Barcelona Marathon 2017

Barcelona Marathon 2017




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The Barcelona Marathon is one of the most popular marathons in Europe.  The 39th edition of the Barcelona marathon is again sponsored by the insurance company called Zurich and the official name is the Zurich Barcelona Marathon.


The Barcelona Marathon is a 42,195 km running race which is becoming a popular classic on the international marathon calendar. It has been run since 1977 on a flat and scenic route through some beautiful parts of Barcelona.

Every year the BCN marathon grows in attendance and over 15.000 runners usually take part.

The Barcelona Marathon is well-organised with a route entirely in Barcelona city with water points lining the route, massage service and showers, as well as plenty of changing rooms at the start and finish line.

For the thousands watching the event there are be many entertainment points along the route with food tasting, bands and other cultural activities.

The traditional Breakfast Run of the Marató de Barcelona is on the Saturday before the Marathon and don't miss the Pasta Party that is free for runners + one guest.

Marathon trivia. In 2012 a Catalan "gegant" giant - or actually a female "geganta" giantess - made its debut in the Barcelona marthon for the first time ever. The geganters team "Colla de Geganters de Sant Celoni" entered the giantess Maria del Puig of Sant Celoni in the Bcn marathon to celebrate her 30th anniversary and carried the geganta on their shoulders from start to finish, where her giant male companion Martí de Sant Celoni and other geganters of St Celoni waited for her at the finish line.

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Last Updated on Thursday, 23 February 2017 20:45