The hotel, placed closely to the start and arrival, is the official hotel of the race from 2016 and adapts its services to the runners’ needs
The Zurich Marató de Barcelona, which celebrates its 41st edition next 10th of March 2019, continues betting for the Crowne Plaza Barcelona Fira Center hotel as the official hotel of the event. Thanks to its situation, comfort and services, many athletes will choose this hotel where they will dream about crossing the finish line.
The General Manager of the Crowne Plaza Barcelona, Enrique Escofet and Juan Porcar, CEO of RPM-MKTG, were the persons in charge of extending the agreement, which started in 2016 and is valid until 2020. Situated rightly next to the start and finish, the Crowne Plaza (Avenue Rius i Taulet, 1-3) forms part of the scene of the Zurich Marató Barcelona, and thanks to the agreement, it will continue being 100% involved in the race, adapting its services to the runners’ needs.
On the other hand, in its bet and commitment for promoting the sport and a healthy life, and to be involving in the events of the city, the Crowne Plaza will also be the official hotel of the eDreams Mitja Marató de Barcelona for the editions 2019 and 2020. More information about the official hotel of the Zurich Marató de Barcelona in www.crowneplazabarcelona.com
A marathon that invites you to return. This is the conclusion of the survey made with the 2019 edition participants and the results are conclusive: 92% would run the Zurich Marató Barcelona again and 58% of the respondents had already run it previously.
- - Alemu Bekele crossed the finish line in 2:06:04, beating the previous record for the circuit (set in 2010) by more than a minute. - - The Ethiopian Kuftu Tahir also clocked the best time in the women’s category at 2:24:44 - - There have never been so many people cheering on the runners on the streets or in Expo Sports, the biggest sports fair in Spain, with more than 80,000 visitors over the weekend