September 22nd, 2011
Thousands of visitors from all over the World are expected to be attending the ‘Four days of walking Marbella event’ – that is taking place from the 10th until the 13th of October.
The hikers can choose between two routes this year, 20 or 30 kilometers a day during the 4 days. Those who complete will receive a ‘walking medal.’
This is the third year that the event is taking place in Spain and it is generating quite a buzz.
Origins - Vierdaagse of Nijmegen
The event has its origins in the Netherlands, the oldest city in the Netherlands, the city of Nijmegen to be exact.
Over the years the ‘Vierdaagse of Nijmegen’ has grown in popularity, with some 47,000 participants attending last year’s event. The numbers have been growing every year.
It is currently the largest multi-day walking event in the world.
The aim of which is stress the importance of walking as a healthy recreation not just for ourselves, but for the community as a whole.
The Marbella Route
Temperatures have dropped, the golden tones of Autumn are abound – you couldn’t hope for better walking conditions than those on offer in Marbella.
The event has been divided up into four days of walking. Each day covering 20kms or 30kms. All of the routes are relatively straightforward and designed to give the visitor a good feel of what Marbella has to offer.
For more information and to volunteer for the walk – website