This Sunday, April 10, two years after the outbreak of the epidemic, The marathon is back From Barranquilla, who has already registered in this edition more than 7 thousand runners interested in participating.
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The Universidad de la Costa CUC and the Free Triathlon Sports Club, with the support of the Mayor’s Office, through the Sports Secretariat, presented the race for the revitalization of the sports circuit in Colombia.
In its sixth edition, the sporting event surpassed the number of entries from the previous race and welcomed in addition to the national runners Athletes from the United StatesPanama, Italy, Mexico, Spain, Venezuela and Canada.
The organizers announced a portfolio of 23 million pesos under their prize scheme for 21,000 runs in the elite and professional categories, as well as incentives, prizes and medals in other categories.
Barranquilla Marathon will have attractions along its routes, different cultural manifestations and Atlantic Carnival It is Barranquilla.
More and more Barranquilla residents are interested every day in having healthy habits and lifestyles
Athletes enrolled in the 21K will have a route that passes through the city’s famous sites from the entire Gran Malecón, Edgar Rentería Stadium and Sugar Baby Rojas, Shark’s Fin ruins and city parks.
It will also pass through the code Princess de la Rosa theater and the Fluvial Intendancy, as well as the entire cultural district of Barrio Abajo and the heritage strip of the El Prado neighborhood.
“Every day more Barranquilla residents are interested in having healthy habits and lifestyles, and from the District’s Secretariat for Leisure and Sports, we will always support these initiatives,” said Gabriel Berdugo, head of the profile for this region.
The start of the Barranquilla Marathon
- 21k, 5:15 a.m. This distance is run in an average time of three hours.
- 10k, 5:30 a.m. This distance runs in an average time of 2 hours.
- 5K, 5:45 a.m. This distance runs in an average time of 90 minutes.
For Eduardo Cressian, Dean of the University of La Costa, this event remained in the heart of Barranquilla.
“This wonderful sports festival starting today not only moves the economic sector, but also helps improve physical activity in Barranquilla. We, from the university, are joining these great events in the city,” said the director.
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Barranquilla Marathon Exhibition
Business Expofitme, which focuses More than 50 brands At the Blue Gardens Convention Center, it will take place on Friday and Saturday, April 8 and 9.
At that place, the sets will be personally delivered to the runners who have registered for the Barranquilla Marathon. Enabled schedule for group claim from 9am to 8pm.
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