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1,600 cyclists dismiss the Guadalentín Sports Games all over the place (12/10/2017)

More than a month later, after almost 60 tests and thousands of participations, the Games of Guadalentín have lowered the curtain celebrating the party of the local bicycle in which 1,600 people have taken to the street to pedalear and to dismiss this successful edition of the Lorca Olympics.

One more year the Cycle-Walk has become the ideal closure to live in the sport and remember that in Lorca you enjoy physical activity as in very few places.

The Sports Complex Felipe VI, the temple of the sport, was the seat of this great popular activity.

From 10 o'clock the participants, alone, groups of friends or entire families, were arriving to register and collect their t-shirt.

From the first hour you could see some of the funniest costumes: communion girls and boys, patriots with the colors of the Spanish flag on the Day of Hispanity, Indians and princesses, ...

Towards 11.15 was the departure and hundreds of bicycles took to the streets to joyfully dismiss the Sports Games of Guadalentín.

Avenida Europa was the first great artery to receive the multicolored serpent, who faced the Armed Forces Avenue and the Calle Mayor before ascending the Puente del Barrio and taking the historic center by Santo Domingo-Lope Gisbert-Prince Alfonso to arrive to the Oval.

From there it was followed by Jerónimo Santa Fe, Avenida Adolfo Suárez and Carretera de Granada, it was lowered by the South Ronda and the Central Round was approached to descend by the Tocinos Bridge, the rambla and return to the CD Felipe VI for the official closure after to travel more than 9 kilometers.

Meanwhile, in the parking lot of the Sports Complex, the youngest boys and girls with bicycles with rollers could enjoy a small circuit.

Reunited again, from the Association Lorca Biciudad was read a manifesto that commemorated the tenth anniversary of this group and from which it was wanted to raise awareness about the importance of using the bicycle to promote mobility and make Lorca a better city in its displacement;

Lorca Biciudad painted one of his bicycles with which it is wanted that this awareness message is present during all the days of the year.

Next, the Councilor for Sports, Juan Miguel Bayonas took the floor to thank all the cyclists for making the Cycle-Walk a success, at the same time that he had words for all the collaborators, and especially for the Committee of the Games and workers of the Department of Sports.

The next event was the awarding of prizes corresponding to the Day of Popular and Traditional Games, to later give place to the best disguises of the Cycle-Walk.

This year the jury had it very difficult before so much and so original disguise.

The most curious pedal vehicle was this time a bicycle created with chairs and a box spring.

The prize for the set disguise-bike went to a rural grandmother with a dog included.

As for the group of 3 or more participants best set was "Doctoras al Rescate", a family prepared to provide health coverage in the event that it is necessary.

To put the end, nothing better than the gift raffle: hams, lots of sausages from the land, dinners, sports equipment, bicycles with the collaboration of Bicis Gonzalo, bonuses for the CD Felipe VI and, as a novelty, lots of products organized by ALDI, collaborator of this closure and that was present throughout the day.

The Games say goodbye and they do it with the satisfaction of having fulfilled its objective.

Lorca has gone out to dine sport and more than 9,600 Lorca and Lorca of all ages and conditions have enjoyed the programmed activities.

We are a city of sport and that is something that should fill us with pride.

Next year we will return to celebrate a very special edition, because it will be the fortieth anniversary: ​​there will be news, memories, more sport and more social activities.

But meanwhile we have fields, tracks, swimming pools, pavilions, gyms and paths;

we have balls, balls, bikes, weights, arrows, rackets and shovels;

we have, in short, dozens of activities that will make us enjoy physical activity and all its virtues, which are many.

Enjoy the sport and do it lively;

while a new September is approaching and the seed of the fortieth Guadalentín Sports Games begins to grow.

Source: Juegos deportivos del Guadalentín

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