13/07/2020 - News
Carles Castillejo joins the Lloretrail
The Catalan long distance runner will run the 12 km version of the Girona event on July 26.
The first Lloretrail organized by La Sansi, with the collaboration of the Lloret de Mar City Council (Girona), had to have been held on March 22 and was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Finally, it will be held on July 26, after receiving authorizations from the Lloret de Mar City Council, the Local Police, the Catalan Athletics Federation, and the General Secretariat for Sport and Physical Activity.
If we talk about versatility, Carles Castillejo is unique, he is the Spanish athlete with the most national titles in different tests in the absolute category: 5,000, 10,000, 10 km, half marathon, marathon and cross. He has four Olympic presences to his credit (two in the marathon, one in 5,000 and the other in 10,000 meters). A versatile talent who will test the trail with a bib on July 26 at Lloretrail.
Castillejo, will be one of the 800 lucky ones (health security requires) to participate in the first race confirmed by the Catalan Athletics Federation after confinement, which will comply with all the mandatory health and safety requirements recommended by the authorities at the time. to dispute the event, highlighting the staggered exits fulfilling the required safety distance. The event is part of the program of the Santa Cristina de Lloret de Mar Festival and, despite the fact that registrations are sold out, those interested can consult www.lloretrail.com
In addition to the 12 km test (540 meters of elevation gain), in which together with Carles the best Spanish trail runner (Sheila Avilés) will participate, along with other prominent names that we will shed in the coming days, the event will have another 5 km and 150 meters of unevenness.
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