The “Acapulco 2023” marathon will take place on January 28 and 29 at the port, where more than four thousand runners from different cities of the country Like Mexico City, like the United States.
In a press conference at a hotel in the port’s Golden Zone and where Mayor Abelina López Rodríguez was present, the coordinator of the Acapulco Marathon, Francisco Estrada Magallanes, said that the presence of four thousand participants, Will generate economic benefits of over 120 million pesos to port during that weekend.
“As a company, we have been producing national and international sporting events since 2003, and today it coincides with the Port of Acapulco, where the Diamante Arena will host the marathon, which will not have cash prizes on this occasion. But it is expected that, in a new edition in 2024, A cash prize is considered,” Francisco Estrada said.
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In the press conference which was also attended by the President of the Association of Hotels and Tourism Companies (AHETA) Alejandro Dominguez and Municipal Tourism Secretary David Abarca, the coordinator of the event said that the Acapulco MarathonWill be developed in four phases The first of these will include a five kilometer route.
While the second phase will be 10 km long, the third 21 km long and the last 42 km long, starting from GNP Arena. to the coastal part of Las Palmas In both directions towards the area of Barra Vieja.
For her part, Mayor Abelina López Rodríguez hopes that the projected projection of 126 million pesos in economic benefits, as well as the participation of more than four thousand athletes, has been completed, but for this, she said, it is necessary everyone’s cooperation Society, business and government.
Registration Fee for the Acapulco Marathon, It ranges from 400 pesos for five kilometers to 500, 600 and 700 pesos for ten, 21 and 42 kilometers of the race in the Diamante area of the port.