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anta Cruz goes sporty for May festivities 

Santa Cruz will celebrate a dozen sports events with-in the framework of the Fiestas de Mayo.

The agenda includes classic events with broad family participation, such as the Bicycle Festival, the Ciudad de Santa Cruz Juvenile Tennis Tournament and the Primavera Athletic Mile, which this year are celebrating their 25th editions.

The tennis tournament will be held until May 12th in the Municipal Sports Pavilion. Also until that same date, in the Acidalio Lorenzo pool and on the beach of Las Teresitas, the Spring Rescue and Lifeguard Cup will take place. The calendar will also cover the dispute of the XXIX Tennis Open Fiestas de Mayo, which will continue until May 19th .

On the weekend of May 4th and 5th, from 9am, the Municipal Swimming Pool Acidalio Lorenzo will host the Swimming Club Cup, in which the teams that play in the Division of Honour and the First Division of this competition will compete.

One of the highlights of the sports activities programme of the Fiestas de Mayo will be on Sunday, May 12th with the celebration of the XXXIX Bicycle Festival, in which cyclists of all ages can take part from 11am, starting from the lower part of the park of La Granja, where participants can gather from 10am.

The Binter NightRun of Santa Cruz from 9pm on May 18th will enable the capital to be taken over by thousands of athletes who will compete in a circuit through the most central streets of the city in the distances of five and ten kilometres. There will be a total of 15 animation points and in the Plaza de Europa, as the end of the party, there will be a concert by the group Ni 1 Pelo de Tonto.

From the 24th to the 26th of May, the Acidalio Lorenzo Municipal Swimming Pool will serve as venue for the dispute of the IX Swimming Open Trophy of the City of Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

The area of Tomé Cano will live, from 6pm on Friday, May 24th, a new edition of the Spring Athletic Mile of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, which reaches its 29th anniversary in 2019 and will be valid for the Championship of Canarias de Milla from the Sub14 category.

The calendar of sporting events will conclude on Saturday, June 15th on the esplanade of the Vía Litoral and the Maritime Avenue, where the sixth edition of the Ports of Tenerife Basketball Tournament will take place. On this occasion, this initiative will be complemented by fun activities aimed at the families of the participants and the public.