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Third edition success for Arona Night Race 

Miriam González and Dionisio Guillen were the absolute winners of the III Arona Night Race.

Although the third edition, this was the second time it had been dedicated to the memory of Oscar Hernandez who died in 2016 and was one of the inspirations behind the event.

This race, which formed part of this year’s patron saint festival, aims to bring together athletes in a popular race where they can enjoy a seven kilometre route through the streets of Arona.

The 13 categories attracted 40 runners, eight in men, five in women.

The final classification in the female section was the runner Miriam Gonzalez Jorge, with a time of 32:08, followed by Milena Streicher with 34:27 and completing the podium Ana Castro Cordo 34:34.

In the men’s section the athlete of Triabona took the first place with a time of 25:42, followed by Jose Francisco Meneses Trujillo with a time of 26:10 and in third position David Martin Gonzalez of the CT Pejeverde in 26:20.

Before the main race, there was a challenge specifically for young runners.

A prize-giving ceremony was attended by the Mayor of Arona, José Julián Mena and deputies José Luis Gómez Pérez and Francisco Marichal Santos, the latter also having taken part in the race.