Torrox will host this weekend the first Crosstraining Elite Functional Challenge championship to be held in the municipality. The Councilor for Sports, José Manuel Fernández, highlighted that 300 athletes from all over the country will gather in Torrox to participate in this test, a pioneer in the town, organized by the Box Torrox and Nerja cross-training centers.
Fernández, who was once again delighted to be able to collaborate from the town hall with all the sports that are practiced in the municipality, pointed out that the event will start on Friday with the reception of the participants who will carry out the different tests on Saturday and Sunday. , which will take place between the Ferrara sports area, the promenade and the beach itself.
The mayor encouraged crossfit lovers to come to Torrox to enjoy this championship that is being held this weekend, in which there will be cash prizes, a rest area for athletes and a physiotherapy service, a restaurant area, a DJ live to encourage, area of fashion stands and fitness accessories with special offers, as well as challenges and raffles for viewers.
Finally, Fernández explained that in addition to collaborating from the Department of Sports in all sports activities that are practiced in the municipality, “these events also have an impact on the local economy and is another way of making ourselves known and promoting tourism.”
For their part, those responsible for the cross-training centers of Box Torrox, Gustavo Sánchez, and Box Nerja, Óscar Ruiz, explained that the event has two categories, Escalated and intermediate/RX. The competition will begin on Saturday at 8 in the morning, and around 11 will begin in the second event, both will take place on the slopes of Ferrara and weightlifting and gymnastic exercises will be played. After the lunch break, around 4 in the afternoon the third event will take place, a race along the promenade that will end on the beach itself. For the fourth event, already on Sunday first thing in the morning, the sand track will be used for sledding. The top ten in each category will compete in the final.
Finally, a farewell party will be held to close this Crosstraining Competition, which the organizers hope will be “the first of many editions and that the event will continue to grow”.