There are two major marathons in Barcelona that shine for themselves: TV3 Marathon and the Zurich Marathon; the relevance of the Zurich Marathon is such that, in recent years, has begun to be known as the Barcelona marathon and today we will explain why!
Overcome the challenge of the Barcelona Marathon 2017
Its success comes preceded by the enviable climate that we enjoy in this city; here the runners not only enjoy a unique experience in the best conditions of urban marathon, but do so through a number of points of interest that connect the city, from its starting point in the carrer de Sants to each one of the points of the route of 42 km through the district of Sants, Les Corts, many parts of the Diagonal, Paseo de Gracia, the Sagrada Familia, Avenida Meridiana and areas of Besos, El Maresme-Fòrum, the promenade or Paral·lel.
Runners can compete in categories U23, senior and veteran by ages, in the 39th edition of the race to be held on Sunday March 12th. As every year, the organization has prepared a useful guide for participants of the Zurich Marathon of Barcelona.
It is a charity race where participants can choose their own solidarity challenge for which compete and support a good cause, such as an NGO or different scientific research projects or focused on rare diseases, for example.
Also, the Zurich Marathon is involved with all participants to provide information and tools for progressive training with specific targets for continuous improvement and the possibility to visit Barcelona for a good cause; and with a travel agency and official hotel, exclusive tours, passes to visit many of the main attractions of the city and the fair Expo Sports.
Finally, we must not forget that the participants both Catalan and Spanish or foreign will benefit from the event to discover points as the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya (MNAC), the Gaudí Route, many of the modernist houses and important buildings, such as the Sagrada Familia, Hospital de Sant Pau or the Palau de la Música Catalana, the Joan Miró Foundation, and many other places of interest.
Discover with Zurich Marathon which means a weekend of running, tourism and health in Barcelona!
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