Connect with PVAngelsJoin PVAngels on FacebookJoin PVAngels on TwitterPVAngels News Feeds Tell a Friend PVAngels Newsletter  
Home Home   About PVAngels   Get Involved   Local News   Event Calendar   Add a Charity   Partners for Change   Contact Us      Search Search PVAngels 

Local News & Events

Puerto Vallarta • Riviera Nayarit 

Seventh Half Marathon and 10K Competitions in Riviera Nayarit

Jorge Jimenez - CVB of Riviera Nayarit
November 18, 2015



The 7th Riviera Nayarit Half Marathon and 10K is set to take place in Nuevo Vallarta on Saturday, November 21, 2015. This Destination anchor event has shown the most growth out of the many events taking place here, and since its inception it has counted on the support of the Riviera Nayarit Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB).

“The Half Marathon is in the Riviera Nayarit for life,” commented Arturo García, the event’s organizer. “We began with 186 runners and now we have 1,300. Our objective, though, is to reach 8,000, and we think it’s entirely possible because the tendency worldwide is towards half marathons — they’re more attractive because the distance is more comfortable.”

This year and moving forward the trophies are Huichol art creations made out of beads. The prizes are in kind as this is a competition for tourist runners, though elite runners are also welcome.

Both the men’s and women’s groups will compete in six categories within the 10K and seven in the 21K, ages 18 to 60+. The distances and criteria were authorized by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS).

The participants come from 16 states in Mexico as well as Canada, the United States, Brazil and Holland. The starting and finish lines as well as the awards ceremony will be at the parking lot at the Centro Empresarial. Both races start at 7:00 am. It’s estimated the awards ceremony for the 10K will be at 8:30 am, while the one corresponding to the 21K will take place at 10:30 am.

Citizens are asked to take into account that there will be partial or total closures of the main avenues in Nuevo Vallarta for approximately two hours, so they need to take the appropriate precautions. This year there will be a more ample coverage of medical services thanks to the support of the State Government, the Banderas Bay City Hall and, for the first time, the Red Cross.

For more details visit Medio Maraton Riviera Nayarit.

This content was submitted by a member of the community. We'd like to hear from you, too! To share stories, photos, video or events for our calendar, please send them here.

  Learn more about Cruz Roja Mexicana (Mexican Red Cross)

  Check out Coco Tropical Restaurant and Beach Club


We invite you to add your charity or supporting organizations' news stories and coming events to PVAngels so we can share them with the world. Do it now!


Meet the Charities

Community Services

Environmental

Animals & Wildlife

Health Care

Youth & Family

Education

Culture & Recreation

Special Interests


How You Can Help

Use Your Powers for Good

Add Your Favorite Charity

Save a Life - Give Blood

 

Partners for Change

Meet the Partners

Become a Partner for Change


Resources

About PVAngels

Add Your Charity

Add Your News & Events

Locate Yourself on Our Maps

Join PVAngels Team


About Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta Local News

Local Event Calendar

Puerto Vallarta Videos

Puerto Vallarta Photos

Historic Puerto Vallarta

Local Area Maps

Important Phone Numbers

CraigsList in Puerto Vallarta


   Stay Connected

    Find PVAngels on Facebook Follow PVAngels on Twitter Sign up PVAngels Newsletter RSS Feeds on PVAngels


Feeding Mexico


FAIR USE NOTICE: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance a more in-depth understanding of critical issues facing the world. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 USC Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information click here. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

2019 • m3 • this site is part of a charitable conspiracy