The winner of the 2008 test had proposed this challenge as part of a solidary challenge. He entered the 1.027 goal and made 2h 41: 56.
According to the newspaper As, Chema Martínez the last of all the EDP Rock'n'Roll Madrid Marathon, from the eighth box and devoted himself to advancing runners with a charitable cause. 50 cents for each one that will advance.
"They all left, the broom car ... and I after five minutes. I would lose about 45-50 minutes ”, told Chema that since he stepped on the mat at the finish line he did 2h 41:56. He overtook 7063 runners and came in 1027th: “It was a wonderful obstacle course, because I had to go past runners, zigzagging, dodging the funnels that are formed at the aid stations. That you had to stop and start. An incredible experience".
Chema won the Madrid Marathon in 2008: "Look now I started the last one. I already know what it feels like to go to the queue and head. I was two minutes until I got hooked. " "I don't know if the year I won can be compared to what my fellow riders encouraged me this time. This is brutal. Feeling competitive, at this age (47 years) ..."
In the end 7063 people advanced in the marathon… they haven't counted the average d ?? but I still have a thousand people to advance… next year I leave a little earlier?
my time has been 2h41'56 "
All the money collected in #polarchaser will go to @EgoismoPositivo ? pic.twitter.com/l2JKXKsk7I
- Chema Martinez (@chemitamartinez) April 27th 2019
"I loved doing a challenge like that. I think they are different challenges, that can hook people and above is something solidary", Continued Martínez, who in 2008 did 2h 12: 42.
Chema made a final reflection: "Go ahead to a lot. It was wild, also to people of the half marathon. In the first media I did 1: 20 and in the second 1: 21" Up to 7.063 runners.
The media broker also had words for his friend Javi Guerra, who surpassed the best record that had been done so far in Madrid: "Javi is at his ideal moment for the marathon, when everything comes out. I am very happy for him".