Cuba Hosts Half-Marathon in Varadero

Matanzas, Jan 4 .- The second edition of the Varadero Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 31 with the aim of becoming the most enjoyable race in the Caribbean, said in Matanzas Tuesday the organizers.


As explained, the race will take place in a flat, fast and close to the coast, with departure at 06:30, local time, in the Hotel Melia Varadero and finish line in the Hicacos Shopping Center of the resort city, located 130 kilometers from Havana.

‘Running in Varadero will be a luxurious opportunity for runners from both the courtyard and abroad, and therefore we expect greater participation than last year’, Alberto Juantorena, president of the event’s organizing committee, told Prensa Latina.

National Institute of Sports Vice President , Physical Education and Recreation (Inder) specified that the inscription will be open until the last moment to make it easier for everyone who wishes to join and receive their bib for a sporting event which every day generates more expectations.

Parallel to the half marathon, there will be a 10 kilometer race and another one of three, this last one called Popular Race, in which all people over 10 years old can participate.

The Varadero International Half Marathon is sponsored by the Cuban Athletics Federation, Inder, Cubadeportes and the Fernando Pineda TravelService company. (Prensa Latina)