Saturday, April 21, 2012

2012 Madrid Marathon tracking and Results

This Sunday The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, the world’s largest running series with more than 500,000 participants in 24 U.S. cities, is making its European Marathon debut in Madrid. On Sunday, April 22th 2012, the legendary Madrid MarathonMaraton de Madrid", which is at the thirty-ninth edition and takes place through the streets of the beautiful Spanish capital, will show a new face, by linking its name to a very solid marathon brand. At 9am no less than 12,000 runners will gather to take part in the ‘Rock’n’Roll Madrid Marathon’. This event is an IAAF Silver Label Road Race and has attracted a number of fine specialists over the 42.195km distance. Last year around 9,000 runners arrived at the finish line, representing the 30th place in the world ranking. 

In the men’s section, there will be a numerous crop of Kenyan representatives led by the defending champion Moses Arusei, who broke the course record in 2011 thanks to a 2:10:58 time. The 28-year-old will be accompanied by Felix Limo, holder of an impressive 2:06:14 personal best clocking from 2004, although his fastest time for the last three years is 2:09:47 from London 2009. Limo’s last appearance came in Berlin last September when the 31-year-old managed the fourth place in a SB of 2:10:38.

The Madrid 2012 Marathon results will be published at the following link.

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