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Madrid Marathon

Madrid Marathon 2024 Live Stream, TV Coverage, Course Route, Start Time

Madrid Marathon

The Madrid Marathon 2024, let the countdown begin

The vibrant streets of Spain's capital city is once again transformed into an epic racecourse, with thousands of runners from all walks of life attempting to tackle the legendary Madrid Marathon, a 26.2 mile journey where participants are cheered along by thousands of fans lining the route. Watch as elite athletes and everyday heroes alike push their limits in pursuit of personal glory and of course a personal best!


One of the largest marathons in Europe and established back in 1978, this year will see its 46th anniversary and will see around 40,000 athletes in attendance.


Zurich Rock 'n' Roll Running Series Madrid Marathon isn't just about the race itself, it's an all out  fiesta, with 30 entertainment stages and stations along the route with of live music, energetic crowds, and a contagious atmosphere of excitement.


In common with other events in the Rock n Roll series the marathon day now also includes a number of other races taking place concurrently, including a half marathon and a 10k race.


Marathon Date


The Zurich Rock 'n' Roll Running Series Madrid Marathon will be held on Sunday 28th April 2024


Start Times


The main events on marathon day in Madrid starts at the Paseo de la Castellana as follows:


8.00am 10k race

9.00am  Half marathon

9.00am  Marathon


Marathon Course


The course for the Madrid marathon takes in some of the city's most famous landmarks, including Plaza de Castilla, Palacio de Cibeles, Museo del Prado, Puerto del Sol, Palacio Real, Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, with the finish line in Retiro Park. You can see full course maps, including elevation profile details for all of the day's races here:


Madrid marathon course maps


TV & Live Streaming


You can watch the race live on the official App where you can also follow any participants in real time - Zurich RNR Madrid Marathon App


You might also like to check out some of the live webcam views from Madrid, an excellent way of getting a different perspective on the day's events across the city:


Madrid webcams


Hotels and Accommodation

If you are visiting Madrid for the marathon and looking for somewhere to stay then this is an excellent time of year to visit, with warm weather but the main tourist crowds yet to arrive. You can check out availability and make online reservations for local hotels here.


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