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Record participation at the 7th edition of the “Solidarity Kilometers against Cystic Fibrosis” with 569 participants including the normal race and the one for children, and Mr. Joan Pou and Ms. Pilar Carbonell, both Managing Directors of the Balearic Government, and Ms. Susan Moll, President of the IME, on behalf of the government. Mr. Hila, Mayor of Palma, and Ms. Margalida Puigserver, Minister of Social Welfare and Human Rights of the Council of Mallorca, announced the start of the race.
Our popular race becomes established in the racing calendar of Mallorca, not only for those who regularly participate in this type of racing, but also for those who do not regularly or simply for those who want to make a solidarity action.
Thanks to the cooperation of our sponsors Linde Healthcare, Mood Beach Restaurant, Restaurante Espectáculo Son Amar, Coca Cola, Alcampo, Nutrisport, Elitechip, Fundación Canyplant and SSG Ambulancias and the help of the Palma Town Hall (IME), of the Consell de Mallorca, of the Balearic Ports Authority and a fantastic team of volunteers, this seventh edition has gathered the largest number of participants in the history of this event.
We want to highlight the great work of the Local Police Department of Palma and of the Balearic Islands Port Authority, without whom this race would not be possible.
The popular race featured 505 participants, while the smallest 64 children up to 10 years. Joggers, skaters and walkers showed solidarity with children and young people with Cystic Fibrosis covering a total of 3,840 kilometers, which will join their initiative to run the World Tour fictitiously carrying out their daily treatments since 2009.
Moreover, the larger Team Award sponsored by Reus Esports It was shared by the Rodys team and Crossfit Entreno Cruzado team, both with 42 participants. The team of the Association of Residents of Son Dameto were placed third with 41.
Houm Hotels joined our initiative with a grant equal to the sum of the contributions of the team members of Crossfit Entreno Cruzado team.
We also want to thank Martín Giacchetta for proposin a training for 8-10 weeks, based on the G method, with which we have enjoyed to run 5 to 10 km.
You can also watch two news about the event at IB3 TV here.