17/07/2020 - News
The Olympic Merzougui and Ouboukir (Morocco) champion of Catalonia barefoot cros, confirm their participation in the Lloretrail
The Olympic Merzougui and Douae Ouboukir (Morocco) champion of Catalonia barefoot cros, confirm their participation in the Lloretrail on July 26
Abdelaziz Merzougui, Olympic athlete in London 2012 and Rio de Janeiro 2016 in the 3,000m.obs event (accredits 8'18 ”), will be one of Lloretrail's favorites along with Carlos Castillejo, 4-time Olympian; Carlos Galobardes, winner of various Trails such as the Selva Marítima, has also confirmed his participation.
In the female category, Douae Ouboukir won last February the title of champion of Catalonia of absolute cros, with the great particularity that she won barefoot in a distance of 10km “I run barefoot for comfort and because I get tired and go safer, I I feel lighter, I stride more and that helps me a lot to save energy. Sometimes with my shoes I slip and barefoot I hold my fingers well, ”says Douae.
There will be a great duel in the 12km, the best mountain athlete Spain, Sheila Avilés, against Douae, best Catalan athlete of cros 2020. Marta Franco, winner of the 2019 Megalithic in 21km will join the favorite duo.
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, hoping that the situation stabilizes and can be organized on July 26, complying with all the mandatory safety and hygiene requirements recommended by the authorities at the time of the event, highlighting the staggered exits while complying with the safety gap. required.
More information at www.lloretrail.com
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