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The races start at 9.00 am in the Parc de Mar in front of the magnificent Gothic Cathedral. The Course is a relatively flat affair, taking in many of the City sights, aswell as running along the seafront. The finish area is in the old part of town, and will make for a great photo opportunity. The Cathedral, which is one of the finest in Europe, remains in your sight for a large part of the race.
Spectators and Supporters:
The course is well laid out along the famous Paseo Maritimo along the Palma seafront, thus giving more than a few opportunities for supporters to catch a view of the race. We know how important spectators and supporters are at these events. We provide a supporters package at no extra charge. We will advise where on the course are the most advantageous spectator positions, and how to get there easily and in time for the race. More often than not we will take you there and join you for a cup of coffee and have a few surprises planned whilst awaiting the first sight of the runners!
'Running Crazy' are delighted to welcome runners who are raising sponsorship for registered charities. We know that the great feeling of accomplishment when completing the race feels even better when you are helping others in to the bargain! See our Run for Charity link to choose a charity that you can help. Many charities listed there will provide special runners packs including sponsorship forms and tips, and also charity running vests. Just contact them with your details and tell them you intend to run with 'Running Crazy' on their behalf. In addition we will provide you with a 'Running Crazy' Certificate confirming your achievement and result, and also a special commemorative prize. Just specify the charity name in your 'Application'.
'Running Crazy Ltd' have secured great 4*Hotel accommodation on a Bed & Breakfast basis at a hotel just 5 minutes walk from the race start/finish. We will arrange a pre-race night carbo loading meal at a nearby trustworthy pasta restaurant, and we have a great curry night planned on the evening after the race before our after-race party gets in to full swing! Most runners will leave their kit in the hotel but in the case of inclement weather the 'Running Crazy' team will be available to help with kit storage if needs be, but the race organisers have this well covered in any event. Our hotel is comfortably furnished with TV and entertainment facilities. There is an outdoor pool too.
The weather in Mallorca in October is ideal for running. Here are the averages for October:
- average sunshine hours per day: 8
- wet days in a month: 9
- average temperatuire: 17-18 degrees celsius
- average sea temperature: 22 degrees celsius
- average monthly rainfall: 69mm
Palma is one of the great cities of the Western Mediterranean and offers so much by way of history, cullinary delights, entertainment and night life. The city centre is vibrant in the evening as is the Paseo Maritimo on the seafriont which is lined with restaurants, bars and live music barsor you can just 'chill out' after the race and analyse the race and your own performance. If you get chance to explore the city centre shops you will find it is a haven of quality affiordable and designer shops.
Palma is a great venue for a group of runners. Lots of evening entertainment that is just crying out to be shared. There are discounts available for large groups (20+), but even a group of just 10 will qualify for an additional prize for the first or last to finish. If you have a group interested in joining us, just complete the Group Application Form and 'Running Crazy Ltd' will be in touch.
Our all inclusive prices are extremely competitive - from as little as just £99/€119/US$169 for the weekend - we know we cannot be beaten on price - and our runners continually tell us that they receive so much more on a 'Running Crazy' weekend break. All our 'resort races' offer half board accommodation, and for our 'Big City' races we know all the best value places to eat, drink and have fun. Indeed we book these for our pre-race and after race gatherings, meaning groups and individuals can just sit back, relax, make new running pals and let us do any worrying. No tourist traps for our clients! We know these races and places inside out, and will advise on what to see and do over the weekend, provide directions and maps - all very useful when on a tight timescale. All you have to do is run!
6 weeks before the event, or sooner if "Sold Out" applied to Index page.
What to do next:
If you are interested in taking part in this event, simply complete and return the Application Form . Further details will be sent by return of E-Mail including travel tips, a full price list, and payment arrangements.