With a 100% downhill route (less than 1km is without decline), an altitude drop of 1,938 meters (6,358 feet) and a total average descent of 4.6%, this race will keep your legs light and feet flying toward the finish line… FAST.
In the all-new World’s Fastest Marathon, runners will dash down a paved route that makes a sweeping, serpentine-like descent through the Sierra Nevada Mountains into the historic city of Granada.
This 42k race puts the clock at the forefront:
- Almost 100% downhill route
- Altitude drop of 1938 meters (6358 feet)
- Average descent of 4.6%
In other words, this race course will get your feet moving!
The marathon takes place 22 September in Granada, Spain.
How much will you shave off your PR? How far will you push the limit? And who knows, maybe someone will push it below the 2-hour barrier?