The 21st edition of la Mitja Marató de Barcelona to be held next January 30, has already surpassed the record of 5.000 participants that had in 2010 when there are three weeks to its celebration. The number of 5.000 was surpassed last Monday with 5.497 participants
, 3.300 more that in the last edition in the same date, that is to say, a 150% more. The registration period, which is realized exclusively by Internet through this web page, will be opened until next January 26 at 23.59 hours, so this number will still increase in the next days.
The record of the Mitja Marató Barcelona coincides with the beginning of a new stage of the race, as this year the organization is carried out by an organizer team promoted by Barcelona's City Hall: the UTE composed by the companies RPM Racing and ASO, which already organizes successfully the Marató de Barcelona since 2006.