Punta Umbría celebrates this Sunday its half marathon
Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 3, the registration period for the VIII ‘Ciudad de Punta Umbría’ Half Marathon, which will be held next Sunday, ends. Athletes interested in participating must fill out the form on the web www.mediamaratondepuntaumbria.es. So far, the test has 240 registered runners out of the 300 available places.
The appointment will begin next Sunday, May 7, at 10:00 a.m. and the maximum duration will be 2 hours and 30 minutes, closing the finish line at 12:30 p.m.
The VIII Media Marathon ‘Ciudad de Punta Umbría’ will do three laps of a 7000-meter circuit, to complete the final 21 kilometers and 100 meters. The race will start and finish at the municipal sports center Antonio Gil Hernandez.
The tour will pass through the streets Andévalo, Campiña, Almería, La Libertad, Ciudad de Huelva, Andalucía, del Océano and del Atlántico avenues, Lepanto and Ancha streets, José Caballero avenue, Natación street, Marina avenue and Manuel Retamales Benítez street to the Antonio Gil Hernández municipal sports center .
The VIII ‘Ciudad de Punta Umbría’ Half Marathon will have categories from senior to master G, the same for men as for women, with prizes for the first three of each of them and a commemorative medal of the test for all those who cross the finish line . There will also be a specific classification for whats local athletes.
In addition, the race is included in the 2023 Gran Fondo Provincial Circuit of the Diputación de Huelva.
Popular race parallel to the half marathon
In parallel, the ’60th anniversary’ popular race will be held on the same day starting at 9.30 am at the Antonio Gil Hernández sports center. In addition, there will be children’s races in the same facilities from 10.15. These last two competitions will be free.
The test is organized by the Punta Umbría City Council, with the collaboration of Club Atlético Punta Umbría, Diputación de Huelva, Junta de Andalucía, Puntiti Sport, Chiguagua, Ida y Vuelta and Hostal Manuela.