MARABANA Marathon to be Run Tomorrow in Havana

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La Habana,Nov 18 (Prensa Latina) Almost 5 thousand runners, 262 of them visitors from 68 countries will run tomorrow the 31 Edition of MARABANA with distance of 21 and 42,195 kilometers, being the most important running activitiy in Cuba.

This Edition is dedicated to the National Day of Physical Culture and the 498 Anniversary of the foundation of Havana.

According to Carlos Gattorno, director of the MARABANA-MARACUBA the most bigger contigents of runners come from USA,

México, Uruguay,Spain, Italy and France.

For the first time this edition will have more than a hundred runners who are over 65 years old.

The ones who have won more times this competition are

Cuban Emperatriz Wilson,for the females while in the men divition are even with 4 wins in the 42 kilometers and 195 meters each the also Cubans Henry Jaen Ortiz and Jorge Luis Suárez.

The runing area will be the same as always.

In 2016 the winners were Central American and Panamerican Champion Richer Pérez and Yudileyvis Castillo in the 21 kilometers, in the 42 the winners were Misleidy Vargas and Henry Jaen Ortiz.

MARABANA has the Maratón,Media Maratón and the 10 kilometers run. The 3 of them have openings for diffrently able people.

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