This morning the XII edition of the Day of the Senderista of the Region of Murcia organized by the Senderista Club Pasico to Pasico of Campos del Río together with the Federation of Mountaineering of the Region of Murcia is being celebrated in Campos del Río.
The Day of the Senderista is an event that is organized every year by a club of the Federation, with the aim that clubs and walkers can meet and enjoy a great day in coexistence.
The Senderista Pasico Club to Pasico de Campos del Río has prepared for this day two routes with which to enjoy within the surroundings of the municipality of Campos del Rio.
A long route of 14 km and 320 m of unevenness, which was taken out at 9 this morning and a shorter route of 9 km and 226 m of unevenness that began an hour later with the particularity that in the latter Has been able to practice an initiation course to Nordic Walking (Nordic Walking) imparted by a monitor with a duration of four hours.
During the day the participants are enjoying the surroundings of Campos del Rio, the landscapes of the Vía Verde, river route of the river Mula, ascent by a rambla to the badlands, areas of fossils and tour of the old town.
The day began at 8 o'clock with the collection of riders and participant's bag under a festive atmosphere where participants shared a breakfast in the departure area located at the door of the consistory.
During the development of both routes will have liquid and solid food, to end, enjoy an aperitif and a meal of coexistence after which will be held the raffle of various gifts.
The mayor of Campos del Río, María José Pérez Cerón, together with the president of the Mountaineering Federation of the Region of Murcia, Luis Alberto Ríos and the president of the Pasico Senderista Pasico Club, Joaquín Sales, accompanied by the mayor of Deportes, Salvador Barquero has welcomed all the participants to whom he has invited to know the trails and natural spaces with which our municipality counts.
Pérez Cerón highlighted "the great effort of organization that has made the Senderista Pasico to Pasico Club so that Campos del Rio will host this important event that is celebrating its twelfth edition" for which he thanked the Mountaineering Federation of the Region of Murcia That chose the municipality for this important sporting event.
The mayor recalled that "the commitment to the sport of this team of government in different disciplines becomes clear once again, collaborating in the organization of events of great regional relevance that as today, allows us to make known the municipality Hundreds of athletes from the provinces of Almeria, Alicante and Albacete, while enjoying our surroundings, landscapes and trails or our local gastronomy.
Just before the start of the first route, the president of the Mountaineering Federation of the Region of Murcia, Luis Alberto Rios highlighted the important logistics deployed along with the "impeccable organization by Pasico to Pasico and the collaboration of the City of Campos from the river".
"This is an important day for us that we were all waiting for and where we will enjoy among friends a great day in the climatological and in the sporty enjoying the hiking."
For his part, the president of the Senderista Pasico Club to Pasico de Campos del Rio, Joaquín Sales affirmed that it is a pride for our club to be able to organize this day in our municipality and has thanked to the more than 70 volunteers components of the organization the work that they have Made for many days so that today was a resounding success.
Sales has ended by saying that "2017 is going to be a very special year for the club, as besides being in charge of this great event is our X Anniversary, and also is Jubilee Year in Caravaca de la Cruz and we hope to receive the visit of Many hikers through the Greenway and Camino del Levante that crosses our municipality. "
Source: Ayuntamiento de Campos del Río