The race for adults and children opens a new route this year and hundreds of people have already signed up
Puerto Banús will once again bring sport and solidarity together on November 20th with the sixth edition of the Pinktober race that starts from Calle José Saramago at midday.
The event supporting the Spanish Association Against Cancer has different routes for adults and children this year.
The date was announced yesterday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Puerto Banús by the head of sports for the city, Antonio García, the Sales and Marketing Manager of the Hard Rock Cafe in Marbella, Beatriz Piñeiro, and the Internal Services Manager at the Costa del Sol Hospital, Javier García.
García said that the City Council “continues collaborating with the solidarity event that attracts more runners year in year out” and also pointed out that in 2013 there were 750 runners and this number has been steadily increasing every year and last year had 2400 entrants.
He also spoke about the new route that will begin from Calle José Saramago at the Hard Rock Cafe and continue along Avenida Julio Iglesias, Naciones Unidas, the residential area of Los Granados, the promenade towards Puerto Banús, Avenida Julio Iglesias and finish up in José Saramago.
Beatriz Piñeiro said there are already hundreds of people registered and the closing date for registrations is November 17th or until there are 3000 people signed up for the race. Those interested (adults €10€ & children €8) can register on the www.runin.es website, and bracelets and t-shirts can be picked up in the Hard Rock Café from the 14th to the 19th of November.