In the morning of today, at the Alcantarilla Air Base, the chief colonel of the same, Fernando Goy Martín, has officially presented the IV Carrera Popular Air Base Alcantarilla, in just a few days, next Sunday, February 19, we will have In its fourth edition, a very special test for our municipality.
The Mayor of Alcantarilla, Joaquín Buendía Gómez, along with Ginés Ros, a member of the Municipal Board of Sangonera la Seca and the president of the Athletics Federation of the Region of Murcia (FAMU), Juanma Molina, as well as the executive director of the Carrera, Lieutenant Colonel, José Pablo Aldama, who gave the attendees all the details of this sporting event.
In that presentation was also the Councilor for Sports and Youth, Antonio Martínez Griñán.
The exit and finish area will be in the Calle Mayor, at the height of Adolfo Suárez Square, as in these last editions, will be the focus of this event organized by the Alcantarilla Air Base with the close collaboration of the Council of Sports of the Alcantarilla Town Hall, the district of Sangonera la Seca and the Athletics Federation of the Region of Murcia, and as in previous editions, the benefits that will be obtained will go to two charitable associations, non-profit.
The beginning of this IV Carrera Popular Sewer Air Base will be at 10 o'clock in the morning, with the delivery of trophies at 12 o'clock.
In the Region of Murcia two events of this type, already consolidated, are organized by Units of the Armed Forces, such as the Cross of Artillery (by the Anti-Aircraft Artillery Regiment 73, Army) and the Route of Strengths (By the Marine Infantry School "General Albacete y Fuster", Navy).
In 2014, when the Air Base of Alcantarilla, of the Air Force, organized the I Half Marathon and 10 K "Air Base of Alcantarilla".
The race, like the previous ones, has a popular character and is open to any broker or runner, federated or not, born in 1999 and earlier.
It has two distances one of 14.1 km. (Exit street in Major street, turn by Hero towards Av. Príncipe, turn right towards Sangonera la Seca, through the roundabout Ejercito del Aire, where the Aviocar to get to the streets of the Murcian hamlet, turn again direction Ejercito del Aire roundabout and turn right towards West Industrial Park, to enter the Air Base through the well-known gate of El Palmar, passing through the airstrip itself , As well as the take-off and landing runway, take the road for the "mattress" of parachute launches, to the avenue of Sangonera la Verde and take back again our main street for the arrival at the finish line) and 5 km ( Exit and Meta on Calle Mayor, turn by Hero to Av. Príncipe, turn again to Calle Mayor by the Ejercito del Aire roundabout, where the Aviocar is exposed to reach the finish line).
The test is included in the Official Calendar of the "Region of Murcia Challenge 2017" of the FAMU.
All registrations have been made through the website of the Federation www.famu.es, and can still be done, because the deadline was opened until 20:00 hours tomorrow Wednesday, February 15.
This morning we still have to close the registrations, the subscribers exceed 1,350 runners and it is expected to reach 1,500.
If everything goes as normal, the first of the 5 km runners is expected.
Reach the goal on the 16 minutes, while the first of the 14 Km. The estimated time is about 45 minutes.
The ridges will be available at the DECATHLON mall (in the Parque Empresarial Oeste, next to the Air Base and Autopía Alcantarilla-El Palmar) on Friday the 17th (from 12:00 to 13:30 and from 17:00 to 21:30 Hours) and Saturday, February 18 (from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and from 5:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.), while the day of the test may be picked up at Adolfo Suárez Square from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 40 hours, being mandatory to submit ID or identity document, next to the mentioned FAMU card to opt for said discount.
It is remembered that the dorsal can not be folded because it has attached the timing chip.
The Air Base of Alcantarilla organized in May 2014 for the first time a popular race, a half marathon that counted on two thousand participants, thus commemorating also the 75 anniversary of the creation of the Air Force, maintaining this commitment by the popular athletics organizing this race popular.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Alcantarilla