Today 2nd of April, the 39th edition of the 10,8K race « Cursa El Corte Inglés » took place in Barcelona.
It’s the biggest popular race in Europe, this edition gathered more than 58.000 people in Barcelona streets, including Tasty Fourmi! And for the first time in the history of the race, there were more women running than men.
The atmosphere is really special, and all ages attend the race running or walking. Even children, trolleys, and pets are allowed.
Every year the organization supports a local charity – this edition the association Sant Joan de Déu, which helps people in high risk of social exclusion.
In Tasty Fourmi, we also supported a charity: Apps and Girls charity, that empowers girls and women in Tanzania through IT learning programs, so that they can create their own online business.
The climax of the race is the visit of Olympic Stadium in Montjuic’s hill, that only opens to the public on this special occasion. Today was a special commemoration, 25th birthday of the olympic games in Barcelona (1992).
Tasty Fourmi training diet:
2 days before the race, diet high in complex carbohydrates (whole grain bread and pasta, cereal
s), nuts and dried fruits.
The morning of the race: 1,5L of water 1-2 hours before running. Breakfast: whole grain bread with walnuts, honey and almonds.
The « Cursa del Corte Inglés » takes place every year in Barcelona in Spring.
No registration fees, it’s all free.
Registration online at www.cursaelcorteingles.cat or in front of any Corte Inglés store in the city