The Department of Sports of the City of Totana organizes, in collaboration with the Athletics Federation of the Region of Murcia, the "5K Festival of Santiago", framed within the program of patron celebrations of Totana 2019.
The test was presented by the mayor, Juan José Cánovas, and the municipal technician and coordinator of the event, Jesús Serrano;
and will be held on Friday, July 19, at 9:00 p.m.
although they will begin before the children's races, starting at 20 hours.
The route will be on an urban circuit, being the exit and goal in the Plaza de la Constitución, where the refreshment station will be located.
The main novelty of this edition is that all the circuits of the different tests have been modified, which can be consulted on the website of the race www.
The races will start at 20 hours, with the prebenjamín test over a distance of 500 meters.
The second test will be at 20:15 with the categories Benjamín and Alevin, over a distance of 1000 meters;
and the third and last children's test, will take place at 20.30, for the infantile and cadet categories, with a distance of 1360 meters.
To conclude, the absolute race will be held at 21:00 hours, in the case of youth categories to veterans, over a distance of 5,440 meters, having to complete four laps to a circuit, except for the youth category that will have to complete a total of 2 laps.
The inscriptions can be made on the web www.asuspuestos.com, from the publication of this regulation and until the closing date of the registrations, fixing such day for Wednesday, July 17.
The children's races are completely free, while the registration fee of the absolute race is five euros.
In addition, no registration will be made after the deadline or the day of the race;
and the delivery of numbers will be carried out in the Plaza de la Constitución, starting at 19:00 hours, and up to five minutes before the start of each of the scheduled tests.
Similarly, there will be trophies for the first three classified in the categories from youngest to veterans, the first three absolutes in the 5k and the first five places in the 5k.
There will also be medals for all participants of the prebenjamín category, since this race is participatory, without classification;
and finally, a technical shirt for all participants in the 5k.
The test will be controlled by personnel of the organization and the judges of the Athletics Federation of the Region of Murcia;
while time control, results and classifications will be borne by the timekeeping company.
Participating runners will have at their disposal a shower service at the end of the race, in the Municipal Gymnasium "La Cárcel", as well as a left-luggage service in the starting and finishing area.
The organization contemplates an adequate medical device in accordance with current legislation, and all participants will be included in a sports accident insurance policy and will be covered for any accidents that may occur as a result of the development of the race.
From the City of Totana we want to thank the collaboration in this sporting event of the companies MOYCA and HERO, which facilitate the refreshment of grapes and energy bars;
and on the other hand, of the Athletics Federation of the Region of Murcia, which the judges provide on the day of the race and they collect us in their regional calendar of popular races
Also, as it can not be otherwise, we must thank the collaboration of sports volunteers and Civil Protection and Local Police, which are essential for this popular race can be done.