In the footsteps of Fraser, in the classification, they appear the Finnish Arttu Syrjäläinen -Which marked a time of 16:56 to repeat, like the previous day in La Aldea, in second place- and the Swede Johan Runesson (17:39), which on the first day had been the fastest. Jonny Donner (18:38) and Anatoly Zelenin (19:10) completed the list of the top five finishers, while the Galician Miguel Ramos Pernas (23:45), thirteenth in the table, was the national runner who presented the best time at the finish line.
In F21, as happened a few hours earlier in La Aldea, the Lithuanian Ausrine Kutkaite He was the fastest to complete the circuit by setting a time of 18 minutes and 37 seconds. Following their trail, in the female elite category, they appear the Norwegian Lone Karin Brochmann, which used 58 seconds more (19:35), and the German Alexandra Zelenin (21:50)
In the M35 and F35 categories, the fastest through the streets of Mogán were the Frenchman Olivier Guignard (18:40) and the Norwegian Heidi Stokseth (23:32), while in M18 and F18 the runners with the best results were the canary Javier Andrés Pacheco Lorenzo (19:08) and the Danish Alberte Thyssen (22:34)
In a test that brings together athletes with elite rank there is also room for families -from grandchildren to grandparents-, couples or retirees. Thus, in M75 + -for over 75 years- the Swiss Christian Fiechter signed a time of 14 minutes and 31 seconds to complete the challenge, while in F65, the Norwegian Bjørg Kocbach It was the best in its category (13:03).
The competitors highlighted, after completing the second stage, the diversity of the route through the streets of Mogán. At a temperature of 24 degrees At the start of the day, the G-COM 2018 demanded the maximum of its skills from its participants. In front of the first section, with a fast layout, the second half -between streets that gave shape to a labyrinthine landscape- tested the dexterity of the runners with a very detailed and technical reading of the map.
The calendar of the race, for the day of this Thursday, also presents two more proposals: an explanatory talk on the Trail-O modality (15.30 hours) and a race of Trail-O at South Park of Maspalomas. this Friday, at the competition level, the G-COM program offers a truce: a day of free training – also planned in the South Park of Maspalomas.
The next stop of the international caravan of the G-COM 2018 is set for Saturday. That day, organization, runners -of 20 nationalities-, sponsors, collaborators and the public, have a major challenge: the Long Race (Pine Forest Race) by Tamadaba. The machinery of the race will be launched in the first hour: at 7.45, from the Municipal Sports Center, the bus will leave the runners from La Aldea to Artenara. There, competitors will have to find their beacons in a pine forest with dense undergrowth in some areas, a strong relief in some sections and technical parts with rocks and cut.
The G-COM 2018 is organized by Orientación Canarias ( by Limonium Canarias) and has the Island Sports Institute – European Sports Island and the Gran Canaria Tourist Board as main sponsors. The municipalities of La Aldea, Artenara and Mogán also appear as sponsors of a test that has the massage school Begoña Ferrero, Gofio La Piña, Tirma, Coca Cola-Aquabona and Gofio Buenlugar as collaborators