The organization of the Zurich Marató de Barcelona will put in place once again the measures to minimize the impact of the sport activity on the environment.

The Zurich Marató de Barcelona desires to be something more than a sporting event, or a great civic and citizen participative party. The marathon wants to become an event noticeable by the respect to the environment, with a series of measures that will make it more sustainable.

The Zurich Marató de Barcelona offers you some very simple tips with which you may contribute to improve the quality of life in the city and all its citizens.


Barcelona is a city with a wide network of public transportation, therefore you may go everywhere by public transportation.

Next, we will list you the different public transportation to access the start/finish area of the Zurich Marató de Barcelona.


The organization has reached an agreement with TMB to increase the frequency of the subways during the morning of the event

L1 Red: from Hospital de Bellvitge (Bellvitge) to Fondo (Sta. Coloma de Gramanet)

L3 Green: from Zona Universitària to Trinitat Nova



The following lines pass by the PlaçaEspanya

13. 23. 37. 46. 50. 65. 79. 91. 150. 165 y V7



EstacióSants: less than 15 minutes by foot

The organization has reached an agreement with RENFE RODALIES in a way that all the participants of the Zurich Marató de Barcelona will be able to travel that day for free.

R11. R12. R13. R14. R15. R16


Barcelona and bicing

Enjoy a stroll on bicycle through Barcelona, the city will seem even more beautiful. The start/finish area of the Zurich Marató de Barcelona has available 15 stations within less than 750 meters.

Yellow for plastic, blue for paper and green for glass

Recycle everything! In each corner you will find recycling containers, otherwise, in the green spots of your city you will be able to recycle all kind of materials.

To meet the recycling needs and selective collection during the whole course of the Zurich Marató de Barcelona we have implemented a cleaning device complemented with:

19 large containers for cardboard

85 large containers for plastic

18 large containers for organic product

18 large containers for waste

100 cardboard waste baskets

Independently of all of them, we have implemented a mechanism to collect all the t-shirts that the runners throw away at the start and also to collect the rental timing chips.

Chemical toilets

You will find more than 200 chemical toilets and urinals at your disposal.

Help us preserve our planet!