Confirmed the first "Carreira do Peregrino" in September

Alejandro Blanco, president of the COE, said that this is a great opportunity for Galicia and Spain

24/05/2016 14:00
Sports event - XOÁN A. SOLER

Sports event - XOÁN A. SOLER

A tough and endurance race, which will travel the 800 kilometers between Roncesvalles and Santiago de Compostela. This has designed the first "Carreira do Peregrino", which will participate next September thirty teams of ten people each - for the moment it is unknown whether professional or amateur athletes.This sports initiative organized by the Spanish Olympic Committee and promoted by the regional government, aims to combine the Olympic values ​​and the Camino de Santiago in a relay race.

Alejandro Blanco, president of the COE, said that this is a great opportunity for Galicia and Spain.In addition to the sporting part of the event, an interesting cultural program for Galicia, where 300 participants will learn about the cultural heritage of the community, as well as its culinary and heritage festival will be organized. Nunez Feijoo, president of the regional government, said at the recent launch of the first "Carreira do Peregrino" the importance of the Camino de Santiago in Galicia, especially route like the French Way, chosen by more than 172,000 pilgrims last year.


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David Romero
David Romero 25/05/16 17:31:44
Vaya paliza, 800 km, son 20 maratones. Yo apuesto por que sea para profesionales muy preparados.
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Alberto Lago
Alberto Lago 25/05/16 10:19:09
Menuda dureza. Pero iniciativa muy interesante eso sí.
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Pedro Gómez
Pedro Gómez 24/05/16 20:32:14
Yo no soy muy de correr, pero aunque sea un tramo supongo que lo haré.
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ArnauRG 24/05/16 19:55:37
Uuufff tocará ponerse en forma,porque vaya tela las últimas semanas que me he metido jajaja
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