The Department of Sports reports that this Friday, December 6, the popular race "5K Constitution Day 2019" took place around the Sports Pavilion "Manolo Ibáñez", also framed in the program of patron saint parties of Santa Eulalia, and organized by the Department of Sports, in collaboration with the Athletics Federation of the Region of Murcia, and that for the first time in its history hosted the Regional Road Championship of the distance of 5 kilometers, also having a historical record of participation of 925 athletes of all ages.
With the 5-kilometer queen test, an intense morning of popular athletics began, directed for the sub-23 categories until veterans, where finally one of the main favorites in the men's general classification, Ivan Hernández Illán, of the Mobel Automenor Running Team was imposed , followed by Alvaro Martínez García, from Ucam Cartagena, and Ramón Martínez Martínez, from Mobel Automenor Running Team.
As for the female general, Almudena García Victorio, of the Fondistas de Alcantarilla, finished at the top of the podium, while Sabina María Rico Campillo, of the CA Nogalte Hogar Puerto Lumbreras, and Irene Martínez Padilla, of UCAM Cartagena, occupied the second and third place respectively.
As for the local men's classification, the three best classified were Antonio Domingo Pintado Navarro, Anas Hichami and Diego Manuel Vidal Mora, in the same order;
while the best local female athletes were Marina Hidalgo Belmonte, María Verónica Baños Martínez and María José Nicolás López.
Regarding the results of the regional championship in route of 5000 meters, the Mobel Automenor Running Team was imposed in men's modality, followed by Rajaos Runners of Alcantarilla and Eliocroca de Lorca;
and in female mode, the winning team was the CA Puertas de Lorca.
Regarding the individual modality, the regional champions in the different categories were the following: Francisco Pastor, of the CA Nogalte Hogar Puerto Lumbreras, in the sub20 category;
Avaro Martínez and Irene Martínez, of Ucam Cartagena, in sub23;
Ivan Hernández Illán, of the Mobel Automenor Running Team, and Almudena García, of the Fondistas de Alcantarilla, in senior;
Antonio Parra, of Rajaos Runners, and Sabina María Rico, of the CA Nogalte Hogar Puerto Lumbreras, in master 35.
In addition, the winners, in master 45, were Lucio José Martínez and María Díaz, of CA Puertas de Lorca, in master 40;
José Luis Monreal, from AC Vinos DOP Jumilla, and Ginesa Díaz, from CA Puertas de Lorca;
and José Antonio Téllez, of the Marathon Cartagena, and María Nicolás, of the Alcaraz Group, in master 50;
Eduardo Escolar, from the Runtitron Cartagena CD, in master 55;
Juan Ramón González, of CA Puertas de Lorca, and Toñi Ruipérez, of CA Jacinto Benavente, in master 60;
Domingo Pérez, of the Challenge Yes I Can, in master 65;
and finally, in the 70 master category, Milagros Martínez, of the CA Puertas de Lorca.
On the other hand, starting at 11:30 am, the children's tests began, aimed at the categories from prebenjamin to youth with distances ranging between 350 and 2,200 meters depending on the ages of the participants.
In the Benjamin category, the champions were Juan José Motos Abellán and Lucía Barqueros Abellán;
in fry, David Clemente Soria and Eulalia María Rodríguez García;
in children, Adrián Puerto Usero and Julia Marín Pérez;
in cadet, Francisco Javier Pelegrín Martínez and Miriam Andreu Díaz;
and in the youth category, Darío Fernández Morote and Celia Valero Martínez won.
In addition, the best local classifieds of the children's categories will have the opportunity to participate in the Regional Final of Field through School Sports, organized by the General Directorate of Sports of the Region of Murcia.
The competition concluded as usual with the delivery of trophies to the first three of classified of each one of the categories, to the first three of the absolute general and to the five best places, also of the absolute test of five kilometers, where It was attended by the mayor of Totana, Juan José Cánovas Cánovas;
the Councilor for Sports, Agustín Gonzalo Martínez Hernández;
and the mayor of Urban Planning and Services, Pedro José Sánchez Pérez.
The medals and trophies were also subsequently awarded to the regional champions of the different categories convened.
Finally, the Department of Sports wants to thank the collaboration in this test of sports volunteers, Civil Protection, sports clubs, Local Police, Athletics Federation of the Region of Murcia and Physical Education teachers of the local schools, which They have made it possible for all of them that this 5K Totana Constitution Day 2019 be a reality, and also be a success of participation.
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Source: Ayuntamiento de Totana / Totana.com