Palma Marathon returns to the streets of Palma again. Next Sunday, October 13, thousands of runners from all over the world will run through the most historic and emblematic streets of the city. The race is set in the unique scenery of the beautiful city of Palma and participants will enjoy a course along the breathtaking promenade with views over the bay and the turquoise blue Mediterranean Sea, towards the cathedral with its sandstones colors, and into the historic old town
The Zafiro Palma Marathon will allow runners to discover the Balearic capital and its heritage and enjoy a weekend full of activities, such as cultural visits to Miró Mallorca Foundation, the Breakfast Run (training with other participants and breakfast), the Pasta Party, the Corridor Expo, the Palma Kids Run children's race (aimed at children from between 0 and 12 years) and the post-event celebration, the special party Zafiro Palma Marathon.
Palma Marathon is one of the most important sporting events in the city. But, throughout the year, the Balearic capital is full of sporting activities, such as the Copa del Rey de Vela (Saling Cup), the Santander Triathlon Series, the Princess Sofia Trophy or the HM Palma Beach, which bring together thousands of people.
TaPalma is the tapas & cocktails route in Palma, and this year it will be held from November 25 to 29. In addition, on November 23, two days before the gastronomic route, TaPalma will celebrate the tapas contest at the Palau de Congressos de Palma, for the third year.
Bureau Veritas, a market leader in inspection, certification and testing, has completed the certification of the Meliá Hotels International “Stay Safe with Meliá” programme of preventative measures to combat COVID-19 and has also confirmed a level of compliance of 100% in company hotels.
The spread of the Covid-19 pandemic and the need to reduce the pressure on the public health system in the Balearic Islands led to the Meliá Palma Bay Hotel and Palma Convention Centre being converted into hospitals in late March under the management of the Son Llàtzer University Hospital.