Francisco Armas, manager of the UTE organizer, highlighted the "playful" character Of the test. "One more year we are presenting the Accessible Gran Canaria, a big test with an inclusive character, it will be Sunday so that more people can attend a free race and in which it will have the same route". Armas wanted to thank the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, the City of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the Institute of Social Affairs of the Island Corporation, the different foundations and the volunteers, "said the leader.
For his part, Ángel Víctor Torres, vice president and sports councilor of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, gave the starting signal to the "big week" of the island's athletics en route. "We have to prove to society that there are no barriers to doing sports. It will make a magnificent day for a career that should grow. When we designed this edition we saw that we had to take the 3K out of the Marathon weekend to give it the importance it has. It is a model test in which I will participate and in which it has more claim than anything else, "he said.
The Apolinario Avenue, in front of the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium, will welcome the departure and the human tide that will move along the Paseo de Las Canteras, in front of the Parque de la Música, before entering the streets Numancia, California, and Secretary Padilla (in the sense north), Churruca, Portugal and Olof Palme. Later it will return to the Paseo de las Canteras and Apolinario Avenue, to conclude in the Parque de la Música. After completing the three-kilometer course, participants will receive a treat at the finish line.
Each participant will have his bib number and his technical shirt in one of the five available colors – yellow, orange, black, lime, turquoise, red and blue -, thus making visible the diversity of society and a breakfast picnic will be given to them. end the tour. The numbers can be removed at the Fund Grube store in Las Arenas Shopping Center, from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and at the tent in El Rincón Park, next to the Alfredo Krauss Auditorium, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. . In both cases on Saturday 19th.
The Vicente Ferrer Foundation will be in charge of taking the animation of the event and for this they have not hesitated to make a list of activities that include concerts of varied groups, an entertainment group, a speakers, a DJ and raffles of gifts provided by the organization of the Cajasiete Gran Canaria Marathon.
The 3K Accessible Marathon is promoted by the Social and Healthcare Institute of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria and seeks the enjoyment of its participants in an atmosphere of cooperation and improvement as festive as possible.