Costa Blanca News: Half marathon announced in Orihuela

Celebrating 22 years: More than 2000 participants. Credit: Ayuntamiento de Orihuela

COUNCILLOR for Sports, Víctor Bernabéu, has announced the XXII Half Marathon of Orihuela and the V edition 8K “Grand Prix Caja Rural Central” which will take place next Sunday, February 9 at 10 .30 am from the Gabriel Miró roundabout.

Víctor Bernabéu stated, “The competition brings together more than 2000 participants who love the world of athletics with inscriptions from more than 130 clubs. It is a circuit approved by the Spanish Athletics Federation and the beauty of this marathon is that it covers the entire area of the historic centre and El Palmeral of our town.”

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The Half Marathon, which celebrates 22 years of tradition, will cover a distance of 21,097 metres, while for the 8K category it will be 8,000 metres.



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