More than 500 runners will compete for the II Mar Menor Running Challenge

The II Mar Menor Running ChallengeThe II Mar Menor Running Challenge

More than 500 runners will compete in the second Mar Menor Running Challenge on Sunday , November 4 . During the test, organized by the sports association Games Sport , in collaboration with the Department of Sports of the City of Cartagena , athletes will explore the landscapes of the  coast of Cartagena. 

The mayor of Sports, Manuel Mora has detailed the details of the sporting event, along with him have appeared the General Director of Sports, Alonso Gómez and the president of the Sport Games Sports Association, Lázaro Galindo.

This race is consolidated in its second edition as one of the most important dates of the winter calendar when entering the official circuit of the VII League of Popular Racing of the Region of Murcia. 

As indicated by the Councillor for Sports, Manuel Mora, this sporting event has as it’s main objective to boost the literal of the Mar Menor outside the peak season. 

Thus, the Mar Menor Running Challenge consists of four distances : 21 kilometers of hiking route ; 5; 10 and 21 kilometers of race, that will have exit and goal in Playa Paraiso. The athletes will tour the landscapes of Islas MenoresMar de CristalLos Urrutias Los Nietos .

The layout of these races is composed of 60 percent asphalt and 40 percent of paths, dirt, roads and tracks . The exit of the senderista route will inaugurate the test at 9:30 am , which will be followed by the rest of the races starting at 10:30 am. 

On the other hand, the president of Game Sport, Lázaro Galindo , explained that in this second edition the registrations have been closed with twice as many registrations as last year, that is, more than 500 runners have formalized their registration for this new edition .

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