The practice of sport is a sign of our times, either because we have more and more information about its benefits to our health, whether it is for the pleasure in the form of a great vital spirit experienced by those who practice it. Malgrat de Mar is dumped in the organization of sporting events, with good sports facilities and good services even for top-level athletes. Throughout the year, schools and sports entities organize all kinds of sports activities that have as a framework, covered installations or the open air of the city of Malgrat.
Throughout the year, if you like to walk, in Malgrat you can choose between several Routes on foot or by bicycle around the village, at your own pace. Although it is surrounded by a perfect mountain area for walking or cycling. You can go to Turó d’en Serra and the Mines de Can Palomeres, activating your body with the pleasure of hiking, and you can also enjoy a Route to Santa Rita, where you will be able to know a little history of Malgrat.
In March, the entity Esport ciclista Malgrat organizes the Marxa BTT, a great event in the city, that welcomes cyclists from all over the world who want to try on the Malgrat mountain along 28 km, with an elevation unevenness and down 837m.
For Holy Week, Malgrat becomes a host, along with Santa Susanna and Calella, of the Kommit International International Base Soccer Tournament, in which more than 200 teams from all over the world participate.
The hobby to run sporty in Malgrat, causes two athletics organizations in the city. On the one hand, the Club Atletisme LaSansi, and on the other, the Club Atletisme Malgrat. Together, they prepare the 10km race of May in Malgrat, considered as asphalt running.
For multi-sports, the Grup Excursionista Malgrat celebrates a demanding Popular Triathlon in July. The test consists of 500m swimming, 12km mountain bike and 4km running on foot. It is a great challenge for the most daring! This same entity is also in charge of the popular Cursa del Miner de Ferro (Iron Miner Race) that will celebrate its tenth edition during the Sant Roc Festival. Race enthusiasts may opt for the 15km race, or the 7km doing March. Both this race, and the previous one, go out and arrive at Xesco Boix Square, where they expect good breakfasts upon arrival.
During the summer, the popular Tomás Sola de Básquet International Trophy also takes place, in Malgrat and Santa Susanna, which allows many young people from other countries, to discover a city open to the sea such as Malgrat, which sometimes can also offer typical sports activities in the surroundings with beach, such as windsurfing, sailing, etc. on the beach of La Conca.
All these and other sporting events are the ones that are waiting for you every year in Malgrat. Get active and come to Malgrat to do some sport!