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Did you know that the Madrid Marathon is one of the biggest sporting events in the city? Every year, thousands of runners from all over the world come together to take part in the race and enjoy this unique event. The route passes through some of the capital’s most iconic locations and the atmosphere is super-exciting. But beware. With all this excitement, you might have a problem: where to store your suitcase in Madrid so you can enjoy the race? LOCK & enjoy!, the cheapest option for storing your suitcases in Atocha. Keep your luggage safe during the Madrid

All about the Madrid Marathon

Nobody wants to miss the Madrid Marathon. Now in its 45th year, each race is a party and runners come from all over the world to take part in the experience.

The best thing about this sporting event is that it is not just a race, but a unique day. During the race, you will be able to enjoy some of the most iconic sights in the city, surrounded by an incredible energy that will motivate you to keep going.

But, as we always say, safety first. Make sure that you take care of your belongings, leaving them safely at LOCK & enjoy!, and that you are in the best physical condition to avoid any kind of mishap. We don’t want anything to spoil this great celebration of sport!

So, if you are a dedicated runner or just want to experience this unique event, don’t miss the next Madrid Marathon! We’re sure you’ll have a great time and, who knows, you might even manage to beat your personal best. Get ready for the big race!

What’s On

There is a lot going on at theMadrid Marathon 2023. Throughout the weekend, you will enjoy activities for all tastes. For example, on the Friday before the marathon, 21 April, the Expo Deporte will take place at IFEMA, an exhibition showcasing all kinds of products and services related to running.

And Sunday is the big day, the day of the Madrid Marathon! The start will be at 9 am in Plaza de Gregorio Marañón on Paseo de la Castellana and the finish line will be located on Paseo de Recoletos between Plaza de Cibeles and Plaza de Colón. There are several options for participants, ranging from the full marathon to the 10 km race. The course is designed so that you can enjoy incredible views of some of the city’s most iconic sights as you run.

Remember, the most important thing is to enjoy the experience and take care of your safety. Don’t forget to stay well hydrated and wear comfortable clothes and shoes.

Join the more than 39,000 runners from all over the world who start the race every year! Don’t miss out!

What is the route?

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After the start on the Paseo de la Castellana, the runners will head to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, home of Real Madrid. Afterwards, you will visit some of the most famous spots in the city, such as Retiro Park, Gran Vía and Puerta del Sol.

But that’s not all, you’ll also run through the neighbourhood of La Latina, famous for its bars and restaurants, and the historic Malasaña neighbourhood, which is known for being the centre of alternative culture in Madrid and where you’ll find LOCK & enjoy! Malasaña.

In addition, the Madrid Marathon 2023 is full of surprises and excitement. You will be able to enjoy the energy of the other runners and the festive atmosphere all around you.

Other distances

Not ready to run the 42 km Madrid Marathon? Don’t worry, because the organisers have also thought about people who do shorter distances. On 23 April, you can enjoy the Half Marathon (21 kilometres), which also starts at 9am, and the 10k, which starts at 8am.

And where should you leave your suitcase? LOCK & enjoy! is the solution

LOCK & enjoy! is a luggage storage solution based in Madrid and other major cities in Spain and the world. Our aim is to make life easier for visitors. We want to help you find a safe place to leave your suitcases and other belongings while you enjoy a nice walk, some shopping or some delicious tapas. Or while you take part in the Madrid Marathon!

In Madrid you will find two LOCK & enjoy! centres, one in Atocha station and the other in the central neighbourhood of Malasaña. If you want to use them, all you have to do is go to our website and make your reservation. Choose the location and the size of the locker in which you want to store your belongings and the method of payment. That’s how easy it is to keep your luggage safe while you enjoy the city!

Victor Salgado

CEO of LOCK & enjoy! and tourism expert, with experience in leading hotel chains such as Hyatt, Marriott, or IHG. His mastery of Oracle's Opera and its integrations drive excellence in management through any tourism software.