San Cristóbal de Las Casas ready to carry out sporting events in commemoration of the Virgin of Ocotlán


After waiting for the time indicated by the health authorities, the celebration committee of the Tlaxcala neighborhood in San Cristóbal de Las Casas has everything ready to carry out sporting events in commemoration of the Virgin of Ocotlán.

As is the tradition in that area, next Sunday, February 20, the competitions will be Cycling and Athletics. The general public may participate. Daniel Martínez Gómez, the organizer of these activities, commented for “Cuarto Poder” that they will start at 8 in the morning.

“We are very happy to be able to carry out another edition. We know that we are still in this pandemic; however, as organizers, we make a great effort to make sure everything goes smoothly. We have asked both runners and attendees to maintain sanitary care and thus prevent the spread of the virus, ”he indicated.

Martínez Gómez stressed that for Athletics the category will be free, it will be in the women’s and men’s branches. They will have to travel a distance of 7 kilometers. Regarding the award, the first place will get 800 pesos in cash; the second, 600, and 400 for whoever crosses in third place.

“In Cycling, the circuit consists of a total of 25 kilometers, with 5 categories: youth, free, veterans, and master veterans. They have asked us if there will be road safety. Yes, we have it covered. They will also have hydration, ”he said.

Similarly, he recalled that the inscriptions are directly at Calzada Tlaxcala number 22, in front of the Escuela Normal Larráinzar, from 9 in the morning to 9 at night. Likewise, they can request information at telephone numbers 9671154917, 96712963 41, and 9676880138.

Finally, the organizer made it clear that the competition will have a quota of 300 participants, which will be divided into 200 for Athletics and 100 for Cycling, for which he urged those who wish to be part of the festivities to register as soon as possible. soon as possible.

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