Carrera Popular Abel Antón 10k Race 2014

Gran Alacant´s Carrera Popular Abel Antón 10k Race 2014

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Gran Alacant Carrera Popular Abel Antón Race

Abel Antón´s nephew Raul Martinez Anton won the 10km race

Gran Alacant´s 9th edition of the popular Abel Antón Race

Gran Alacant´s 9th edition of the popular Abel Antón Race was 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´s nephew Raul Martinez Anton won the 10km race with 33 minutes and 37 seconds taking the number one spot in the Senior Male Category.

Abel Antón came in 15th position overall with 39 minutes and 15 seconds and 4th position in his Veteran B Category.

Sunday 5th October 2014

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.

Gran Alacant´s Carrera Popular Abel Antón Race 2014

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

Gran Alacant Commercial Centre

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

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