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Fred Olsen sponsors Tenerife Bluetrail 2019 

PAGE 38 Fred Olsen sponsors   Tenerife Bluetrail 2019

Tenerife Cabildo and Fred Olsen Express have signed an agreement whereby the shipping company becomes the main sponsor of the Tenerife Bluetrail 2019.

The mountain race will be held next June 8th and in its Ultra version, it crosses the Teide National Park and ascends up to 3,555 metres, making it the highest mountain race in Spain and the second in Europe.

Cabildo president, Carlos Alonso and the general director of Fred Olsen S.A., Andrés Marín expressed their satisfaction with this agreement in a ceremony also attended by sports councillor,Cristo Pérez; the CEO of Ideco, Eusebio Díaz and the captain, the cabin chief and the first engine officer of the Bencomo Express ship, Juan Carlos Pazos, Mercedes Gil and Raquel Rivero, respectively. Under the agreement, the test is called Fred Olsen Tenerife Bluetrail in its ninth edition.

Carlos Alonso thanked Fred Olsen’s confidence in supporting this test “that is among the best in the national and international scene and that will continue to grow thanks to this collaboration. The Tenerife Bluetrail is consolidated and has been improving over the years and with this agreement I am convinced that we will make a qualitative leap. “

For his part, Andrés Marín expressed his satisfaction and said that “Fred Olsen Tenerife Bluetrail shares values that we have in our company, such as teamwork, effort, healthy living and education and respect for the environment. Not only is it a competition but an event in which people share experiences.”

The Fred. Olsen Tenerife Bluetrail 2019 keeps its registration period open through the official test website www.tenerifebluetrail.com. The competition will feature points awarded by the International Trail Running Association (ITRA) in all its modalities. The Media version has obtained a point of the prestigious association, which gives more incentive to this mode of 20 km of travel. Thus, the Ultra version (102 km) will have five points, while the Trail (67 km) three points, the Marathon (43 km) two points and the Media (20 km) one point.

The first 150 registered runners in the Ultra mode will have a 30% discount, having to pay 84 euros, while between 151 and 300 will have a 20% bonus and will pay 96 euros. Once those 300 seats are covered, the registration price is 120 euros.

For their part, the prices provided by the organisation for the Trail mode are 49 euros for the first 150 registered and 56 euros for those registered between the 151 and 300 positions. For the rest of the corridors, the registration price is 70 euros.

As for the Marathon, the price for the first 150 registered is 35 euros, while the runners from 151 to 300 will have to pay 40 euros. Once the bonus seats are covered, the price is 50 euros. The first 150 registered in the Media mode must pay 24.50 euros, while the 151 to 300 will pay 28 euros. Once those places are covered, the price is 35 euros.

Finally, the 100-seat Reto Blue is aimed at people with disabilities and is free, since the Cabildo assumes the cost of enrollment.

The Fred Olsen Tenerife Bluetrail has the sponsorship of Turismo de Tenerife and Promotur and the collaboration of the companies Volkswagen Comercial Canarias and Hospiten.