14/04/2022   Registrations are open for the new important "Madrid Marcia", a 10km event along Gran Via in Madrid




"Madrid Marcha", is the new event of the world athletics calendar, which will be held on May 16 in the Spanish capital "World Sports Capital 2022" and is part of the elite Gold category of World Athletics, now presents us with a program well crafted and attractive site.
On the site you will be able to see the layout of the race circuit, the timetable of the same, with the departure, at 12:00, of the U14s and U16s over a distance of 3km, followed, at 12:30 by the 5km U18 and U20, to finish with the queen race, at 13:15, the 10km absolute. All competitions will take place in mixed form (male and female) even if the separate orders of arrival will be presented later.
A further news is given by the fact that the 10km race will be limited to 40 participants per gender.
The organization of the event offers two nights full board.
The cash prizes, which will be awarded to the top 10 classified (male and female) will be truly in numbers for a specialty such as that of walking, which in the field of track and field often struggles to reward the right expectations of athletes.
In Madrid, the prize pool will reach a global value of US $ 20,900, with the top 10 finishers (both men and women) receiving US $ 3,000, 2,000, 1,500, 1,000, 800, 700, 500, 400, 300 and 250 respectively.
The sporting direction of the event is entrusted to Diego García Carrera, Madrid athlete among the best in the world in the field, current European runner-up in the 20 km walk and 6th place in the recent Tokyo Olympic Games 2020.