Gear Check Rock ‘n’ Roll Madrid Marathon & 1/2

Gear Check Check is available for all runners in the Marathon, Half Marathon and 10K. The service is free of charge.  Please note the location of baggage drop off has changed.

Where will the Gear Check be located?

The Gear Check drop off and pick up for the Rock´n´Roll  Madrid Marathon & ½  will be located in Retiro Park, near the finish line, at the end of the “Paseo Duque Fernán Nuñez”. Approximately 1200 meters from the starting line (Paseo de Recoletos).

To access the Gear Check area before the race, you can enter any of the gates in Retiro Park. The closest entrances to Gear Check  are located on: Av. Menéndez Pelayo (Puerta de Granada) and la Calle Alfonso XII (Puerta del Ángel Caído).

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Directional signs will be posted inside the park.

Directional signs will be posted inside the park. 

How and when can runners drop off their Official Gear Check Bags?

When runners pick up their racing bib at the Expo, they will also receive a numbered sticker that will match the bib number, and an Official Gear Check Bag.  This bag must be used on race day to store personal items. The sticker should be placed on the indicated space on the Gear Check bag.

The Gear Check service will be open from 7 am on April 26 to 15:30 pm that same day.

Each distance, Marathon, ½ Marathon, and 10k will have a different designated Gear Check Tents. Runners should drop off their bags at the corresponding Tents according to both their distance and the last digit of their bib number.

GEAR CHECK AREA FOR MARATHON:

  • Drop off 1: Bib numbers ending in 1
  • Drop off 2: Bib numbers ending in 2
  • Drop off 3: Bib numbers ending in 3
  • Drop off 4: Bib numbers ending in 4
  • Drop off 5: Bib numbers ending in 5
  • Drop off 6: Bib numbers ending in 6
  • Drop off 7: Bib numbers ending in 7
  • Drop off 8: Bib numbers ending in 8
  • Drop off 9: Bib numbers ending in 9
  • Drop off 0: Bib numbers ending in 0

Example: Bib number 1255 (Marathon distance) should hand in their bag at the Marathon Tentnumber 5

GEAR CHECK AREA FOR ½ MARATHON:

  • Drop off 1: Bib numbers ending in 1
  • Drop off 2: Bib numbers ending in 2
  • Drop off 3: Bib numbers ending in 3
  • Drop off 4: Bib numbers ending in 4
  • Drop off 5: Bib numbers ending in 5
  • Drop off 6: Bib numbers ending in 6
  • Drop off 7: Bib numbers ending in 7
  • Drop off 8: Bib numbers ending in 8
  • Drop off 9: Bib numbers ending in 9
  • Drop off 0: Bib numbers ending in 0

Example: Bib number 20533 (½ Marathon distance) should hand in their bag at Half Marathon Tent, number 3.

GEAR CHECK AREA FOR 10K:

  • Drop off 1: Bib numbers ending in 1
  • Drop off 2: Bib numbers ending in 2
  • Drop off 3: Bib numbers ending in 3
  • Drop off 4: Bib numbers ending in 4
  • Drop off 5: Bib numbers ending in 5
  • Drop off 6: Bib numbers ending in 6
  • Drop off 7: Bib numbers ending in 7
  • Drop off 8: Bib numbers ending in 8
  • Drop off 9: Bib numbers ending in 9
  • Drop off 0: Bib numbers ending in 0

Example: Bib number 35128 (10k distance) should hand in their bag at the 10K Tent, number 8.

How can runners pick up their Official Gear Check Bags after the race?

Runners can pick up their bags in the same area where they dropped off their bags according to their bib number and race distance.

IMPORTANT: The Gear check personnel will only accept the Official Gear Check Bags provided by the organization.

Do not leave valuable belongings. The organization is not responsible for any damaged, lost, or misplaced items.

Unclaimed bags will remain in the custody of the organization for one week after the race at the MAPOMA offices (C/ Donoso Cortés Nº 54). After, the organization will give all bags to a selected Charity.