12,000 registered, the challenge of the HPS San Silvestre de Las Palmas 2018 – The Province

12,000 registered, the challenge of the HPS San Silvestre de Las Palmas 2018 - The Province

The HPS San Silvestre of The Gran Canarian palms repeats the formula sport, fun and solidarity for its seventeenth edition, which will take place next December 31 through the streets of the capital, again beat their participation record.

Those responsible for the organization of the event, sponsored one more year by the Hospital Perpetuo Socorro, they hope to reach the figure of 12,000 registered, looking like this overcome in a thousand of people the 2017 record for consolidate among the three races of this type more participatory of those held in Spanish territory, only behind those of Valencia and the mythical 'Vallecana' of Madrid.

A total of 1,500 unconditional have already formalized their registration through the official website (www.hpssansilvestrelaspalmas.com). From this Thursday 29 in the headquarters of Perpetuo Socorro Hospital, in the ground floor of the specialty building, it will be possible to sign up in person and remove the bib and the official shirt. Next week these procedures may also be carried out in the centers Macrofit of the La Ballena Shopping Center and the Castle of Agüimes.

The Registration cost It remains in seven euros. The term ends on Friday 28 December or complete the 12,000 quota, so the organization recommends not to delay the processing of those adults and children who want to be part of the athletic party. As well the six-kilometer circuit is repeated that was released in 2017.

Again, the recaudation it will be entirely destined to social projects. In 2018, the seven non-profit entities selected are the Spanish Association against Cancer, the Spanish Commission for Refugee Aid, Doctors of the World, Children's Villages, Alejandro Da Silva Foundation, Unicef ​​and the Red Cross.

The seventeenth edition of the San Silvestre de Las Palmas has lived this Wednesday its go on, With the presence of Augusto Hidalgo, mayor of Gran Canaria capital, Ángel Víctor Torres, Vice President and Sports Councilor of the Cabildo, Jorge Petit, CEO of Hospital Perpetuo Socorro, Pablo González, manager of the company Top Time Eventos – in charge of the organization-, Jose Rodriguez, president of the CD Trican -organization that holds the honorary presidency of a test of which is' alma mater'-, and Aridany Romero, councilor of Sports of the city council.

During the act, institutional representatives they announced the increase of their economic contribution to this HPS San Silvestre, to which the town hall will allocate 30,000 euros and the Cabildo, 40,000.


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