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9th ABH Aquatic Marathon in Guayabitos to be held this weekend

The 9th ABH Aquatic Marathon is making its next stop in the Riviera Nayarit with Guayabitos as host for this competition that will take place next Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 8 a.m.

Considered one of the top open water competitions in Mexico, this national series will see over 600 swimmers from 10 different states around the nation compete in the “Mexican Pacific’s largest pool,” including Nayarit, Sinaloa, Jalisco, Puebla, Michoacán, San Luis Potosí, Nuevo León, Colima, Guanajuato and the Estado de México.

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The swimming distance in each of the 16 categories (men’s and women’s) is three kilometers. All swimmers will receive a participation medal and the event is expected to have around 2,500 spectators.

Swimmers will depart from the Decameron Los Cocos hotel beach. They will receive a halfway point signal to turn back to the finish line at the San Carlos Hotel.

The event is organized by promoter Alfredo Barba Hernández in coordination with the Compostela Hotel Association and backed by the Compostela City Council and the Government of the State of Nayarit.