Marabana Havana Marathon
10 November 2019
Are you are a passionate marathon runner and adventurous traveler who wants to check the Havana Marathon off your international race list? Wait no longer! Marabana Marathon is the name a popular marathon in Cuba. Marabana has been held in Havana, Cuba, during the month of November. It contains both a Marathon and a Half Marathon in a circuit around the most central avenues in Havana, starting and finishing in Old Havana. The route of the marathon and half-marathon is AIMS and IAAF certified.
It is 21 kilometers and 97,50 meters from the start to finish line and therefore completing the circuit twice has the distance of 42km and 195m. The start and finish line is in the Paseo del Prado between Teniente Rey and San José, the racecourse compromises the following streets and avenues: Prado, Refugio, Zulueta, ave. De las Misiones, Malecón, Calzada, street 12, street 23, ave. 26, Boyeros, Santa Catalina, Primelles, Vía Blanca, Boyeros, Salvador Allende, Reina and Prado.
The route passes through many areas of the city, along the waterfront Malecon overlooking the bay of Havana, old, stately buildings, the old town with its wealth of colonial buildings (modeled after the Capitol in Washington), past monuments like the Capitolio, the Cabana fortress at the harbor entrance, the famous Hotel Nacional, the Revolution Square, the Parque Central – places and spaces, which reflect over 400 years of history and architecture!
They will receive trophy the first three classified absolute masculine and feminine of the races of 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon. Top three male and female qualifiers from each category called in the Marathon and Half Marathon races. Special awards for deaf, blind and wheelchair riders.