Running Events in Malaga

08 Jan
Last update: 22 August, 2023

Take notes of the most important running events in Malaga province and start looking for the best flights to enjoy the Costa del Sol while running.

The Costa del Sol is the ideal destination for runners, who want to test their abilities in different marathons and running events. The area welcomes several possibilities to make the most of the splendid weather and have a boost of adrenaline and serotonin.

Marathons and Running Events in Malaga city

Maratón ciudad de Málaga

  • Km: 21
  • When: Sunday, October 29th

Generali Maratón Málaga

  • Km: 21
  • When: Sunday, December 10th

Media Maratón de Torremolinos

  • Km: 21,1
  • When: Saturday, February 4th

Running Events in the province of Malaga

The province of Malaga welcomes several other running events, such as the following.

Trail Cuevas del Becerro

  • Km: 12, 15 and 25
  • When: Saturday, October 28th

CXM Sierra Blanca

CxM Sierra Blanca 2019 from ON TE LE VI SI ON on Vimeo.

  • Km: 43, 30 and 12
  • When: Saturday, February 10th

The seventh edition of the mountain race will touch the towns of Marbella, Ojén and Monda, leaving from the square Monseñor Rodrigo Bocanegra. Three types of runs are included in CXM Sierra Blanca: the 43-km marathon and the 30-km one, whose finish line is at the Parque Vigil de Quiñones; and the shorter, 12-km race that ends in the Plaza de Andalucía in Ojén.

Places to stay in Malaga and its province

Now you just have to find the perfect accommodation to tackle all the marathons (or some of them) and running events in the area of Malaga. Take a look at the selection of the holiday homes in the province and choose your next holiday destination to enjoy running under the sun.

We will keep this post updated as soon as other running events are confirmed on the Costa del Sol. Come back and don’t forget to leave a comment under this post!

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    1. Hi Fergal, every year Malaga welcomes the “Carrera Urbana Ciudad de Málaga” at the end of October. The exact date has not been confirmed yet, but in 2018, it was on October 22nd. Best regards 🙂

    1. Hi Cathy, there are still no running events planned for the dates you mention. However, the dates of the 10-km “Carrera Urbana Solidaria Ciudad de Málaga” have not been confirmed yet, so it may happen during this weekend, too (for the time being, this running event is planned for October 20th). Keep following us, as we are updating the post with new information 🙂

        1. Hi Balint,

          Malaga is welcoming the 41st 10-km Urban Race on October 20th (you can sign up here:

          On November 3rd, there is a half marathon in Fuengirola (, and on November 24th, a half marathon in Rincón de la Victoria ( 🙂