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(10/09/2011)

A little joy] | More than 1,000 people paid tribute to the town of Lorca in the People's March which opened the Guadalentín XXXIII Sports Games |

The city needed a breath of joy and they gave the Games.

Something as simple as start walking became a Friday afternoon in an exercise of commitment to the city of Lorca and a tribute to the city that suffered the worst natural disaster in recent history of Spain but through the combined efforts of all managed to stand up.

1015 people put on their sports and took to the streets of Sun City and the neighborhoods most affected by the earthquakes of May 11 to say loud and clear that we will not leave this city, our city.

At 19.30 hours the Alameda of the Constitution began to welcome the first participants, after registering and getting your shirt commemorating the Games participated in the heating, a very welcome development, as were dozens of people took advantage to stretch muscles and learn some secrets for sports safe hand fitness monitor Pedro Rosales.

Shortly after 20.30, the multicolored snake made up of more than 1,000 people began to go after the music and the banner of the Olympics in this event which has the theme "More than ever, Move," proving that, yes, no Lorca stands and their neighbors are willing to move their city.

The first steps of progress led the peloton over the Avenida Juan Carlos I, Santa Clara, La Alberca, Santo Domingo, Lope Gisbert, Oval, Avenida de Portugal, San Jose, where he began to live the most emotional moments of the day to tour the neighborhood of Alfonso X and then the notorious as zone 0 of the earthquakes, the Barrio de la Viña.

The march took Labour Square where participants kept a significant silence as a tribute on their journey.

Ladies of La Rambla to the Round of San Jose were the following items on the itinerary, to visit Santa Fe and then Jerome again Oval and Juan Carlos I, Alameda and Alameda Menchirón of the Constitution.

In total 5 kilometers to the joy, camaraderie and the breath of fresh air were the main themes, all of which badly needs at this time the city of Lorca.

Since the inauguration of the Guadalentín XXXIII Sports Games, the Mayor of Lorca, Francisco Jodar, took the microphone to emphasize that "the desire and the forces that define the Lorca have been realized through sport. With this tour we shown that Lorca is alive and we will not give up. We will show that we have reason not to let our city die out. So many citizens have Lorca. "

As one would expect, the day ended with the traditional prize draw: local products, sports equipment, dinners and a mountain bike.

But this is only the beginning.

Ahead of us are more than thirty days of sports and fun.

Starting with the next test popular: Fun Run to be held this Sunday from 10 am at the malls.

But surely with participants such as Walking the March, there is no reason to doubt the success of the Games and, sure, that Lorca will rise again.

Source: Juegos deportivos del Guadalentín

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