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Fernando Molinos (Responsable Relaciones Institucionales Ibercaja, Marc Roig (atleta), Pere Alcober (Delegado d'Esports Ajuntament de Barcelona)

The best Mitja Marató de Barcelona

The 21st edition of la Mitja Marató de Barcelona has been presented this morning in Sala Barcelona Esports in the Institut Barcelona Esports. Pere Alcober, Council of Sports of Barcelona's City Hall, Joan Porcar, CEO of RPM Racing and the athlete Marc Roig, second classified in the last edition, have presided the act where it has been presented the best Mitja Marató de Barcelona of the history. To 10 hours of the closing of inscriptions, the race has more than 7.800 runners. And the record of 5.000 participants of last year has been surpassed more than two weeks ago. "The growth the Mitja has registered is enormous", has emphasized Pere Alcober, "we took the decision that the organization was more powerful, and we have succeeded with RPM Racing (company that organizes la Marató de Barcelona and Ekiden Tarragona). We want to be more, but we want do it well. We look for the excellence in the organization".

"We want it to be a citizens party and to show, one more time, that Barcelona is one of the world capital cities of sport", has underlined the Council of Sports of Barcelona's City Hall. "Both circuits are very good, in fact the best records in Mitja and Marató are in Barcelona. And we hope to repeat this year. I will try to do my best", said Roig, "moreover, this change of data has been a success as the Mitja perfectly complements la Marató de Barcelona, to be celebrated next March 6". Everything is ready for the best Mitja Marató of the history.