One more year, Xàbia is one of the municipalities that is part of the Circuit de la Volta a Peu a la Marina. On this occasion, and after the break due to the coronavirus, the town of Xabiera is once again the one that starts the 12 races.
Next Sunday, February 27, at 10:00 am, the Volta a Peu a Xàbia- José Albi Memorial will start from the Palau d'Esports. More than 1.000 runners will take to the starting line of this long-awaited event, which is now in its 33rd edition. And it is that, the vast majority of athletes have maintained their registration to the 2020 Circuit for this new year.
Organized by the Club d'Atletisme Llebeig Xàbia, the race will consist of 10 kilometers and will run along the first line of the Xabiero coast, crossing the First Montañar, Arenal, Second Montañar until its arrival in Cala Blanca and return. A fast race "in which many runners take the opportunity to improve their personal best", indicated Vicente Soldevila, organizer of the Club.
The president of the club, Madelane Powell, has highlighted that the Volta a Peu will continue in line with sustainability, conveying the importance of respecting the environment, "so that plastic products will not be provided at the aid stations. The water will be distributed in tetrabriks and food in bags of recycled material".
Councilor for Sports, Alberto Tur, has invited all citizens to participate in this event either from within or enjoying the atmosphere. Tur has added that together with the queen event, the promotion of sport in the little ones is joined with the realization of races for all categories from 12 noon.
Both Tur and Powell have thanked the collaboration of all the volunteers and security forces that will be part of the organization of this sports comxicotetion.
In turn, the Mayor of Xàbia, José Chulvi He has outlined the importance of resuming this sporting event. "It is an appointment in which sports practice is combined with the arrival of visitors and the enjoyment of its landscape, which urges Xàbia in the low season. In addition, the Volta a Peu follows the line of awareness of Xàbia, care for the environment".
Registration for both the Circuit and the Volta a Peu a Xàbia individually is still open through Somesport (www.somesport.com)