Almost 1,000 athletes have already signed up for the 35th Half Marathon and 5K that will take place on February 26 starting from Paseo de la Libertad

The 35th edition of the Half Marathon will feature, at least, athletes from 19 nationalities, including European athletes and those from other countries such as the US or the British Virgin Islands.
From the organization an appeal is made to all those who want to participate as volunteers, being able to register through the web

The Councilor for Sports of the Torrevieja City Council, Diana Box Alonso, together with the president of the Torrevieja Athletics Club, José Manuel Pizana, and Luis Manuel Corchete, technical director of the event, have announced the technical details of the Half Marathon and 5K of Torrevieja that will take place next Sunday, February 26, through the streets of Torrevieja.

The Councilor for Sports, Diana Box, wanted to highlight the recovery of this event and "that it be a local entity that is organizing this important sporting event for Torrevieja and the Vega Baja region." There are almost a thousand participants who have registered between both tests, which has a circuit approved by the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (RFEA) and included in the national calendar and which, for the first time, will have categories for people with diversity functional, where it already has more than a dozen registered.

As they are two approved tests, they have the RFEA regulations, which stipulate a maximum time for each of the races. For the 5K, participants will have a maximum time of 45 minutes to finish it, while those who compete in the Half Marathon must do so in two hours and forty-five minutes. The minimum age to participate in the 5K is 14 years old, while for the Half Marathon it is 18 years old, up to over 75 years old in both.

The organization has provided some data on the participants who are already registered where women account for 40%, compared to 60% of male participants. "These data make us proud because we are close to parity in this sport," were the words of José Manuel Pizana, president of the athletics club. The 35th edition of the Half Marathon will have 19 nationalities among which European athletes and other countries such as the United States or the British Virgin Islands stand out.

Registration is open up to half an hour before the celebration of each test. Until February 23, it will be available online on the website, and on Saturday, February 25 and Sunday, February 26, it can be done in person. On Saturday, at the Habaneras Shopping Center, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and on Sunday at the Municipal Tourist Office from 08:00 a.m. until half an hour before the celebration of each of the tests. The collection of numbers will be both days at the same points.

All participants will have a runner's bag made up of: an exclusive technical t-shirt commemorating the event by the Spanish brand JOMA, a water can donated by the Habaneras Shopping Center, a commemorative gymsack, isotonic drinks and various sports supplementation products. All runners who reach the finish line will receive their commemorative medal that can be engraved, free of charge, with their name and time.

The organization also wanted to thank the collaboration of the Local Police, Civil Protection, Civil Guard, as well as all the volunteers who have already registered. The two tests will have a health deployment throughout the route made up of 6 ambulances and health coordinators.