Tourist Information Guide

San Silvestre 10k running event: 31 December 2019 individual participants with a white chip?

Page Content

Q: Hi, Can you please advise where I can obtain an independent entry for the Sant Silvestre 10k race run?
Sant Silvestre 10k Race Run
Date: 31 December 2019

A: You will need to register for the San Silvestre 10k race in Barcelona. Details on how to register are given below. Every participant of the race needs to have an electronic tracking chip for the run.

There are two different types of chips: the yellow chip and the white (sometimes black) chip. There is a registration fee. All those who do not have a personal yellow chip need to purchase a white chip at the registration (it can sometimes be black coloured, too) and pay an additional amount for the chip.

Registration fee: €14.00
Chip: €2.00

Every participant needs to go to the Complex Esportiu Municipal Bella (Avenida Litoral del Mar, 86 - 96) before starting the race to pick up the dorsal number and the chip in case you do not own your personal yellow chip. When you go to pick up your chip and number, make sure that you bring your registration receipt and your passport.

The Dorsal Number and the Chip Pick up Times
Date: 

Month Day Time
29 December Saturday 14:00 - 20:00
30 December Sunday 10:00 - 20:00
31 December Monday 10:00 - 15:00


Last pick up time: 15:00


Barcelona City Pass

Visit the official website to confirm the latest details

What is the Champion Chip and what does the colour stand for?

A Champion Chip is a miniature transponder in a specially designed housing, marked with a unique identification number. The transponder is a waterproof glass capsule that contains a silicon chip and an energizing coil.

Runners Yellow chips (personal 7-digit-chips)

Participants can own a yellow chip and use it in Champion Chip timed events around the world. Your personal yellow chip, bought in your country or abroad, can be used all over the world in many events timed by Champion Chip. All yellow chips have a 7-digit-code. You need to indicate these 7 digits in the field 'numero de xip'.

Runners Single Use Chips (SU Chips)

SU Chips are issued by the events for one time use only. After the race the chip can be kept as a souvenir. These chips are recycled by the organization at the end of the race for environmental reasons and for a humanitarian aid, as part of the paid amount goes to the NGO AFNE in Ethiopia. The SU Chips cannot be re-used in other Champion Chip timed events.


Tip Make sure when you register for this race to choose the correct chip on the form, otherwise you cannot continue the registration process.


For details about the two registration options, registration dates, places and how to go thorough the registration process, please follow the link below

How, where and when to register for the Sant Silvestre 10k run in Barcelona

For detailed official information about the Champion Chip organization, the different chips and how to purchase them as well as an events calendar, please click on the following link:

Champion Chips general information for the chip use at races

Back To The Top Of The Page