On the 1st and 2nd of December, the 20th edition of the Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2018 will be held, that year after year it manages to call great athletes from Mexico and abroad.
What is the Great Pacific Marathon?
The Great Pacific Marathon is a sports athletics event that consists of running on foot a distance of 42 km that is characterized by its hardness and length.
Endorsed by the Mexican Federation of Athletics Associations, the Great Pacific Marathon extends its call to all associations, clubs, teams and athletes in general where in order to increase the taste for it are carried out at the same time Children and Botargas races and of 5 and 10 kilometers.
Activities for the Whole Family
One of the most significant characteristics of the Great Pacific Marathon is that manages to bring together hundreds of families who, in a completely healthy environment, support their favorite athlete.
Thinking about them is that the Mazatlan Marathon offers alternative activities that have gained the acceptance of visitors, such as: the Race of Joy where people with special abilities participate, the Release of Sea Turtles by Mazatlan Aquarium staff where involve to all attendees, Children’s and Botargas races, the consent of the families and the Festival of Light, which for the only occasion in the previous edition had to be postponed due to the remodeling that was taking place on Mazatlan’s levee.
See you in the Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2018!
Would you like to subscribe? Visit the official website of the Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2018 and book your place (images obtained from the official website of the Marathon and the City of Mazatlan).
On March 17, 2018 will take place the awaited Festival of Light, a multicolored fireworks show that adorns the bay of Mazatlan.
The Festival of Light, a completely familiar event, which for 11 years was held within the framework of the Great Pacific Marathon to welcome the participants, had to be postponed in this last edition due to the remodeling works that are carried out on Del Mar Avenue in Mazatlan.
At a press conference, the Secretary of Tourism of Sinaloa, Marco Antonio Cruz Castro, together with the President of the Association of Three Islands Hotels, Jose Antonio Manguart Sanchez, announced that the Festival of Light will begin at 20:00 hours and will have 15 trigger points located in the bay from the Hotel Don Pelayo to the Hotel Playa Marina, and as in previous years will seek to surprise those present with new effects and alternatives.
Attend and have fun as a Family at the Mazatlan’s Festival of Light!
The Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2017 will be held in the Pearl of the Pacific on December 2 and 3, which has been positioned as one of the most important sports competitions in Mexico attracting the participation of great national and international athletes.
The Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2017 has the endorsement of the Mexican Federation of Athletics Associations and will have a limited quota of 12,000 participants.
During this great sporting event there will also be recreational races, a special for people with different abilities, children’s races and botargas, as well as is a tradition, there will be the “Release of Turtles” and the long awaited Festival of Light in Del Mar Avenue.
Great Pacific Marathon
So you know, we are waiting for you at the Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2017!
For more information visit the official site of the Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2017
On Saturday, December 2, in the framework of the Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2017, the sky of Mazatlan will be illuminated with the spectacular Festival of Light 2017 that year-on-year manages to gather thousands of families and tourists on the Mazatlan seawall.
More than 2,000 kilos of fireworks will illuminate for almost 30 minutes Mazatlan’s Del Mar Avenue where multicolored explosions of mortars style Disneyland, chrysanthemums, roman candles and more are the delight of the audience.
We are waiting for you at the Festival of Light Mazatlan 2017!
Last November 27, the eighteenth Great Pacific Marathon was held in the port of Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico which brought together thousands of participants from different states of the Mexican Republic and abroad, where the Kenyan athletes returned to impose its power by placing itself as the absolute winners of this test.
It was 42 kilometers that all the athletes crossed with the rhythm of the regional music, which represented a feast for both runners and the thousands of families that gathered in the competition.
Also, since a day before it was lived the festivity of the Marathon with sports competitions for children and people with different capacities, the release of turtles and the traditional Festival of Light that was headed by the Governor of Sinaloa, Mario Lopez Valdez and the President of Mazatlan, Carlos Felton Gonzalez.
Congratulations to all the participants and winners of the Great Pacific Marathon Mazatlan 2016, we are waiting for you next year with open arms!