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Ibiza 42K Relay is the new competition offered by Ibiza Marathon on its 2019 edition. Runners will be able to complete the marathon course in couples. They will make up a team and the second leg will take over at one of the most iconic areas of Ibiza: Santa Gertrudis de Fruitera.

This is already an option given at large international events as an alternative to the marathon. It is a new way to experience the Ibiza Marathon. This way all runners can enjoy the race by splitting the distance and, in addition, they can share the event with a friend or partner.

Francisco Larrey, director of Ibiza Marathon, stated that “The Ibiza 42K Relay is a great opportunity for runners who are used to participating in races that are 15 or 20 kilometres long. We offer a different way to enjoy the marathon by taking on a challenge together and setting a common objective”. The director considers that this competition reflects the essence of Ibiza and it shows the commitment of the organization to foster deseasonalized quality sports tourism. “We have thoroughly analysed the international marathons that already offer this option and we are certain that it represents a leap in quality. It clearly matches the Run and Feel philosophy and we are going to take care of every single detail so that every participant can enjoy the race to the fullest”.

The Ibiza 42K Relay will go through the same scenic course, the only difference being that halfway through the race a second participant will take over. The first leg will start at Ibiza Port together with marathoners and will run almost until kilometre 20. There, the first leg will meet the second one who will take over within the exchange area and will run until the finish line located on the seafront promenade of Santa Eulària des Riu.

Registration available on the 12th of September at 12:00

Registrations for the Ibiza 42K Relay will be soon available on the official event website: www.ibizamarathon.com. In particular, it will be on Wednesday the 12th of September at 12:00. The teams will be divided in three categories –female, male and mixed category– and the first three classified will receive a commemorative trophy. The organization will provide specific transportation for all participating teams who will be informed of the details in the run up to the event. After registering, all teams will be entitled to bib numbers, refreshments during the race and in the finish area, timings, finisher medals, runner’s bags, free tickets to the Run and Feel party and official technical t-shirts made by Joma especially for the event, among other services.

The 2019 edition of Ibiza Marathon will be the third one. This time again, the marathon will be the largest sport event in the island after gathering 2,124 runners in 2018 with an international participation of 62.17% in total. With a remarkable progress and growth, the next edition will comprise three competitions: Ibiza Marathon, Ibiza 12K and Ibiza 42K Relay (relay marathon).