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Pablo and Elena win fifth edition of Santiago del Teide Solidarity Night Run 

Pablo Ojea and Elena Bogdanova were the absolute winners of the V edition of the Santiago del Teide Solidarity Night Run.

The event was hailed as a huge success from the point of view of competitors, spectators and organisers alike.

The race took place along the main roads of the coastal zone, having been organised by the local council’s department of sports led by Guillermo Évora and the department of social services headed by Noelia Beatriz González.

As in the previous four editions, it had a solidarity nature in that it was necessary to contribute 5kg of food per athlete.

With Pablo Ojea achieving a time of 27:24, Dionisio Guillen came in second with a time of 27:25. Third place on the podium went to José Francisco Meneses with a time of 27:42.

In the female category, the podium was as follows: first Elena Bogdanova with a time of 27:28, second place went to Jane Wickham with a time of 28:46 while the third place went to Lydia García with a time of 31:35.

The test route for the men’s category was 7.5km while for the female category, it was 6.5 km.

Regarding the participation of local male runners, the first place went to Omar Martín Guanche, the second place was occupied by Victor Manuel Gonzalez while the third place went to Fran Jiménez.

In the local female category the first place went to Mercedes Oliva, the second place went to Macarena Magdalena and the third place was occupied by Katherine Linares.

The Mayor, Emilio Navarro led the trophy presentation where thanks were extended to all the volunteers who collaborated in the development of the event, as well as Santiago del Teide Civil Protection, Volunteer Firefighters of Santiago del Teide and the Local Police.