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he Visitor reception center This Saturday host the 2023 Cordoba Half Marathon parade, which will take place on Sunday, November 26 in the streets of the city. Departing at 10:00 from Avenida Vallelano, the athletes will complete a route of over 21 kilometers that ends again at Puerta del Puente.

Registration stage Cordoba Half Marathon It concluded last Sunday with the sale of 6,334 numbers by the Municipal Sports Institute (EMDECO), the municipal body that has organized this sporting event since its first edition in 1985. Therefore, there was a growth of 10.3% compared to last year’s edition, and since then 5,683 athletes have made their mark. official on their participation.

the Racing numbers It is also positive in terms of female attendance, as 1,013 women will participate, representing 15.9% of the total. It is also better than those recorded in 2022, when there were 872 female registrations and a 15.3% increase compared to men. The Cordoba Race has more women starting every year, and the data proves it.

In addition to the national athletes – among whom will be nearly 2,000 Cordobans -, the organization highlighted the presence Participants from outside Spain. In fact, this event next Sunday 26 November in Cordoba will be run by runners coming from abroad, from countries such as the United Kingdom, Poland, Portugal, Belgium or France.

During the launch ceremony held on Saturday at the Visitor Reception Center, Marian AguilarHe was accompanied by the President of the Municipal Sports Institute, Salvador Fuentes, President of the Regional Council of Córdoba; Antonio Martin, Sports Representative of the Regional Foundation; Marta Dominguez, University Athletic Director; and Sebastian Del Rey, Director of Emdico.

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On the other hand, there was also a presence Carmen Avileswho was responsible for the presentation of the T-shirt for this edition of the Cordoba Half Marathon 2023. In addition, the athlete from Cordoba was honored for her sporting successes in a presentation in which the presence of Fermin Cacho was also announced at the Cordoba Half Marathon 2023. The starting line is from Vallelano Street.

Al-Qurtubi Juan Ignacio Grondona (Club Atletismo Cordobés), third place in last year’s edition, also attended the Cordoba Half Marathon presentation, an event in which he will compete again this year and will try to be in the battle with the best. On the other hand, the oldest athlete to participate in the event is José Molero, 82, while Isabel Carrera, 71, is the oldest woman on record.

On the other hand, the Apron set and runner gallery It will be held at the Royal Stables between the 23rd and the 25th, on Thursday and Friday of next week, between 10:00 and 14:00 and between 17:00 and 20:30, and on Saturday without interruption between 10:00 and 20:00. There will be no handing over of numbers on race day, and departure is scheduled for 10:00 from Avenida Vallelano. Moreover, another novelty is that the athletes will receive the medal after reaching the finish line. Everything is ready for Cordoba to enjoy the half marathon.

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