The Trinidad Alfonso Valencia Half Marathon has become one of the major events in autumn within the national scene of the long-distance races. It provides a distance of 21,097 m in a fast course along the sea of Valencia and the city centre. There will be a preview in October in the great party of running.
More than 13,500 runners started the race in 2015, and among the most important figures there is the fact of being the fastest half marathon in Spain for three consecutive years. The Kenyan athlete Peres Jepchirchir set a new course record for women with 01:07:09 in the last edition. In 2014 the track record was beaten by Abraham Cheroben the Valencian circuit with a crono of 58:48. Valencia and Abraham Cheroben had registered the 2 best cronos of years 2014 and 2015.
Moreover, recently, this Valencian event has been recognized with the Gold Medal awarded by IAAF, which places it among the best half marathons in the world.