Divina Pastora Marathon in Valencia 2011
The 41 km of the Divina Pastora Marathon 2011 in Valencia in its 31st edition will be run by around 8,000 runners from all over the world on Sunday November 27 in the city of Valencia.
November is the best month in Valencia for this event because the weather is ideal: averaging between 12 and 17 degrees and likely sunny, this weather together with the best setting: the City of Arts and Sciences, Formula 1 and port of Valencia will make this marathon an unique experience and one of the most important marathon at national and international level.
The starting and finishing points will share the same stage: the city of Arts and Sciences. Exceed your expectations as you pass over the shimmering blue pools of the Science Museum) Príncipe Felipe, an unforgettable place.
Accommodation, hostels in the City of Arts and Sciences
As usual in Valencia for these kinds of sport events there is no accommodation available close to the City of Arts and Sciences, hotels are fully booked and likewise hostels especially those placed in the marathon area.
That’s why we suggest you to book in advance for your stay in Valencia, in Valencia Flats we’ve got apartment to rent a day ideal for a short stay, ValenciaFlats Ciudad de las Ciencias is placed in the nerve center of Marathon Divina Pastora 2011: The City of Arts and Sciences, apartments to rent a day, good value and ideal for your Valencia Marathon stay.
If you are coming to Valencia not just because of the marathon and you would like to visit the sunny city of Valencia do not hesitate to check our Valencia Guide.
Valencia Marathon History
The old Popular Marathon of Valencia started in 1981, March 29, the same day as London Marathon was born and soon became one of the most popular marathons at national and international level.
Its rout has been changing during years; the old route throughout Alameda was little by little changed by most modern scenarios such as the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia.
Events during Valencia Maratón 2011
- Expo Sport Valencia: in the City of Arts and Sciences, in the Science Museum Prince Felipe from 25 to 26th November.
- The First European Congress of Sport volunteering; from 17th to 18th November in sports-cultural complex La Petxina
- VLC Zero Emission: event to make people aware of recycling, cycling, public transportation ecologically efficient vehicles.
- Pasta Party: 26th November. Free pasta party for all runners in the Expo Sports Valencia places in the City of Arts and Sciences.