With the presence of more than seis mil runners, the Mendoza International Marathon, with circuits of 42, 21, 10 and 4 kilometers, and the victoria in the maximum of the distances of the premises Antonio Poblete and Adela Barrios.
Amid the return of massive street racing in Argentina, Mendoza again had a large-scale competition, after being the stage in which the 21k test took place in February and had 2,500 competitors.
Along with the triumphs of Poblete and Barrios, also the victories of the Olympian Luis Molina and Luisa Páez in 21k stood out, and Ignacio Erario and Lorena Cuello in the 10-kilometer race.
Poblete left a good image
The locals Antonio Poblete and Adela Barrios they stayed with the Marathon with good performances, but unable to break circuit records. The FCmax athlete came very close to achieving the circuit record and crossed the finish line in 2 hours, 21 minutes and 12 seconds. Despite having a great performance, the temperature played a trick on him and did not allow him to lower the 2 hours, 19 minutes and 1 second, which would have improved José Luis Luna’s time.
The winner of the city’s Half Marathon left a very good image and showed that with a less hot day, he would have had no problems setting the record. In second place came Darío Cabrera, with 2 hours, 34 minutes and 22 seconds, while Sebastián Arrative was third, with 2 hours, 35 minutes and 24 seconds.
Barrios repeated the triumph as in the last edition
Adela Barrios threw all his trajectory onto the court and the great experience that he has on his back, so he had no problems in winning the victory, with 2 hours, 54 minutes and 34 seconds. A) Yes, repeated the victory of 2019, although also due to weather conditions, it was far from its 2.47.44.
While, the athlete from El Bosque Marianela Balinotti, was escort, with 3 hours, 3 minutes and 19 seconds. The podium was completed by Elena Tejerina, with 3 hours, 3 minutes and 24 seconds.
The 42 kilometers began in the vicinity of the Cacheuta bridges, while the half marathon left the Luján de Cuyo vineyard area. Meanwhile, the 10k began on the highway that overlooks the city. They all arrived at the gates of Parque San Martín. Luis Molina and Luisa Páez won the 21k
Luis Molina and Luisa Páez won the Half Marathon
Olympic athlete Luis Molina won the half marathon, with a mark of 1 hour, 5 minutes and 7 seconds. Nico Verdugo came in second, with 1 hour, 8 minutes and 50 seconds. Mario Rosales completed the podium, with 1 hour, 12 minutes and 16 seconds.
Among the ladies, Luisa Páez he ran the 21,097 meters in 1 hour, 20 minutes and 38 seconds. Behind came Ana Funes (1.24.11) and Juliana Jofre (1.27.16).
Meanwhile, in the 10k the winners were Ignacio Erario and Lorena Cuello. The FCmax runner crossed the finish tape in 29 minutes and 40 seconds, while his pursuers, Saúl Vega and Emanuel Suárez, ran at 31.52 and 32.02, respectively.
Among the ladies, Cuello was wide dominating and had a mark of 35 minutes and 1 second. Carina Furque arrived second (35.42) and third came Emilia Picciola from La Plata (36.22).