XXXII El Corte Inglés Race – Ciutat de Barcelona

Posted on 6 May 2010 in Barcelona, always!, Sports

Next Sunday, May 30th 2010, El Corte Inglés Race will again bring athletes and amateurs to Barcelona streets, on which is the largest urban race in Europe.

El Corte Inglés Race, 2008.

El Corte Inglés Race, 2008.

 Registration, totally free, is already open and everyone can join the race. You can register both by internet or personally at El Corte Inglés shopping centers. Registration will finish on May 27th through internet; or May 29th on shopping centers.

All participants will receive for free a a fragment of the original tartan of the Estadi Olímpic de Montjuïc, inaugurated on the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games, and recently renovated. And the first 10.000 participants will also receive a free ticket for the European Athletics Championship to be held in Barcelona during July 2010.

El Corte Inglés Race is one of the most important and better known popular races. This is greatly due to the support given by both public and private institutions and, most of all, to the massive response of the citizens of Barcelona who, through their participation, have made it possible for the celebration of this sporting event to be eagerly expected year after year. By the year 1994 the number of participants in the Cursa had grown to 109,457 athletes, a number of runners that still today holds a Guinness Record.

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