sunday 19th November 2023 | 8:00 AM

Maspalomas Lighthouse

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RACE COURSE

Minimum height: 4m / Maximum height 35m

100% ASPHALT CIRCUIT AT SEA LEVEL

  • 100% asphalt at sea level
  • Finishing line at the Maspalomas Lighthouse
  • 150 metres of positive difference in altitude (improvement compared to 2022)

More information on the circuit at Garmin Connect and Strava

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REFRESHMENT POINTS

Refreshment points with liquids and solids every 2.5 km:

  • Isotonic drinks: Powerade
  • Water: Aquabona
  • Bananas from the Canary Islands
  • Nuts and dried fruit mix

THE BEST ANIMATION FOR THE COURSE

STARTING ZONE

Animation from the very start at the Faro de Maspalomas. Music and DJ's to warm up before running.

MASPALOMAS PRIDE

You will feel what Maspalomas represents like as a gay friendly and carnival destination.Enjoy all the entertainment!

HOLIDAY WORLD

Around kilometre 10 you will find fun for EVERYONE. Cheer on the runners from the amusement park..

MASPALOMAS GOLF

A spectacular and privileged space to enjoy the race with the family and to give encouragement to the runners as they pass through this section.

FINISH AREA

 The finishing touch to the Marathon party. Animation, music and the best atmosphere to celebrate your achievement.

RUNNER’S BAG

Contents of the goodies bag:

  • Gymsack
  • Mizuno T-shirt with or without sleeves
  • Towel
  • Flip-flops

PERFECT WHEATHER

Climatological data (last 5 years)

  • Temperatures at the time of starting (8:00) 17º - 18º.
  • Maximum temperature: 22º-23º.
  • Humidity: ~65-75%.
  • Wind: 0-6 km/h
  • Chance of clear skies 75%.

I´M IN T-SHIRT

We'll send you our exclusive I´M IN T-shirt, you'll find out how soon!

6 HOUR COURSE - AN EVENT FOR EVERYONE

Runners have the possibility of finishing the race in a maximum of six hours, making it a marathon made by and for any runner. The following cut-off times will be established:

Kilometric point Maximum time from the start (gross)
Km 10  1h 25 min
Half Marathon  3h
Km 30  4h 15 min
Km 35  5h
Km 40 5h 40 min

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE

Our health partner Vithas will provide materials and staff to attend all our participants: Vithas health resources:

Vithas health resources:

  • Ambulances: 4 SVA and 6 SVB
  • Rapid Intervention Motorcycles
  • Hospitalitos: located at the start and finish line.
  • Doctors and nurses
  • Emergency Health Technicians, Health Coordinators, and Health Coordinators

DO YOU WANT TO BE A PACEMAKER?

Do you want to experience the marathon from the inside? Join our PACEMAKER team

There is only one thing better than running a marathon, running a marathon helping others. We will accompany runners to finish the marathon in the following times:

  • 3h (4’15” per km)
  • 3h30’ (5’00” per km)
  • 3h45´(5’20” per km)
  • 4h (5’40” per km)
  • 4h15 (6’00” per km)
  • 4h30’ (6’25” per km)
  • 5h (7’05” per km)

WHAT DO I NEED TO PARTICIPATE?

You need to be able to run at those paces in a stable way, have a GPS watch to verify that we are running at the right pace and a lot of desire to help others. If you meet these simple requirements, write to us at running@maspalomasmarathon.com and provide the following information:

  • Name, surname and telephone number
  • Indicate whether you intend to be a PACEMAKER for the full marathon or half-marathon (be honest and choose what works best for you!)
  • From the list of times above, choose which ones you can do and which one you PREFER to do (it's all about being comfortable, never over the limit).

For the official PACEMAKER team we will have an exclusive t-shirt, of course free registration and the entire group will stay in Maspalomas on Saturday to arrive fresh at the start.