the Cordoba Half Marathon It’s just about the bar. The test that will take place next Sunday, November 26, already exceeds 6,100 athletes, although it will be Sunday when the end of the registrations ends, which has already improved in data on the test that was conducted last year, the first after the coronavirus pandemic.
With less than 48 hours until the end of the registration period, Marian Aguilar, the president of the Municipal Sports Institute (Emdico), organizer of this major sporting event in Córdoba, reported that they are “very happy” that the numbers for 2022 have improved. “The people of Cordoba will be very proud of this half marathon because we have the best scenario,” said the city council’s sports advisor.
Regarding data, although it will be difficult to reach the maximum quota of 8,500 registrants, the organization revealed that they are already A total of 6,158 participants Those who will run on Sunday, November 26 through Cordoba. A route of more than 21 kilometers that starts on Avenida Conde Vallelano (10:00) and ends at Puerta del Puente after crossing the Roman Bridge, which Marian Aguilar considers “the best final arc any media can have.”
For this edition of Emdico’s “A Sporting Event We Care and Pamper”, the figures detail a total of 5,022 runners doing it individually and 1,065 through different clubs. The head of the Municipal Sports Institute also confirmed this 40% of participants will be running this event for the first time.
With the last two days remaining before registration closes, Aguilar highlighted that the test will be conducted in total 4971 men and 1053 women. Moreover, only 1,733 are from Cordoba, so “the rest of the runners who visit us are from other cities, and we also have athletes who come from abroad, such as the United Kingdom, Poland, Portugal, Belgium or France,” he said as president. From Emdico.
“There is no doubt that this event is a social event that has an impact on overnight stays and hotel occupancy of 25%. Today, because of the half marathon, There is 60% hotel occupancy.” For the weekend for testing which also brings many new features in this version. “We want to show our best side, we Cordobanians are proud of our heritage and the collection of bibs will be in the royal stables so that those who come from abroad can visit our historic center,” said Marian Aguilar.
On the other hand, the president of EMDECO pointed out that “ Medals “They will be awarded at the entrance to the finish line.” They will be awards that the organization aims to “be” with continuousAnd to have “that commitment to the environment.” In addition, runners at the entrance to the finish line will be able to do so Engraved” with mark and time “Which they did.”
Work was also done to “improve runners’ pockets” and to “provide advice to athletics clubs.” Marian Aguilar said, who indicated that in Royal stables “There will be”Situations And spaces designated for promoting athletics.”