Guadalajara, a Sport city
European Athletics would like to invite you to the European Champion Clubs Cup Cross Country which will take place in Guadalajara/ESP, on 1 February 2015 and is being hosted by the Club De Atletismo Union Guadalajara.
Guadalajara is a long tradition sports city which in recent years has made an ambitious commitment to sport. The city has successfully organized numerous national and international sports events in collaboration with several Spanish sports federations that have led Guadalajara to be a reference at the organizational level mass events.
Guadalajara City Council has been awarded in October with one of the National Sports Awards. Through it, the Town Hall is awarded as the Spanish local entity that during the year has outstanded for its efforts in promoting and organization of Sport activities.
Among many other events, the city has hosted the World Championship Junior and Cadet Karate 2013 or the President's Cup of the Handball World Championship 2013. Guadalajara has also hosted the stages of Handball and Volleyball National Teams, the women's basketball wheelchair National Team, and is the permanent venue for the stages of the Spanish Basketball National Federation, for its National Teams young players, as well as the Spanish National Federations of Handball and volleyball.
The city has an extensive network of functional sports facilities, including an athletics stadium, ten pavilions, three water complexes and a football stadium.
In Guadalajara there are numerous sports clubs of different sports disciplines, some of them have professional teams in the major Spanish leagues, and all have numerous training teams comprising thousands of players.