The Barcelona City Council guarantees the Cursa de la Mercè on September 20, for the 6th edition with the technical management of La Sansi, a race that in the last edition had more than 12,000 registered.

The Councilor for Sports of the Barcelona City Council, David Escudé, explained today at a press conference the road map to guarantee the Cursa de la Mercè and the Marathon. "We guarantee that this year we will have Cursa de la Mercè 2020, and we could even have more participants. We have things very clear after having been working these months, we are trying to create the new Barcelona model of popular races, we will make our own protocol of sports event "
Escudé also wanted to show a cut in the methodology that they will follow in order to keep their distance in the tests: "I can safely say that we will make a new model of events on the street in Barcelona, ​​including races. The concern is with all of us These days, the IBE technicians have been working 100% to guarantee protocols when they are given, which will be out soon, "he said.

The Barcelona City Council is currently drawing different scenarios in the Cursa de la Mercè. Escudé has asked for caution and patience, and explained that there are still some technical aspects to complete the information. In the next few weeks you should be able to have a verdict.

Photographs by Natascha Chekannikova (can be published)