Vega Cross-Country Race

ALM Vega Run OnLThe annual Almuñécar cross-country race was held in the vega on the 11th of August and was won by Francisco Javier Parejo López,  from the Club Bikila.

Francisco was the overall male winner, taking 18 minutes and five seconds to cover the 6-kilometre course, which runs through the vega behind the main-road gasoline station. Actually the vega circuit is 3-kilometres long so competitors had to do two laps.

Second over the line and only 45 seconds behind was last year’s overall winner, Francisco Urbano Sales (CA Nerja).

In the women’s category the first in was Yolanda Manso Barbero, followed by Regina Morcillo Martínez and Ana Álvarez Freije.

The children’s categories, depending on the different age groups, had a distance of three kilometres (one lap), 500 metres or 300 metres.

(News: Almunecar, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)

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