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Madrid, capital of sports in the month of May

By | 4 May, 2017 | 0 comments

Spring is one of the best times of the year to discover Madrid, especially if you love sport, because the Spanish capital offers many different sporting events throughout the whole month of May. If you don’t want to miss them, put your running shoes on and start moving!

Feria Sport Woman 2017
The fair of women, sports and health is back stronger than ever before with this year’s edition. Located in the IFEMA Trade Fair on May 5-6, the stands of the world’s main sports brands will exhibit their latest training products and technical equipment. Also, the two days will have different yoga, zumba and hypopressive exercises as entertainment activities so that all health and exercise lovers can enjoy this unique meeting point.

Mutua Madrid Open 2017
Caja Mágica in Madrid will once again host the unique tennis tournament Mutua Madrid Open, celebrating its sixteenth edition this year. The best tennis players in the world will once again gather in Madrid to face each other from May 5-14 in the stunning sports complex designed by Dominique Perrault. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will once again be displaying their skills on court and the fantastic Ladies World Number 1, Angelique Kerber, will delight the crowd with her fantastic play. Don’t miss out!

Women’s Race
This race’s popularity is unstoppable and more and more women are registering every year to run the 6-kilometre (3.72 miles) race which starts from Calle Princesa and goes through Madrid’s main streets. This year, more than 25,000 runners have registered and will start the race at 9.00 a.m. on the 7th of May. Also, there will be fitness festivals organised in different parts of the city so that those who cannot run can also join the party. By the way, don’t forget that all the money raised will go to breast cancer research. Join the pink tide!

2017 Water Race
Now that the good weather is here, what about a water race? This is the fun option that the Water Race offers. Organised by Club Deportivo Canal, its 38th edition will take place on the 14th of May and will go between the water tanks of Plaza de Castilla and El Canal, in Ríos Rosas. You can choose between the 5k (3.1 miles) or the 10k (6.2 miles) route. If you have a runner’s spirit, you can’t miss out!


Categories: Deportes Madrid, Eventos Madrid

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