Carrera Popular Abel Antón 10k Race 2013

Gran Alacant´s Carrera Popular Abel Antón 10k Race 2013

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Gran Alacant Carrera Popular Abel Antón Race

Gran Alacant´s Carrera Popular Abel Antón Race 2013

Gran Alacant´s 8th edition of the popular Abel Antón Race

Gran Alacant´s 8th edition of the popular Abel Antón Race was host to about 1000 athletes and joined by the Spanish gold medalist Abel Antón as runners of all ages ran the 10km circuit over the Sierra de Santa Pola.

Abel Antón came in 18th position overall and in 8th position in his Veteran A Category. Abel´s nephew Raul Martinez Anton won the 10km race in just over 35 minutes with the number one spot in the Senior Male Category.

Sunday 13th October 2013

Gran Alacant Commercial Centre

More about the Race

Gran Alacant’s Carrera Popular Abel Antón Race is held every year in honour of the Spanish gold medalist of the same name. He won gold medals in the marathon at the 1997 and the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. In 1998 Antón became the first Spanish runner to win the London Marathon.

The event is very well known amongst local and national sports athletes. Organised by European Residents Neighbourhood Association, Santa Pola’s Athletics Club and Santa Pola Town Council.

The start and finish is at Gran Alacant’s Commercial Centre with races for all ages including veterans, youngsters and children.

First Sunday in October

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Race starts and finishes at Gran Alacant’s Commercial Centre.

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