Barcelona Events 2022

La Cursa de La Mercè 10k run

Barcelona 2019

Event Date: Sunday 29th September 2019
Event time: from 09.00 to 12.00
Start: Avda. Reina Maria Cristina near Magic Fountain and Plaza Espanya
Finish: Avda. Reina Maria Cristina 
Hotels: Hotels near Cursa Mercè start
Hashtag: #Mercè19

La Cursa de la Merce10k. The Merce 10k is a very popular running event in Barcelona and part of the annual La Merce festival in Barcelona although the 10k run is on the weekend before the main Merce festival.  Around 17.000 runners take part in the Merce 10k run.

2019 is the 41st edition of the Cursa de Mercè.

The Merce cursa also features a 2k route for disabled athletes. Runners can register online - registration is usually only available in Catalan or Spanish languages but you can use Google translate for an English version.

In the weeks before the Cursa de Merce you will also be able to register at several locations in Barcelona.

Registration costs around €5 with your own chip - or €8 without chip. 

Merce Cursa map route - not confirmed
Start at Av. de la Reina M. Cristina, pl. d'Espanya, av. del Paral·lel, c. Calabria, Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, pg. de Sant Joan, pg. de Lluís Companys, c. Buenaventura Muñoz, c. Roger de Flor, pg. de Pujades, pg. de Lluís Companys calçada central (Arc de Triomf), rda. de Sant Pere, rda. Universitat, pl. de la Universitat, rda. de Sant Antoni, c. de Sepúlveda, c. de Viladomat, av. del Paral·lel. pl. d'Espanya, av. de la Reina M. Cristina. Finish.

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Event address & map

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How to get to Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina

Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina in Barcleona (also called Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina) is a avenue in Barcelona from Plaça Espanya to the Magic Fountain.

This street is often used as the venue for major events and concerts like the Merce festival and the Barcelona marathon.

This avenue is sometimes closed for big trade exhibitions at the Fira Montjuic trade show area which flanks the avenue and where the Palau de Congressos de Barcelona convention center is located.

At the entrance to Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina you can see two tall venetian towers.

At the far end you can see the popular Magic Fountain on Plaça de Carles Buïgas. Above the fountains you can see a grand building, which is the Palau Nacional national palace which houses the MNAC - National Art Museum of Catalonia

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Getting to Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina

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By Metro
The nearest metro station to Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina is metro station Espanya on Plaza Espanya
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By Train
FGC train lines to and from Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina and Plaza Espanya

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Bus lines that stop near Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina and Plaça Espanya 
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Hotels near Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina
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Attractions near Avinguda Reina Maria Cristina

Magic Fountain
Las Arenas shopping mall
Montjuic hill
MNAC history museum
Mies van der Rohe pavillion
Barcelona Olympic Stadium
Miro museum
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