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2.800 duathletes in Soria waiting Championship Duathlon Spain Trial Teams and Relevos

The last day of the National League of Men and Women Clubs of Duathlon is held this weekend in Soria.

The last duathlon championship of the Spanish Triathlon Federation in 2018 will decide the league titles and proclaim champions of Spain Team Time Trial and Relay. From this Friday 20 will live a sports environment with more than two thousand people participating or moving around the circuits accompanying the athletes in competition.

For Rubén Andrés, sportsman and Race Director in the Soriana race, "it remains in its essence with the idea that we started years ago to bring a competition of these dimensions to the center of the city." The main area will be in the Mariano Granados square, "the nerve center of Soria, and the routes are already known by athletes. " With peculiarities such as "the transition area for two thousand bicycles in the lawn of the Alameda de Cervantes, known in Soria as La Dehesa, and uneven terrain to enjoy on the bike, affordable for everyone".

The athletes return to Soria "for the good treatment, for the circuits designed to be in contact with the public and enjoy the mood of the spectators, and for a few routes with many possibilities and variables ", Andrés considers, highlighting as a great novelty for the 2018 edition" the possibility of a good time. After several years in which has not accompanied the weather this time it can be a weekend in which we have as a prize much better conditions with good temperatures and a clear improvement. "

Soria is involved and is a city with a tradition in sports that "always accompanies and is something that athletes notice. There are more than 1.800 duathletes registered for the day of Saturday, y on Sunday something more than a thousand, record numbers that also translate into a great sense of presence in the city. " The movement around the discipline of the duathlon "with the bike, the companions, the paraphernalia of the competition, for a city like Soria with some fifty thousand inhabitants, is a brutal impact," says Rubén Andrés. In fact, as happened recently in Avilés, or in Boiro in previous weeks, it is difficult to find accommodation for 21 and 22 days in which the championships will be held.

On Friday 20 will be held a popular race of 2'5 kilometers, with a variable of 500 m. for practitioners of adapted sport, organized by the Federation of Associations of Disability of Soria and with which the local organization of the championship actively collaborates. In addition, in combination with Coca Cola, a Good Environment event program will be developed inviting all social work associations in different areas of Soria to participate and actively participate in the event by collaborating in different activities and participating in a meeting with Abel Antón, twice Champion of the World of Marathon among other titles of an outstanding list of winners.

Schedule

Saturday

12: 00 | Exit First School Team (provisional)

14: 00 | First Open Team (provisional)

18: 30 | Last Team Exit

Sunday

09: 00 | Relay Open Men's Open

10: 15 | Male School Relay

10: 17 | Student School Relay

11: 40 | Women's Elite Relay Exit

11: 42 | Women's Open Relay

13: 00 | Men's Relay Elite Exit

All information about the event can be found here: https://bit.ly/2COM2Kt

Photo: Monegrosman.com

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