Live stream, results, elite field and race day schedule for the eDreams Barcelona Half Marathon:
The eDreams Barcelona Half Marathon 2024, officially known as the eDreams Mitja Marató Barcelona by Brooks, is scheduled for Sunday, February 11 at 8:30am local time. This event is a highly anticipated race that attracts over 28,000 runners including elites, offering a unique and complete course through the heart and along the coast of Barcelona.
The race will be streamed live on the event organizer's YouTube channel from 8:15am Central European time (GMT +1).
The eDreams Barcelona Half Marathon 2024 is setting the stage for an exciting race with a record participation of over 28,000 runners, making it the largest half marathon in Spain and the second largest in Europe. This year's race, scheduled for February 11, 2024, boasts a high international presence, with 40% of participants coming from 98 different nationalities. The event has also seen a significant increase in female participation, with 35% of the runners being women, amounting to more than 9,800 participants.
The elite field for this edition includes some of the world's top athletes. The men's category is highlighted by the Kenyan runner Kibiwott Kandie, who holds the second-best time in the world for a half marathon at 57:32. His presence is highly anticipated, along with other elite athletes from Kenya and Tanzania, all aiming for top finishes with impressive personal best times under one hour.
In the women's category, Ruth Chepngetich, also from Kenya and the world marathon champion, is expected to be a strong contender. Chepngetich, who has the third-best half-marathon time in the world for women at 01:04:02, will be competing to set new records and achieve top honors in Barcelona. The presence of these elite athletes is set to make the 2024 edition an exciting and highly competitive event.