All set for Binter NightRun on May 18th
The fourth edition of the Binter NightRun of Santa Cruz de Tenerife warmed up with a training night and tips from the experts
This pre-test activity took place in La Granja park and brought together 100 participants.
Organisers are finalising preparations for May 18th and a record entry is anticipated.
Renowned coaches and athletes of the Bikila team, such as Jonay González, the current distance champion of ten kilometres, Laura van den Beucken and Agoney Díaz, third in the 2018 edition, shared their experience and trained the participants for about two hours with the president of this entity, Lucia Afonso.
The first part of the session was focused on the guidelines that athletes should follow when carrying out a specific warm-up before facing a competition. Subsequently, the attendees recorded their times on a circuit of one kilometere Aythami Chinea, with two minutes and 49 seconds, and Estefanía Sánchez, with three minutes and 25 seconds, turned out to be the fastest of the training and took as a reward a pair of Mizuno shoes.
Sebastián Birke (2:53). Vicente Peña (2:54), Betsy Guisell (3:50) and Carmen Paula Díaz (3:54) ranked second and third, respectively. Díaz, in addition, was also graced the draw of a double ticket to any destination operated by the company Binter, main sponsor of the event promoted by the City of Santa Cruz de Tenerife and DG Events. The company Ahembo, sponsor of the appointment with Intersport, was responsible for hydrating the participants in the training through Gatorade.
Councillor for sports, Verónica Meseguer, encouraged all the participants in the session “to fulfill their objective, to enjoy the race on the 18th, running through the main streets of the capital which, once again, will once again have a spectacular atmos-phere.”