Mid-winter half marathon along the Mediterranean coast in the Spanish province of Alicante of the Valencian Community
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23 January 2022 (Sunday)
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The Santa Pola Half Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Santa Pola, province of Alicante, Spain. The official name of the event is Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola. Up to 7.000 athletes take part in half marathon race (4.303 runners completed half marathon in 2020).
The Santa Pola Half Marathon 2017 was one of the IAAF Bronze Label Road Races.
In 2020 course record of the Santa Pola Half Marathon was broken by Kenyan Alexander Mutiso who achieved 0:59:09.
In 2021 the Santa Pola Half Marathon was cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
More about Santa Pola and its attractions you may find here.
Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2020
Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola)
The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 10:30 23 January 2022 (Sunday) from Avenida Pérez Ojeda in Santa Pola.
Age limit: at least 18 years old on race date.
Kids Run, 0.1—1.2mi/0.2—2km (Mini Marató Infantil Vila de Santa Pola)
Kids races start at 16:00 22 January 2022 (Saturday) from Avenida Pérez Ojeda in Santa Pola.
Every finisher gets a medal.
Age limit: born in 2007 and later.
Registration is free.
The course of the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 tracks through the streets of Santa Pola, near the artificial salt mountains from salt evaporation ponds, along the Mediterranean coast and beaches.
The route of the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 is traffic free for the time of race.
Kilometer markers are positioned at each km of the course.
Course map animation, Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2020
Start and finish for the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 is on Avenida Pérez Ojeda in Santa Pola.
You may find the official course map of the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 here.
The Santa Pola Half Marathon 2022 participants are divided into starting blocks according to the results of the previous races. The starting block is color indicated on the bib number.
If you improved your timing performance after submitting the application you may request for changing of the starting block till 31 December 2021. You may start from the slower block.
Time limit for completing the half marathon is 2 hours 30 minutes. Finish closes at 13:15.
The pace makers of the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 provide the necessary pace in order to finish within a certain time. The pace makers can be recognized by balloons marked with the corresponding finish time. Target times for half marathon are 1:30, 1:45, 2:00 hours.
Water and nutrition stations are located every 5km of the route and at the finish. The stations provide runners with drinking water, water for sponges. Toilets are at the start and finish line. Finishers get POWERADE isotonic drink and Coca-cola.
The route of the Santa Pola Half Marathon 2022 is certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and approved by the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (Real Federación Española de Atletismo, RFEA).
You may sign up for the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 online.
The online registration is open till 19 January 2022 or till the slots last.
If slots are available you may sign up for the races 21 and 22 January 2022 (Friday and Saturday) at the Expo of the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 — Feria del Corredor in Castillo Fortaleza de Santa Pola (Calle Sacramento, 11, Santa Pola, Alicante).
The entry fee for the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 varies depending on the date of purchase:
till 31 July 2021 — €17,
from 1 August to 30 September 2021 — €20,
from 1 October to 30 November 2021 — €22,
1—31 December 2021 — €25,
1—20 January 2022 — €30,
21—22 January 2022 at the Expo — €32.
Entry fee does not include management fee and possible bank service fee.
The cost of the one day license of the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (Real Federación Española de Atletismo) — €3 is added to the entry fee unless you own the license or the card Corredor Plus.
You can transfer your registration online to another person for free till 10 December 2021 and for a fee of €5 till 31 December 2021. More info is here.
You may cancel your registration in case of illness or injury and get refund of the entry fee or next year entry deferral, if you present a medical certificate before 31 December 2021. More info is here.
Your Half Marathon Race Entry includes:
- Bib number with time measuring chip
- Race T-shirt
- Goody bag
- Bag deposit
- Food and beverages stations along the course and after the race
- Pace maker service
- Music and performance groups along the course
- Athlete tracking through the mobile app
- Finisher medal
- DON SENTO towel
- BRAS DEL PORT salt package
- 30th edition commemorative book
- Changing facilities
- Shower after finish
- Recovery massage on first-come first-served basis
- Online race results
- Participant video and finish photo
- Digital race diploma with indicated finish time
- Accident insurance for the time of the race
- Medical aid if necessary
At extra charge you may order medal engraving (€5), cancellation insurance (€3—5).
You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number at the Expo of the Santa Pola Half Marathon (Mitja Marató Internacional Vila de Santa Pola) 2022 — Feria del Corredor in Castillo Fortaleza de Santa Pola (Calle Sacramento, 11, Santa Pola, Alicante).
Pick-up desks schedule:
21 January 2022 (Friday) from 17:00 till 20:30,
22 January 2022 (Saturday) from 10:00 till 20:00,
23 January 2022 (Sunday) on race day from 8:00 till 9:30.
To get your Race Pack you should show your photo ID or its copy (paper or digital). It might be necessary to show your COVID certificate or PCR/antigen test valid for the time of the race.
You may authorize online another person to collect your Race Pack.
Men (half marathon)
1. Alexander Mutiso Munyao 00:59:09
2. Geofrey Kusuro 00:59:56
3. Vestus Chemjor Cheboi 01:02:02
Women (half marathon)
1. Vibian Chepkirui 01:09:28
2. Nancy Jepkosgei Kiprop 01:09:32
3. Ayel Likina Amebaw 01:11:56
* Source: mitjasantapola.com
Find your result and the results of your friends and companions here.
Av. Albacete, 10
03130 Santa Pola, Alicante
tel. +34 966 69 60 49
* The race information is from publicly available sources and the official website of the event. Always check the official website for the most up-to-date information. If you see any mistake, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date: 24 January 2021 (race cancelled)
Temperature: 12°C – 19°C (54°F – 67°F)
Wind: 22 km/h (14 mph)
Date: 19 January 2020
Temperature: 9°C – 15°C (49°F – 59°F)
Wind: 18 km/h (11 mph)
Date: 22 January 2019
Temperature: 6°C – 14°C (43°F – 59°F)
Wind: 25 km/h (18 mph)
Date: 22 January 2017
Temperature: 9°C – 13°C (49°F – 56°F)
Wind: 19 km/h (12 mph)
Date: 24 January 2016
Temperature: 10°C – 19°C (51°F – 62°F)
Wind: 3 km/h (2 mph)
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You may use public transport, taxi, or preordered transfer to get to Santa Pola from the Alicante airport (ACL) and back.
If over the past 6 years your flight within European Union, Turkey or to these countries was delayed for more than 3 hours or cancelled, if you missed a connection flight because of delay, if you were denied boarding because of overbooking you are eligible for compensation of 125—600 € according to European Commission Regulation 261/2004 and Turkish Regulation On Air Passenger Rights. You may check your case for free here, it takes 2 minutes. No fee is charged until the compensation is paid.
Race participants are fully responsible for their life, health and any consequence that may result from running a distance. Keep in mind that ordinary health insurance does not cover participation in sport events. Special sport insurance is preferable.
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