Some 1,500 athletes will participate in the "Ciudad de Torrevieja" Half Marathon, starting and finishing at Paseo de la Libertad

New this year is the Test Record financial prize, worth 300m euros.

The Sports Councilor 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 on Sunday, February 25, through the streets of Torrevieja. New this year is the Test Record financial prize, worth 300m euros.

The start and finish will be on Paseo de La Libertad and a participation of about 1,500 runners is expected, registered between both events, and which has a circuit approved by the Royal Spanish Athletics Federation (RFEA) and included in the national calendar and which, for the second time, will have categories for people with functional diversity (runners with physical disabilities in a wheelchair, auditory or visual sensory, physical and intellectual disabilities).

As these are two approved tests, they follow 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 it 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 those over 75 years old in both.

The 36th edition of the Half Marathon will feature runners of different nationalities, including European athletes and athletes from other countries outside Europe.

Registration is open until half an hour before each test. Until February 22, it will be available online on the website, and on Saturday, February 24, it can be done in person at the Youth Information and Animation Center (CIAJ). The collection of numbers will also be at the CIAJ on Saturday the 24th (from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.) and Sunday, February 25 (from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.).

All participants will have a runner's bag consisting of: an exclusive technical t-shirt commemorating the test from the Spanish brand JOMA, 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 so that everything goes perfectly. The two tests will have a health deployment throughout the entire route made up of several ambulances and health coordinators.