Woke up with a slight fever (37,5) and my throat was killing me but there was no way I was going to miss the Barcelona Marathon. Four months of training, four months of nagging, and four months of waiting were not meant to end with me sitting on the sideline. One thing that I […]Read more "Barcelona Marathon"
Last week before running the Cursa Barri de Sant Antoni I showed Bea the official shirt that comes with every race I have registered for here in Barcelona. She asked my why I dont wear it to the race and I said that it is lame to do that, it is just for wannabe runners, […]Read more "Wearing the Race Shirt during the day of the race."
The concept behind Correbarri race is simple but genius. When you register for the race you select which of the many neighborhoods ofnu Barcelona you want to represent. Then, when you pick up your bib you get the usual for Barcelona complementary race shirt. However, each neighborhood had it’s own design and color. It’s a […]Read more "Sant Gervasi, Bitches! – Correbarri 10K Race"
Both of those activities should be banned. Even race rules, usually, have a lower age limit for entrants, normally around fourteen years old. This should apply to children in strollers and dogs. Just to get things straight, I am talking about a race, not about just running in the park or streets or during any […]Read more "Running races with strollers and/or dogs"
The Challenge Are you a fan, a big fan, of 10K races? Does the idea of trying to endure a long series of races throughout a year entice you? If yes, and you live in Barcelona, you are in luck. There is a competition known as the BCN 10K CHALLENGE . It is a series […]Read more "Barcelona 10K Challenge"
Cursa del Poble Nou is the second race in the Barcelona 10K challenge I came the previous day to pick up my bib and t-shirt for the Poble Nou race. The neighborhood seemed quiet, though that might have just been because Barca was playing. The ladies at the pickup station gave me my number and shirt […]Read more "Cursa del Poble Nou 10K – Running, Botifarra, and Wine"