OAC’s Tom Potter reports:
This morning I ran in the Cursa de la Mercè, Barcelona 10km.
The weather wasn’t exceptionally warm this morning, nonetheless, it was still around 22 degrees, slightly warmer than the UK I expect.
13,000 people ran in this annual event and unfortunately due to my late entry I was placed at the very back of the pecking order and with this I faced all of the usual problems…. I struggled to get a ‘clean run’ and my finish time was dramatically effected by it….I finished in 47.30 approximately.
I must say, it was rather unusual to be directed around the route by marshals / police officers that were carrying guns but maybe a suggestion for next year’s Otley 10 mile??
The race was won by Carles Salvador in 30.02. Results from championchip.cat