The Cursa de la Mercè is a really popular sports event in Barcelona which shows commitment to sports to the world around us and to our society.
This athletics race is held each year in the beautiful city of Barcelona and the first race was held more than three decades ago. Every year there are more than 18.000 runners joining the race. The Cursa de la Mercè is one of the city’s best known sporting event which is supporting several NGOs. The registration for the race costs 5 euros and as it was in the previous years the registration fee is donated to the NGOs.
The race covers around 10 kms and it goes through one of the nicest highlights of Barcelona. The race starts and finishes at the Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina by the Plaça d’Espanya. This year the first time the race will cover of a distance of 2 kms for people with reduced mobility and who are disabled and are unable to take part of the 10 kms race. The main point of the sporting event is to make Barcelona a better place through sports. The race will take place 28th September in 2014. The registration fee is 5 euros for each persons.
For more information on the race, check the official site. For information on other events and happenings in Barcelona, click the link.