The International Marathon Mendoza will be carried out on November 21, With the presence of more than six thousand runners, and a large number of registrants from Chile and Brazil.
Under the organization of the Filípides Foundation, this test it has been carried out for 21 years, and the circuit is endorsed by the World Athletics.
Thanks to the services provided to the broker and quality standards, competition is considered the most important in the region, in addition to generating great interest, both in national and foreign corridors.
The competition, which was declared of national interest, will have a financial prize for the athletes who achieve the circuit record in the 42k, with 2 hours and 19 minutes in men, achieved in 2006 by José Luis Luna, and by Adela Barrios, with 2 hours and 47 minutes, in ladies, registered in 2019.
What’s more, there will also be an incentive for the best local athletes in the mother distance, award called Cristian Malgioglio, in honor of the first athlete who conquered this test.
On the other hand, since the competition tends to summon a large number of Chilean and Brazilian runners, there will also be a recognition for the best classified in each of those countries. In the rest of the distances there will also be money prizes for each of the winners.
The event will have four distances, with the detail that each of the Arrivals It will be together with the gates of the San Martín Park:
- Marathon: The 42,195 meters will start next to the Cacheuta suspension bridges. The postcard of the beginning of the race will be the sunrise with the sun rising from the mountains.
- Half marathon: The 21 kilometers will begin its journey from the Luján de Cuyo and Godoy Cruz vineyards, and then travel the provincial route.
- The 10k and 4k: both the beginning and the end of the competitions are in the San Martín Park, with circuits through the main tourist places of the city.
The half marathon was a success
The Mendoza Half Marathon, held in February, was the only large-scale street race held in the country in times of pandemic and, thanks to the protocols and care implemented, it was a success.
With the presence of more than two thousand runners, The 21 and 10 kilometer tests were carried out. In the maximum distance, the winners were Antonio Poblete and Daiana Ocampo.
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