More than 2,000 athletes participated in the Martín Fiz de Vitoria Marathon. In the men’s category, the first to cross the finish line was Ander Barrio de Rioja (2:35:25). Second was Juan Alberto Carrascal and third Toñín Blanco. In the female category, Eneritz Iraola won (3:20:57) followed by Susana López and Lourdes Alonso. The test was of a popular nature because the Martín Fiz Marathon does not hire professional athletes for now. His idea is to grow but, for now and with the scourge of COVID and its consequences, it is unaffordable.
A Measure Marathon was also run, in which Borja Abecia won (1:09:54) followed by Gustavo Sánchez and Thomas Schuh. In the female category, the first was Sara Trelles (1:26:49) with Teresa Iñigo and Inés Martínez completing the podium. The popular race of 10 kms. It was won by Pablo Benito (30:25) with David Martín and Alberto Bellosillo behind. In girls, Pilar Morán won (36:29), second Zaira Acedo and third Cristina Alfaro. Likewise, a Txiki Marathon took place in the nearby Prado Park.
Most of the athletes came from the Basque Country but also from Navarra, Rioja, Castilla, Cantabria, Madrid and Valencia above all. There was an altruistic fund since the organization allocated funds to the Association for the Fight against Childhood Cancer and a group of courageous runners sought financial contributions to help Gianluca, a 12-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, who completed the 10,000 with a wheelchair. wheels. What he is looking for is financial help to buy a walker.