The mayor of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Augusto Hidalgo, and the Councilor for New Technologies and Sports, Aridany Romero, presented today, on the occasion of the opening of registrations, the seventh edition of the night race that this year is called Binter Night Run. The Night Run will be held on November 16 and this year is included in the Binter Night Run Series This circuit of national character was born encompassing three cities and three dates distributed throughout the present 2019 coinciding with the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the airline.
The Roman Park hosted today's presentation where the details were revealed and the opening of registrations was informed through the official website www.binternightrun.com. The initiative will connect Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (November 16), Santa Cruz de Tenerife (May 18) and Palma de Mallorca (September 28).
Thus becomes the largest call for night running in the country with 30,000 euros in cash prizes, 15,000 for the capital meeting that repeats with distances of 10 kilometers, with the trophy athletes with disabilities, individual Half Marathon and relay. In 2018 it already gathered 4,200 runners of 41 nationalities and with a 40 percent female participation registering an increase of seven percent of athletes coming from beyond the island with respect to 2017.
Hidalgo stressed that "the test is a reference of the calendar and a recreational-sporting activity that turns the city into a party that nobody wants to miss." It gathers edition after edition of thousands of athletes and the public ". In addition, Romero said that "it is a consolidated event that on November 16 will celebrate its seventh year promoting sports, health and fun."
The Councilor of Sports of the Cabildo of Gran Canaria, Ángel Víctor Torres, for his part, stressed that "Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Gran Canaria as a whole are the ideal showcase for the practice of any discipline and, especially, of athletics", while Lopez, said that "it is a race with an important international projection as reflected in the data."
Finally, the representative of Binter, Olga Castrillón showed the enthusiasm of Binter "betting on a test with an attractive calendar in a very special year as we commemorate the 30th anniversary of the company, a party to which we give last name and we allocate 30,000 euros of cash prizes. "