The 2020 edition of the Zurich Marató de Barcelona It has been canceled due to the COVID-19 health crisis.
The organization has sent a statement explaining the reasons
It had already been postponed to October
The race that was to be held on March 14 had been postponed to this coming October, adapted to current circumstances, it cannot be held due to the Covid-19 pandemic
The safety of the runners the most important
The decision has been taken not to carry out the Zurich Marató de Barcelona this year, in order to ensure the health of the runners, the public and the organizers.
In addition, the priority of the organization has always been that the runners live a magical experience in the city of Barcelona and the current circumstances do not allow it.
The thousands of participants from all over the world, the large audience that comes out year after year to encourage the passage of the participants, turning the race into a great civic party, and the safety of the members of the organization themselves, have been decisive for end by canceling the city's quintessential long-distance test.
The date of 2021, November 7
The 2021 edition will take place on Sunday, November 7, while the eDreams Mitja Marató de Barcelona, which traditionally takes place in February, will be postponed to October 17.
3 options for enrollees
Participants who are already registered will have three options available to manage their number:
1- Change registration for the 2021 edition, with the possibility of running the eDreams Mitja Marató de Barcelona 2021 for free.
2- Return of 75% of the registration and a voluntary donation of 25% as solidarity with the expenses that the organization has borne.
3- 100% refund of the registration fee.
In the next few days, the race organization will contact the participants so that they can decide which of the proposed options best suits their needs or preferences.
Registration for the Barcelona Half Marathon, if you choose the 2021 option
"As runners, we understand the hopes and efforts involved in preparing for a marathon",
That is why we have tried to give all the facilities. Even the possibility of enjoying one of the best races in the world, the Barcelona Half Marathon, free of charge for all those who choose to change their number for the 2021 edition.
From the organization of the race, we face difficult times that in no case will make us give up. From this moment, we get to work so that November 7, 2021 is a historic edition for all participants », they explain in the statement