The LPA City Race celebrates its third edition taking place on the streets of Vegueta

The LPA City Race celebrates its third edition taking place on the streets of VeguetaLB/DLB

Third edition of LPA City Race 2023 I will go again On September 23 and 24, various points in the municipality Grand Canary palm trees. The test will be divided into two orientation races, in which runners from Ukraine, Estonia, Norway and the United Kingdom will participate as well as Spaniards, from the Peninsula and the Canary Islands, who will have the opportunity to enjoy the race.Discover truly special corners of the capital, both in rural landscapes (Near the campus of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) As urban (in the Triana-Vigueta region).

Each test has tracks with different levels of difficulty, ranging from the family promotion category, for those starting in this sport for the first time, to competitive categories in different age groups (from schoolchildren to veterans). Saturday, September 23, 2023It will be celebrated Mixed middle distance race (30-45 minutes of running); And Sunday, September 24thLong urban range, in addition Women’s race (approx 45-70 minutes). It will be run using updated maps, on unbreakable, waterproof paper, and with an electronic clip. In addition, there is a guidance method that can be accessed on the 24th.

The LPA City Race celebrates its third edition taking place on the streets of Vegueta.

Traffic will not be neutralized on Sunday

These tests usually take place in “wooded and natural environments, but we wanted to bring it closer to the urban environment to give it exposure,” recalls Ulises Ortiz, the race’s technical director. On Sunday’s test, which has an urban route, traffic will not be neutralized, so “at these road intersections, we will neutralize the time, prevent traffic from affecting us and The beacons will stop the clock so as not to penalize the contestants“.

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The first test will begin At 10:30 am on Saturday morningdeparting from the ULPGC Sports Pavilion (At 9:30 the testing office will open Credits and numbers will be delivered. The second Test will kick off from Santa Ana Arena at the same time. The results and the awards ceremony will be published From 1:30 p.m In the same outlet

The LPA City Race celebrates its third edition taking place on the streets of Vegueta.

the women’s race, Which will be held on Sunday within the Women and Sports Program of the Supreme Council for Sports and the Spanish Federation of Orienteering Sports, and will have a specific classification and medals in three categories.The top ranked woman registered in the Elite F category.

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