The City Council of Estepona has presented the trophy and the official shirt of the I Estepona Coastal Path Half Marathon ‘IKOS Andalusia Trophy’, which will take place on May 1.
This new sports activity takes place in the great sustainable infrastructure that has been implemented to unite the entire maritime frontallowing the city to be structured from the sea and enjoy enclaves that were inaccessible and that now offer a privileged view of the city.
The test, which will run for a total of 21,097 kilometers, will start at 9:30 a.m. from Montemayor de Cancelada street. The first five kilometers will be carried out through urbanizations of this urban center until reaching the first aid station where the route will begin along the coastal path until reaching the Estepona promenade, which will be followed by corridors until reaching the fishing port. Then they will go around the Lighthouse and continue along the Avenida de España until the confluence with the Avenida de Andalucía. They will pass through the Ortiz square to enter Calle Real until they come out at Avenida San Lorenzo. The participants will go up Juan Carlos I Avenue until they reach the Fair and Sports Park to enter the Athletics Stadium.
The Difficulty for the runners will be in the different types of soils that the route presentssince they will cross concrete surfaces, compacted earth, walkways and wooden bridges.
The circuit will have checkpoints along the route with the presence of judges from the Andalusian Athletics Federation. In addition, there will be four refreshment points at kilometers 5, 10, 15 and 19. In addition, the organization will enable buses to transport the runners to the start area and a cloakroom vehicle.
Registration, which will be open until 2:00 p.m. on April 27, can be made through the website www.dorsalchip.es. The prices are 15 euros for the first 200 registered and 20 euros for the rest until the quota is completed, which has been set at a maximum of 750 participants. In this regard, the organization has reported that there are already 714 registered.
The categories called are Junior, Promise, Senior, Veterans from 35 to 70 years old and Absolute Local. Important economic amounts will be distributed in prizes.