On Sunday, March 20, 2005, there will be an inline
skating marathon in the Spanish beach resort town
of Castelldefels, on the Costa del Garraf, near
WHAT - Mediterranean Inline Skating Marathon
WHERE - Castelldefels, Spain (near Barcelona)
WHEN - Sunday, March 20, 2005
An Inline Marathon on the Costa del Garraf
The 1st annual Mediterranean Inline Marathon
will take place in Castelldefels, Spain on Sunday,
March 20, 2005. The town of Castelldefels is a
a beach resort community located on the Costa del Garraf,
approximately 20 kilometers from Barcelona.
Olympic Canal Start and Finish Lines
The start and finish lines of the marathon
will be at the Olympic Canal Castelldefels, which
was built for the rowing and paddling
events at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona.
A Flat Course With Shoreline Views
The flat, asphalt-paved route will begin and
end at the Olympic Canal and it will have
beautiful views of the sea and mountains.
Along with the full marathon event there
will be shorter event suitable for all
levels of skaters that is approximately 14 kilometers.
The Spanish coastal town of Castelldefels
it is located 20 miles from
Barcelona and it has a population of approximately 50,000. Castelldefels is a popular beach resort,
having approximately 300 sunny days year.
The town has a thousand year history, and historical
sights in the area include the ancient Castle of Fels,
which gave the town its name, and medieval
towers such as the Tower of Can Ballester and the Barona Tower.
Marathon Announcement and Photos at CPenol.com
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