Colder than usual, light winds and overcast skies in this unusual winter season. This was the view this morning. solidarity run Elche has become a reference in the sports calendar. Nearly a thousand athletes completed the race this Sunday 10K Doner from Manolo Jaen stadium for a common good: helping programs Conciénciate foundationan organization that will benefit from the funds raised from the sale of the gowns this year. Shelter and Overnight Center for the Homeless in Elche.

Homeless

This resource, which is currently under construction, will be in operation every day of the week from eight at night to eight in the morning. 44 users. In addition to beds and showers, laundry and lockers are available, and dinner and breakfast are offered to users.

The test, held for the ninth time this year, included: Ariadna Rodenas, MTB cycling champion from Elche to start. The circular route started and ended at the stadium itself, and participants traveled in both directions along University Avenue, Station Street and Liberty Avenue.

classification

Burundian Eric Nzambimana He became the winner with a time of 29 minutes and 13 seconds. Took second place on the men’s podium Ossama Allaoui, The time is 29:47. And took third place Vicente Hernandez CabreraHe completed 29:55.


Elche Rotary 10K winner Eric Nzambimana from Burundi after crossing the finish line at the Manolo Jaén athletics stadium this Sunday Axel Alvarez


In the women’s category, Johanna Ardel He ranks first with his time of 34:59. On the other hand, at 37:12 Eva Sanchez Pastor ranks second. And finally he won the bronze medal Ana María Ribera Garcia, He completed a time of 39:05 minutes.

One hundred volunteers participated in the installation, most of them Doner Elche-Illice, Although there are collective organizations Be aware (30 more people), NGO that will receive solidarity aid.

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homologation

The 10K Rotary test is validated by: Royal Spanish Athletics Federation. Three years ago the track was modified to attract athletes and thus increase their chances of breaking records. Moreover, with this route, you come from the stands of the athletics track with spectators, which creates a greater atmosphere in the competitions.

A few days ago, 800 runners had already registered, and although the limit was 1,100 places, almost a thousand people signed up. 60% of the total participants were from other populations and ten nations

Organization

This Tuesday was the presentation of a test that found the surname of the construction and services firm called Jainser, which will collaborate within it for the next three years. organization And what are your goals? Companies such as Polo Club had also cooperated with the organization in previous years. Although the ninth edition is controversial career It was born in 2014 but had to be suspended in 2020. covid. “This 10 km race is a milestone for the city of Elche and it is a source of pride, satisfaction and happiness that this race is being held for another year, together with a society that is interested not only in sports but also in sports. solidarity goals“said Sports Council Member José Navarro during the presentation at the Elche City Council.

500 euro prize

10K Rotary retained its award this year too Elche City Council The “absolute race record” will belong to the athlete who passes the test score of 24:45 in the men’s category; In the women’s race, the time was 34:32, which was not the case today.

The test ended with a solidarity dinner given to the runners and citizens who purchased the solidarity bracelet. Also, as the mayor confirmed a few days ago Sports, José Navarro said: “The 10K Rotary remains a sustainable race, the technical t-shirts will be ecological, the trophies will be made of wood and eco inks and we are committed to achieving maximum savings of paper and plastic through the use of paper and plastic. Biodegradable materials.”