Montcada i Reixac will host the 6th European Championship Racing Mountain Veterans to be held on 30 April 2017 in a circuit of 13.4 km from the Sierra de Marina coinciding with the 4th edition of the Montescatano . Youth Athletic Montcada organize this competition in collaboration with the City Council, the Spanish Athletics Federation and the European Masters Athletics (EMA), a European organization of athletics for veterans. Representatives of the Catalan Athletics Federation met in the Sierra de Marina circuit during the celebration of the last Championship Catalonia mountain which took place last April in the framework of the last Montescatano and proposed to JAM organize the biannual European competition is aimed at athletes from more than 35 years must have file with their respective national federations. From January will create a website with information about the registration period and the possibilities for accommodation aimed at athletes wishing to participate in a test that limit the participation of 450 athletes. The celebration of this European Championship force to make changes to Montescatano that happen three to two races with a distance of 21.7 km and 13.4, the latter is open to all athletes who have not been participated in the European Championship not to have details of the Spanish Athletics Federation. Another objective of JAM is to standardize the 21.7 km race to enter the calendar of the Federation of Hikers Entities of Catalonia (FEEC). The organizers of the event visited the City on 4 November to sign a cooperation agreement signed by the Mayor of Montcada, Laura Campos (ICV); President of EMA, the German Kurt Kaschke; and the president of the JAM, Ildefons Teruel. The event was also attended by the president of the Catalan Athletics Federation, Jose Maria Antentas, which has been one of the promoters holding the European Championship in Moncada. Antentas, who still participates in competitions with his club veterans, athletic Youth Sabadell, thanked the collaboration of the JAM and the City Council and stressed the virtues of a municipality "with very good connections with the rest of Catalonia and enjoys a large natural environment." Meanwhile, Laura Campos applauded holding such sports competitions related to nature to help change the image of the city, "Montcada is not just cement, roads and infrastructure, and we feel privileged having natural environment so close." Moreover, the president of the JAM was very "excited" with this new organizational challenge: "Once consolidated Montescatano, our goal is that this competition will serve to raise awareness at European and national level, a environment so interesting to track mountain."
Josep Maria Antentas took advantage of his visit to Montcada i Reixac to deliver Ildefons Teruel bronze medal montcadenc the athlete won the 13th Championship of Catalonia and 10 kilometers on Route Absolut veteran who organized the CN Sabadell on October 23 in the capital of Vallès Occidental. Teruel was third in the category of over 55 years with a time of 39 minutes and 57 seconds.