With great success last November 30 and December 1 was held in the beautiful port of Mazatlan the Great Marathon Pacific Mazatlan 2013 that managed to summon approximately 12,500 athletes and hundreds of participants without official registration, promoting Mazatlan not only as tourist destination but as a port where the sport is promoted.
With the presence of the Governor of Sinaloa, Mario Lopez Valdez, and Secretary of Tourism, Francisco Cordova Celaya, yesterday morning the awards ceremony was held where the men’s competition the African power was felt with competitors Kenyans Kiplimo Meto Stephen Mburi and Festus Kioko who picked up the first, second and third place respectively.
With a time of 2 hours, 19 minutes and 18 seconds, the Kenyan Benjamin Meto Kiplimo managed to cover the distance of 42 kilometers and 195 meters of the most important competition of the Marathon Pacific Mazatlan 2013 imposing a consistent step throughout the race.
Meanwhile in the women’s category the victory was for the ‘tlaxcalteca’ Karina Perez Delgado with a time of 2 hours, 40 minutes and 55 seconds managed to win the Kenyan Ruth Chepckoech and the Mexican from Michoacan, Misha Elena Ruiz Fernandez, who crowned with the second and third place respectively.
Hotel Playa Mazatlan extends a sincere congratulation to the winners and participants of this great sports festival.
We’ll wait for you with open arms in the Great Marathon Pacific Mazatlan 2014!