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On April 30, Estepona will host the II Senda Litoral Half Marathon ‘Ikos Andalusia Trophy’

The Estepona Town Hall, the Estepona Athletics Club and the Ikos Andalusia hotel presented this Tuesday the official shirt of the II Half Marathon Senda Litoral de Estepona ‘IKOS Andalusia Trophy’which will be held next Sunday, April 30.

The test, which will run through a total of 21,097 kilometerswill begin at 09:30 from the Montemayor street in Cancelada. The first five kilometers will be carried out through urbanizations of this urban nucleus until reaching the first refreshment station (kilometre 5), where the route will begin along the coastal corridor until reaching the Paseo Marítimo de Estepona, which will be covered by the participants until they reach the Fishing Port.

Then they will go around the Lighthouse and continue along Avenida de España to the confluence with Avenida Andalucía, they will go through the Ortiz square to enter Calle Real and at the end it will connect with Avenida Juan Carlos I to the Parque Ferial y Deportivo and reaching the finish line at the Athletics Stadium.

This competition is interesting for athletes because of the uniqueness of the environment and its complexitysince the route is a challenge due to the difficulty presented by the different soils that make it up, since they cross concrete surfaces, compacted earth, walkways and wooden bridges.

The circuit will be controlled at all times by members of the different Security Forces, Civil Protection and volunteers. In addition, there will be checkpoints along the route with the presence of judges from the Andalusian Athletics Federation. There will be four refreshment points at kilometers 5, 10, 15 and 19. In addition, The organization will provide buses for the movement of the runners to the starting area and a cloakroom vehicle.

The categories summoned are junior, promise, senior, veterans from 35 to 70 years old and absolute local. In addition, a category for people with functional diversity has been opened as long as they prove a minimum disability of 33 percent. Economic amounts will be distributed in prizes.

Registration, which will be open until 2:00 p.m. on April 26, can be done through the website The price is 25 euros and the quota has been set at a maximum of 700 registered. In this regard, the organization has reported that there are already more than 400 registered.


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