Barcelona Half Marathon 2018
Mitja Marató de Barcelona
The Half Marathonof Barcelona, also known as the Mitja Marató de Barcelona, is held every March. It’s the second largest running event in Barcelona next to the main Marathon. This year it´s held on February 11th, more than 15,000 runners will participate in the Mitja Marató de Barcelona 2018. There will be the elite and the amateurs running along the flat course, which begins on Carrer de Napols 42-44, near the Arc de Triomf. It is famous for being one of the fastest half marathon courses in the world and it is also open for wheelchair users. For a perfect holiday, BCN Apartment Rentals offers you the best luxury apartments in the heart of Barcelona, with the best design, location, security and comfort.
The 21,0975 km long route of Half Marathon Barcelona starts at the Arc de Triomf through the old town to the Plaça Catalunya. From there it goes down the famous Ramblas and along Avenida del Paral·lel. Then it goes through the modernist Eixample district back to the Arc de Triomf, Parc de la Ciutadella further along the eastern part of Eixample to the Torre Agbar, one of the most original modern buildings in Barcelona. The Half Marathon takes the runners along the Diagonal then goes to the Fòrum and along the beach again at the Parc de la Ciutadella to Arc de Triomf, which is the finishing line.
If you want ot participate, you can register online on the official site of Half Marathon of Barcelona. A transponder chip is required; it can be purchased at the registration for €3. Up to the first 12,000 registrations, the registration fee amounts is €24.95 with your own chip or €28 without your own chip. From the 12,001 registrant the fee is €29.00 respectively €32.50. A walking bag and the official Mitja Marató T-shirt are included in the registration fee.
The marathon is going to be a massive event in the most emblematic places of Barcelona! Even if you´re not a runner, you can watch it and feel the vibe of the city. Take into account that some roads will be closed for the event, which will finish by midday. Do not miss the opportunity to enjoy Barcelona and get to know the city better staying in our luxury apartments by BCN Apartment Rentals.