On the 26th of May Barcelona will be holding its first offical race down the whole of Diagonal (10kms). The DiR – City Police race starts at Palau Reial at 0830h and finished at Passeig de Gracia. “What makes it different from any other race” you ask? Well, its the first race in Barcelona to run the down the entire Ave.
The race being organized between the fitness club chain DiR, in collaboration with the Guardia Urbana knew the event would take some planning since it will be clogging up one of Barcelona’s transportation arteries, however, with the cooperation of the Guardia Urbana everything looks-a-go.
Any event like this always tries to raise money and awareness in the community, in this run, the goal is the Aura Foundation which promotes the inclusion of people with downs syndrome in the workplace. Also the NGO Project Home which a group of runners undergoing treatment to take part in the DiR- City Police Race.
For more info or to sign up, check out the offical website here