Running in Barcelona! The most popular races
Stop smoking, to eat healthier, practice more sport … Have you ever seriously thought about fulfilling one of the great and more classic new year’s resolution? We can not get you off the couch but we can tell you about the popular races that will take place in Barcelona this 2017.
If you like running… Stand up and run!
If you are lazy even to blink and the furthest you move is to go to the fridge, this is not your post. We think you may be more interested in the info about where to find The best Donuts in Barcelona.
But if you like sports and you’re a running addicted, pay attention and discover the races that you can enjoy in Barcelona this 2017.
1. Cursa de Sant Antoni
Floridablanca / Viladomat
You have until the 16th of January to suscribe in this successful race that once again will be disputed in the Sant Antoni district, in Barcelona. In this new edition of Cursa Moritz Atletica Barri Sant Antoni, the goal is to reach the 4,000 participants, so do not hesitate and sign up to this great sport event open to everyone’s participation.
Day: January 22, 2017
Time: 9:30 am
2. Mitja Marató de Barcelona
The Edreams Mitja Marató de Barcelona is intended for those who are already used to run, as the course, as you well know, is 21km, starting in Pg. Pujades and passing by P. Picasso – Av. Marqués Argentera – P. Isabel II – P. Colon – Josep Carné – Pl. Drassanes – Paral.lel – Entença – Gran Via, and more streets and finally ending up at the same Pg. Pujades. The eDreams Mitja Marató in Barcelona has a special promotion for the companies whose workers want to participate in the race the next 12 of February. For more information, you can consult on the Edreams Mitja Marató Barcelona website.
Day: February 12, 2017
3- Barcelona Magic Line
The Barcelona Magic Line – 7 hills for 7 causes, is a popular and solidarity walk to the benefit of the San Juan de Dios Hospital programs, destines to the people in situation of vulnerability. In the BML you’ll find teams between 3 and 25 people that they have a sport challenge (10, 20, 30 or 40km) and a solidarity challenge to collect before the day of the march. The Magic Line in Barcelona begin at Nou Barris, cross Collserola and take a break in Montjuic and, finally, a solidarity party in Plaça de la Catedral de Barcelona. The 10km and 15km routes are fully accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Day: March 5, 2017
Time: When you sign up, you will be assigned an start time.
*Departure point: 10km- Plaça Espanya, 15 m- Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, 20km- Vallvidrera, 30km- Parc de les Aigües, 40km- Can Cuyàs.
4- Zurich Marató de Barcelona
Av. Maria Cristina
Are you in shape for the Marathon? You can’t be one of those runners who post a pic on Instagram every time they go for a walk with sportswear. If you can handle the 42 km, go for it! because the Zurich Marató de Barcelona, is one of the most attractive running circuits in Europe. Enjoy an urban run that goes through the most beautiful and also touristic spots in the city. In addition, this year, the race will recall the twenty-five years of the marathon of the Barcelona Olympics 92 ‘, it will be an historical edition, as it has called the six athletes who took the podium: The marathoners who won (KOR) and Valentina Yegorova (RUS), silver medalists Koichi Morishita (JPN) and Yuko Arimori (JPN) and bronze medalists Stephen Freigang (GER) and Lorraine Moller (NZE).
Day: March 12, 2017
Under the slogan ‘Tu que pots, corre la cursa’, ‘As you can, run the race’, arrives the 38th edition of the popular Cursa del Corte Inglés, which this year maintains the incorporation of a chip in the back of the popular athletes so they can have an exact reference of their running mark . The emblematic race had 81,014 runners in the last edition, having a record participation of woman, being 38,887. In its 10’766 km route, participants will run the main streets of the city and will cross, as every year, the interior of the Olympic State of Montjuic.
Day: April 10, 2017
Time: 9:30 am
6- Cursa Bombers Barcelona
Av. Marqués de la Argentera
La Cursa Bombers de Barcelona repeats this 2017 with its traditional route, a fast circuit of 10km that favors the possibility of improving the runners timing marks. As every year, the main protagonists of the race will be the Firemen. Prizes will be awarded to the top three in the men’s and women’s category, as well as the first firefighter and the first firefighter. Registration has a cost of 17€ plus 2€ if you use a rental chip. This year, all those white chips collected, will support an NGO, since each chip collected will deliver 80 cents to the entity.
Day: May 7, 2017
Time: 9:00 a.m.
7- Cursa de Nou Barris
Heron City Pg. Andreu Nin / Painter Alsamora
La Cursa de Nou Barris is a 10km race open to everyone. This year will reach its 31st edition and, as the name implies, will take place in the Nou Barris district. The race is part of the challenge 10k races and it is also worth noting that part of the collection will help to finance different sports programs for children affected by neuronal disorders (autism).
Day: May 21, 2017
Time: To be confirmed.
8- X Cursa Popular per a la integració. La Maquinista 5k + 10k
A race where to be the first or the last to reach the goal is not what matters, what counts is the personal reason that each has to run the 5 or 10km of his route. La Cursa Popular per a la integració, in addition to providing a significant financial aid to those who need it most, is one of the races with more participation of people suffering from a disability in Spain.
Day: May 16, 2017
Time: To be confirmed.
And if with all these races you still have the strength to continue running, we recommend you to consult updated information of some races that have not yet confirmed date: Cursa Dir Guardia Urbana (where you can walk the Diagonal from side to side), Cursa del Port de Barcelona (discover what it is to run 10km during the night in the city), Cursa de la Vila Olímpica…Sign up here for our monthly email, and be the trendiest in Bracelona! :p