21/12/2019 - Noticias La Sansi
Photos Cursa Papa Noel 2019
The 1st Santa Claus Race of Catalonia will be held tomorrow in Santa Coloma de Gramenet
With more than 3,500 registered, it will become one of the largest races in the world with these characteristics
With departure in Can zam it will be the most fun and familiar sporting event of the year
Santa Coloma de Gramenet, December 21, 2019.- Tomorrow the first edition of the Santa Claus de Santa Coloma Race will be held, leaving at 10.30am through the streets of the center of this city. It is a popular and festive sports event, aimed at all audiences, and that can be done with family or friends.
It is organized by the companies Motorpress Ibérica and La Sansi, and has the support of the City Council and the collaboration of the Association of Commerce and Industry of Santa Coloma. More than 3,500 registrants, both adults and children, have been obtained from all over Catalonia.
The test will consist of a 5 km route, totally urban, through the streets of the city, with departure and finish from the Besòs river road, next to the Antonio Amorós running tracks.
It is an activity included in the program of the Major Winter Festival of Santa Coloma, and the calendar of the Catalan Athletics Federation, and will feature its judges. Throughout the day there will be several surprises, aimed at all citizens.
End of the year races
Currently in Spain only one race with similar characteristics is held in Madrid, which took place on December 8 (VII edition), and attended by thousands of Pope Noeles and elves.
In Santa Coloma, everything and being the first edition, more than 3,500 registered have been achieved which would make it a race with more participation than those held at the end of the year in Catalonia, after the Cursa dels Nassos in Barcelona (12,000 registered) also organized by La Sansi, and ahead of recognized San Silvestres. In addition, it would also become one of the largest in the world of Santa Claus.
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