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1,500 people involved in a real festival of sport: Walk Cycle "Closing the Games (12/10/2010)

After more than thirty days, fifty tests, thousands of kilometers, hundreds of balls and thrown balls, pools, fields, sports courts, gyms, mats, and much much more, Sport Games Guadalentín goodbye to the best possible way: enjoying the benefit of the participants and bringing the fun of everyone, regardless of their age and physical condition.

1,500 people, a hundred more than last year, decided to spend the holiday morning to enjoy the best popular sport and participate in the festival of sport with which were closed Sport Games Guadalentín XXXII.

And is that the Cyclo-Tour followed the steps marked by the other popular events previously held, and got a hit record turnout.

At eleven o'clock, the Huerto de la Rueda, for the second consecutive year hosted the start and finish of the test, he was overflowing with riders of all ages and will go to Lorca in a different way.

There he carried out the recent transactions: inflating tires, adjusting the spine, tighten your helmet, check brakes, and have everything ready to go, as he gave the first pedaling looking costumes: a hippie commune, a group of Fenandos Alonsos with racing overalls, disguised as a small butterfly, the odd pirate costumes and dozens more.

And about 11.30 am the pack began rolling through the streets, following the rhythm of music and fun, beginning with Juan Antonio Dimas Street and continue along the Avenue roundabout Europe to Apolonia, Armed Forces, Ortega Melgares , Calle Mayor, Town Bridge, Santo Domingo and Lope Gisbert.

From there, the platoon of Floridablanca and headed down the Avenida Juan Carlos I to reach the Oval Santa Paula and the Alameda de Cervantes go Round and Round South to San Antonio.

Once through it, the riders crossed the Vineyard and rolling Jeronimo Santa Fe, again crossed the Avenida Juan Carlos I and the Avenue of Santa Clara to come back to the starting point.

A total of 10 kilometers and 300 meters, just over an hour and fifteen minutes to walk around the town of Lorca and 6 neighborhoods: San Diego, San Cristobal, Apolonia, San José, La Vina and San Antonio.

Again all the cyclists gathered in the Garden of the Wheel, Lorca Biciudad took the floor to begin the closing ceremony, giving the microphone to two girls who shared their experiences on the bike, and later proceed to the reading of a manifesto for a of the members of the platform.

After the applause always interesting proceeded to draw for great gifts: bonds for sports facilities, lots of local produce, a basket of sausage, four bicycles and sports equipment.

He also took out awards for best costumes: the best set-bike rider went to a real postman like decades ago, the group was captured by a group of nurses from the Green Cross willing to save the environment, and about the most curious vehicle wheels, the victory took a strange bike with wheels of disparate size.

The laughter, how could it be otherwise accompanied the entire delivery.

Finally, Councilman of Sports City of Lorca, Francisco Montiel, proceeded to close the thirty-second edition of Sports Games, calling it "one of the best in sports history Lorca," which would be impossible without " collaboration and dedication of the Executive Committee of the Games, IMJUDE staff, volunteers, clubs and sports associations in the municipality, sponsors and sponsors and, of course, Lorca and Lorca all who participated in this event by providing all their hopes. "

A new day of Pilar is lowered the curtain on the Sports Games Guadalentín the thirty-second issue in this case, you have given us five weeks every sport imaginable, the best competitions, new evidence, for amateurs and professionals, children and older men and women.

Above all, this edition of Lorca Olympics have brought us some figures of popular participation in the tests never before imagined, but that is not the highlight of the Games.

For the most important is that in each of the tests the participants have enjoyed the sport and have always wanted more and more.

And that itself is the real purpose of the Games Guadalentín: that everyone can enjoy the best physical activity.

Remaining eleven months to the thirty-third edition of the Sport Games return to their traditional Guadalentín Walking March.

But until that time comes, we can still enjoy the sport in the magnificent facilities of the town of Lorca, in fields, gymnasiums, pools and pavilions in participatory sports clubs and schools in the municipality, in the dozens of program offered by the IMJUDE or, simply, wearing a tracksuit and out walking, running or cycling.

Because the most important thing is not to stop.

Thank you very much and are closed all the Sports Games Guadalentín XXXII.

See you in September.

Source: Juegos deportivos del Guadalentín

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