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Registration Continues For Saturday’s Rosarito-Puerto Nuevo Half-Marathon

Novermber 5, 2009

 

Registration Continues For Saturday’s

Rosarito-Puerto Nuevo Half-Marathon

 

 

ROSARITO BEACH, BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO---Registration is underway for the fifth Rosarito-Puerto Nuevo Half Marathon this Saturday, an event that organizers hope will attract 600 participants in various categories.

 

Categories for the event along the Pacific Ocean are men, women 18 to 24; 25 to 29 30 to 34; 35 to 39; 40 to 44; 45 to 49; 50  to 54; 55 to 59  and over 60 years. There also is a wheelchair category.

 

Trophies will be awarded for first, second and third place in each category, including wheelchairs. Cash prizes for the winners are first $400, second $300 and third $ 200.

 

For winners in the wheelchair categories first will be $150, second $100 and third $50. The winning Rosarito residents in men and women’s categories will each receive $200. They must prove at least three years of residence.

 

Commemorative medals will be awarded for the first 150 men and 50 women who finish and shirts given to each participant.

 

Entry fee is $100 pesos or $10 U.S. and registration is available at the Rosarito Convention & Visitors Bureau or the Institutes of Sport in Mexicali, Ensenada and Tijuana.

 

The last day to register will be tomorrow (Friday, Nov. 6) from 3 to 5 p.m. at the race pavilion.  More information is available by calling 661-614-1454 in Puerto Nuevo, 661-612-0396 in Rosarito or emailing

promoter@rosarito.org

 

From the U.S. people can phone 1800 962 BAJA

 

Management of the event is provided the State Association of Athletics of Baja California and the event is endorsed by the Mexican Federation of Athletics.

 

"This event is a tradition in Rosarito and people are excited about another great event with a large of number of participants,” said Gerardo Medina, president of the State Association of Athletics.

Published Thursday, November 05, 2009 3:03 PM by Zinnia Q.

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