On Sunday 16th March will start the 35th Edition of the Barcelona’s Marathon.
The Zurich Marató de Barcelona is organized by a Promotion Comity made up of four institutions and entities: The City of Barcelona, the Marató a Barcelona Platform, the Catalan Athletics Federation and Barcelona Tourism. The event will take place on Sunday along a fully urban route.
The race is 42,195Km long and is certified by the Catalan Athletics federation, through an authorized commission of the IAAF. Similarly, the marathon respects IAAF regulations for road races.
The Barcelona’s Marathon is opened to athletes of any nationality, federated or not. In any case, you must be 18 the day of the celebration of the race. According to the regulation of the RFEA, different classifications will be realized, in masculine as in feminine category, according to the year of birth.
Zurich Marató Barcelona will feature with 9 points of supplies around the 42 km of the circuit. There will be one for every 5 km with water, sports drinks and gels available to runners.
The day of the Barcelona’s Marathon there will be 41 animation points all along the route of the race, addressed to the spectators, several ludic activities so that the public cheers on in a festive way the participants of the test, and enjoys the maximum possible the athletic journey.
The Expo Sports, the fair organized around the Barcelona’s Marathon, will open its doors on 14 and 15 March. The organization has decided to change its traditional location to move it to the Hall No. 8 of the Fira of Barcelona, next to Plaza España .An area of 18,000 square meters will host a new edition of the Expo Sports, the fair of the Zurich Marató Barcelona. In a few years, this Expo has consolidated like the most important national fair of running, trail and triathlon. 140 stands are already confirmed but organization expects to surpass 170 stands and more than 60,000 people will visit the space.
The novelty of this edition is an exclusive new area for outdoor sports. The new site will offer visitors a space for conferences, with a capacity for 150 people, where experts in nutrition, sports medicine and sports professionals will give different talks about the world of running. All information on the official website of the Barcelona’s Marathon.
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