LERC On Tour 2015

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LERC On Tour 2015

Postby Woolly » Fri Jan 30, 2015 3:05 pm

After the great success of last years half marathon in October to Palma, those who enjoyed it that much & others interested looked for another event for 2015.

Having looked and heard great things from Heanor RC, it was proposed to try Valencia Half marathon which takes place on Sunday 18th October 2015.

Here are a few details ......
The Valencia Half Marathon – Media Maraton Valencia Trinidad Alfonso!!
The fastest half marathon of Spain and the world’s 8th. The urban, flat course of 21097.5 meters approved by the R.F.E.A. and is certified by AIMS/RFEA/IAAF. Circuit is signalized with a blue line and signs posted each kilometer.

Refreshment stations: There will be three water stations, approximately at kilometres 5, 10 and 15, and there will also be a special water station at the arrival. Fresh stations shall be located between these water stations.
Venue facilities: Runners will have a cloakroom service at the start/finish area, as well as chemical toilets.
Max. number of participants: 10000
Chip timing available: Yes
Start and finish just west of the port, when you fly to valencia you have to get the underground train and it's 20 minutes to the city centre/hotel.....
Fly from East Midlands both times prices about 80-100 return

Distribution of race numbers and timing chips: Race numbers and chips will be given out exclusively at the Half Marathon Expo (Valencia Harbor, Shed 4 Port of Valencia), Tiglado nº 4 (C/ Ingeniero Manuel Soto), on Friday, 17th October and Saturday 18th (from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm and from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm). No race numbers shall be distributed on race day. Proof of identity (passport, DNI, driver’s license, etc.) is mandatory to get the race number.

Entry fees: Registration opens 3rd February 2015
Offer 1st 1000 entries €19 then 3rd Feb -l June 30th: €25 from July 1st to 30th September: €33
The fee includes €3 RFEA license.
Website http://www.valenciaciudaddelrunning.com ... -marathon/

Route Map http://www.valenciaciudaddelrunning.com ... o-maraton/

Valencia - http://www.valencia-cityguide.com/touri ... p-ten.html

Closeby Malvarrosa Beach and the City of Arts and Sciences complex, With its space-age buildings Hemispheric Oceanographic and boasting an IMAX theater, planetarium and a colorful aquarium. Historic buildings and cathedrals to visit too!

Places to stayHeanor have done this half and recommend / stayed at this hotel
http://www.inglesboutique.com/en/
Commenting - really good location 15 minute taxi ride to the start line cost us 20 euros between 4.....right in the city centre 2 minute walk to all bars restaurants shops etc.....
Some hostels type hotels private bathrooms etc. look okay here's one! http://www.ondormire.es

http://www.hotelescenter.es/en/hotel-valencia-center/ €110 for 2 per night

Holiday Inn
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/ho ... EN-_-vlcsp €71 / night for 2
Bit further out
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/ho ... EN-_-vlcia
http://www.abbyhostelvalencia.com/en/home.html

There are also apartments out there too

So what we did last year was a few booked in the same accommodation and shared where they were staying so anyone else could join - especially as a good deal was found!
We booked it all separately, where you want to stay, flights, how long you want to stay for etc. being fairly relaxed and meeting up for dinner.

A great chance to get away somewhere different for a running / holiday! So have a look, save the date, book, shout up if you're going and where staying ... lets make it a good one!
Rachel Argent, Club Secretary

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Re: LERC On Tour 2015

Postby Woolly » Mon Mar 02, 2015 2:17 pm

So who's in so far and where are you staying?
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Re: LERC On Tour 2015

Postby pabc » Tue Mar 03, 2015 10:52 am

me. Out thurday afternoon, back tues afternoon. Staying 1km north of start/finish area in Carrer de Cavite, 46011
Finally got time to return to the club, both virtually and physically, and I'm on the injured step.................


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