Roger Sans and Argentina Oria de Rueda, winners of the 31st City of Tarragona Half Marathon
This Sunday, November 6, the streets of the city have once again filled with runners who participated in one of the most anticipated races of the year, the “Ciutat de Tarragona” Half Marathon + 10k, which this year reaches its 31st edition. iconic sporting event It has brought together a total of 1,500 participants, 833 have run the Half Marathon and 677, the 10K.
By origin, 44% of people who have participated are from the city, 28% are from the province and 26% from the rest of Catalonia. It should also be noted that 23.60% of the participants are women.
Roger Sans Ribas -with a time of 1 hour, 09 minutes and 33 seconds- He has achieved the best male mark in the Half Marathon, while Argentina Oria de Rueda Jara -with a time of 1 hour, 21 minutes and 33 seconds- She was the first participant to cross the finish line. Regarding the 10K racethe best women's and men's brands have been achieved Alberto Moral Ruiz and Paula Hritiu.
The two races, starting and finishing at the Muelle de costa, started at 9 am and the participants ran around the new circuit, the main novelty of this 31st edition. The runners have passed through more natural and heritage spaces, a more attractive route that responds to the demands of the participants with whom they worked together.
The Sports Minister of the Tarragona City Council, Maria José López, has made a very positive assessment of the sporting event, both for the good reception of the new route, as well as for the number of participants and the development of the race. “Today we enjoyed the 31st Tarragona City +10k Half Marathon, where 1,500 athletes took part. The will of Tarragona Esports is to continue reinforcing this emblematic event with sustainability criteria, listening to the demands of the participants and maintaining and expanding alliances with sponsors and collaborators", said López, who highlighted that the Media Martaón + 10K "City of Tarragona” “is a more than consolidated race that contributes to projecting the Tarragona brand”.
The Minister of Sports has once again thanked the "great work of all those who make it possible for this sporting event to be a success: The 200 volunteers from various entities in the city, the staff of Tarragona Sports, all the security forces , sponsors and collaborators, among many others”.