Running tour (10k) - Highlights of Madrid - Palacio, Plaza Mayor, Retiro and more - in Madrid - LikeALocal Guide

Running tour (10k) - Highlights of Madrid - Palacio, Plaza Mayor, Retiro and more


35 EUR

Running is a great way to see a city and I will ensure you have a great time while visiting Madrid. This tour covers most parts of the city centre and it will give you a great insight in how the city is laid out and how the different neighbourhoods are connected.

Duration: 1.5 hours
    Available in
  • English,
  • Swedish
Tour by Ulrik

I took up running very late but immediately got hooked and it wasn’t long until I did my first 10k race and have since continued with half and full marathons. My love for traveling and exploring new cultures took me to Madrid and I feel in love with this beautiful city from day one. I left my busy job as a senior exec within the online industry and sold my house in London and permanently moved to Madrid. I love travelling, food, wine, craft beers, fly fishing, family life and exercising. Have got lost while out running in Istanbul, New York and Shanghai.

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  • Royal Palace of Madrid and Almudena Cathedral and history of Madrid
  • Plaza Del Humilladero and tips to all the bars and resturants in La Latina
  • Museum distric with Prado, Reina Sofia and Thyssen-Bornemisza
  • Buen Retiro park and the Crystal Palace
  • Plaza de Cibeles and Gran Vía

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During the run we will cover a lot of various topics such as history, art, restaurants, bars etc. Because we’re a small group (maximum 8 people) then it’s easy to ask questions and the guide will do their best to help where possible with recommendations and tips to ensure you’re having a great time while visiting Madrid.
During the run we will do a full stop at some of the attraction so you have time to take some photos and the guide will share some information. Some other attractions which we pass on the way will be covered while we run between the stops. The guide will also point out some attractions that are further afield, so you know where they are if you want to visit them on your own later. We won’t enter any of the museums, churches etc. during the run but they’re all worth their own visit.
Madrid is a busy city, and this will be reflected in the speed we run at and we will keep the same speed as the slowest runner in the group. If someone in the group feels they want to run a bit faster or longer than there is chance to do that at a couple of places during the tour.

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What’s included & not included

  • Local guide
  • Distance - approximately 10 km
  • Speed - as slow as the slowest runner

Meeting point

In front of the statue of Carlos III (Puerta del Sol, 28013, Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain)

Pickup options are available for private tour bookings.

This operator has 4 reviews for other tours


I REALLY recommend this tour to everyone who wants to get to know Madrid in a fun way! It was a great experience, you get very inspired! Its incredible how much of the greatest city monuments and beautiful city districts that you get to see during the tour. Ulrik is an excellent guide who gives you both historical context and personal tips of his favorit places. It's a great concept and a really nice start of the day! PS. Don't worry about the running if you're a beginner - it is adapted to your ability (high or low).
The best way to do a city tour!
I first did the 9k with Ulrik, and since I liked it very much and got a lot more insights of the city, I decided to bring a friend of mine who’s visiting the city instead of doing a conventional city tour with her! This time we did the 6k a little bit later in hhe morning, and I can say both tours are great, for beginners and advanced, since there isn’t a lot of elevation and the speed is moderate. Just very recommendable!
The sporty way to discover Madrid
Starting at 09:30 in the morning, we still had a rather empty city and a mild climate, enabling us to jog peacefully through this beautiful city. Our running guide Ulrik made a stop every 5-10 Minutes, explaining to us the history of certain areas or buildings, showed us beautiful spots, hidden bars and secret locations. He was extremely nice and stopped every time we wanted to make a picture, also he had a very relaxed and easy going way :)
Would recommend everyone who wants to see the most important sights in the city, in a very relaxed morning Jog with a fun twist.
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