The countdown has already begun for what will be the fourth edition of the Acuatlón Vallarta 2019 that will take place Sunday, July 7, on the Malecon and beaches of Puerto Vallarta, where athletes from more than ten clubs will be participating.
José Amador Hernández Madrigal, director of the Municipal Council of Sports (Comude), indicated that this type of event not only contribute to promoting sports but also sports tourism.
“Puerto Vallarta is strengthened as a sun and beach destination, but also in sports tourism with events that take place throughout the year, and what better place to practice sports than on the boardwalk and beaches of Puerto Vallarta.”
He indicated that the municipal government provides support through the different agencies to ensure the success of various events.
In this regard, he thanked the managers of Civil Protection and Fire, Traffic and Citizen Security, who always show a willingness and support to competitors.
He referred to Acuatlón as an event that is expected to be attended by more than 300 athletes who will have to test their best techniques, endurance and the best effort in swimming and running.
Cristian Araiza, the coordinator of Acuatlón 2019, announced that in its fourth edition, competitors may participate in the categories of women and men, ages 6 – 60 years.
He indicated that although the participation of more than 300 competitors is expected, 126 have registered so far, mostly in cities such as Monterrey, Morelos, Guanajuato, Tepic, Guadalajara and Mexico City.
To date, teams such as Vikingos Guadalajara, Alpha Triathlon Guadalajara, Comude Zapopan, Comude Guadalajara, Platinum Tepic, Acuaquit Guadalajara, Nor Bike Toluca, Club del Valle Mexico City and APS Team Nuevo León have been confirmed.
Also, from the local clubs: Marlins Natación, Díaz Natación, Speed4tro, Caimanes Natación, Vallarta Squadron, Acuática Montero, CAAM Bahía and Vigotsky.
He indicated that with the inscription, which during June is 450 pesos, competitors will be entitled to an official shirt, swimming cap, participation medal, competition time with an electronic chip, hydration and fruit at the end of the competition, and medical assistance if necessary.
For more information and registration through the website www.acuatlonvallarta.com