The Mitja of Barcelona 2020 sells all the paper for the second consecutive year
The eDreams Mitja Marató of Barcelona, which is celebrated on February 16, puts the 'sold out' sign for the second year in a row, even two weeks earlier than in the previous edition and having increased the number of bibs from 19,000 to 23,000. This figure breaks the previous historical record of the Barcelona half marathon (the mentioned 19,000) and confirms it as Half marathon with more participants in Spain.
The 30th edition of the Barcelona event offers other record numbers. For the first time on Spanish soil a half marathon will have more than 7,000 women (7,200 specifically), which represents 31% of the total. An unstoppable growth of our athletes in Barcelona.
📣23,000 Thank you! On February 1️⃣6️⃣ we will live a historical edition of the @mitjabarcelona .🎉 We hang up the "Sold Out" sign with a record of registered and female participation.🏃♀️ Thank you very much everyone! # eDreamsMitjaBCN20 pic.twitter.com/XdN7baqY5I
- eDreams Mitja BCN (@mitjabarcelona) January 30, 2020
Another record shattered in the eDreams Mitja Marató in Barcelona is foreign participation, which reaches 45% for the first time. Also, the number of countries rises to 122, far exceeding 103 of the previous edition. Apart from Spain, the most represented countries are France (1,902), United Kingdom (1,591), Germany (920) and Italy (835), not forgetting such exotic nations as Jamaica, Brunei, Burkina Faso, Cambodia or Guatemala, for Put some examples. Never has our planet been so widely represented.
The eDreams Mitja Marató of Barcelona, which has managed to renew the Gold Label awarded by Word Athletics (formerly IAAF) to the best road races held in the world, confirms its growth in each passing edition.
All the ingredients are given for Barcelona to live a great running party!