4.0 Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition FAQs
If you are entered for the 2020 Valencia Marathon, you will have received an e-mail sent to the same address you registered with. There you will find the different options and the description of the steps you must follow. You can choose to participate in the 4.0 Trinidad Alfonso EDP Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition. If you don’t get that e-mail in the next few days, check your spam folder to see if your server sent it there.
You can also manage your application HERE, from the 15h of September to the 15th of October.
Remember that, in any case, you must confirm previous registration by entering your ID, date of birth and e-mail address in our system so that we can check that it really is you who is choosing a given option for your entry.
The 4.0 Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition is open to:
- Any runners who were registered for the 2020 edition and choose to participate in the virtual run.
- Anyone over 18 years of age, anywhere in the world who registers through the official platform of the run (more info soon)
- If you had registered for the 2020 Trinidad Alfonso EDP Valencia Marathon, you can use your entry to do the virtual run at no extra cost.
- If you had not registered, the price is €120.
As this is the virtual version of the Trinidad Alfonso EDP Valencia Marathon, you must run 42.195 km. You will have four days to complete it, and you can to run the distance you want at each session until you complete the whole marathon distance. This means that you can complete all 42 kilometres in one, two, three or four sessions.
However, if your physical condition allows and you wish, you can even add more kilometres to the challenge.
Yes, when you register for the 4.0 Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition you will receive a training plan especially designed for this challenge by José Garay, the coach of CA Serrano.
When registering you must select if you wish to receive a training plan each week to complete the marathon distance at your own pace throughout those days or if you prefer to join the more demanding challenge consisting of running two half marathons in two days to complete your 42K.
No, you can’t. Once the entry is completed it is not possible to transfer it to anyone else.
No. There is no cancellation insurance for the 4.0 Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition.
Taking part in the virtual run does not guarantee a place in 2021, but you will have preferential registration at the price set for the first tranche of entries until all bibs are sold out, and you will be able to register before the rest of the runners when the registration process for 2021 opens.
If you had contracted any extras in your 2020 entry, you will keep them in your future entry in 2021.
Your runner’s bag includes:
- Luanvi shirt
- Customised bib
- Finisher medal
- Preferential registration for the 2021 edition (until all available bibs are sold out)
- Special 40th anniversary magazine
- Two training plan options by CA Serrano
- 4 Enervit gel packs
- Valencia Marathon bracelet
- Valencia Marathon gymsack, by EDP
Yes. During the registration process, you will be able to choose the size of your Luanvi shirt included in the runner’s bag. You can also choose if you want men’s or women’s design.
NOTE: Once chosen and sent, no changes or refunds can be made.
Yes. All those registered in the 4.0 Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition will receive their runner’s bag.
If you have chosen to run the 4.0 Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition, you will be e-mailed a specific training plan designed by José Garay, national athletics coach at Cárnicas Serrano, every Sunday.
This plan will help you maintain and improve your fitness in order to face the virtual run with the best guarantees. When registering, you will be able to choose between two plans:
Plan to complete 42 kilometres throughout all 4 days of the Marathon weekend.
A more demanding training plan to run two half marathons in two days.
No. The 4.0 Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition is a non-competitive experience in which there are no category-based qualifications or trophies for the first to finish. However, all participants will receive their 40th anniversary finisher medal.
You will not need a medical certificate or stress test to participate in the virtual challenge. However, the Organisation recommends submitting to a periodic medical examination and undergoing a stress test, at least once every two years.
In addition, you must comply with the security measures imposed by the health authorities in the place where you are going to run the 4.0 Valencia Marathon Virtual Edition.