The town of Serra d’en Galceran (Castellón) turned to be the epicenter of one of the sporting events most veterans of the interior of the province of Castellón yesterday and has enjoyed again backed by Valfortec to become official sponsor: the Volta a Peu a la Serra d’en Galceran, that celebrates its 19th edition this year. The appointment, who split time at 8 in the morning from Plaza Castelló, brought together more than 400 athletes from different parts of the province of Castellón, as well as other places more distant, belonging to the region of Valencia. Good atmosphere returned to be the tonic predominantly throughout the morning in the town of the Plana Alta, since gathered hundreds of people, including athletes, families and spectators. One of the maintainers of livening up the morning in Plaza Castelló was the fun and charismatic speaker, Raúl Puchol, who did not stop nor an only moment to cheer to those present, and in particular throttled athletes who were coming to the finish line.
Should be noted that the Great Prize Valfortec, welcomed the celebration of two tests sports lines simultaneously, as in the previous edition; the traditional Volta a Peu (19th Edition), in which they should cover a distance of 21 km and a slope of 1,100 meters and the 2nd Marxa no competitiva with a distance of 15 km and a slope of 550 meters. In addition, the main test is part of the calendar of the 9th Lliga de Curses per Muntanya de la Diputación de Castelló. The athletes accused the sweltering heat that was present throughout the morning but there was regret no fanting caused by heat. The podium of the general category was configured in the following manner:
-Jonathan Rogla Altermann (Club Mur i Castell-Tuga) |1:44:02
-José Luis Del Campo Gijón (Club Mur i Castell-Tuga) | 1:44:42
-Bartolomé Inglés Balaguer (independently) |1:49:23
-Patry Barreda Bort (CM GR33) 2:18:20
-Eva Bellés Bellés (CM AT-ZENET) 2:21:36
-María Eugenia Inturias Untares (Club Mur i Castell-Tuga) 2:21:36
If you are interested in knowing the full classification test, you could check it out HERE.
Valfortec wants to show appreciation towards all people and organizations which have made possible again that the appointment has been concluded with resounding success. Congratulations to all the winners and participants! See you again in 2018.