Everything is ready for the 21K Coahuila this Sunday

Five thousand 700 runners will defy the morning sun and take to the streets of Saltillo to run the 21K, reported Pedro González, vice president of the 21K Coahuila board of trustees.

Among the participants, in addition to Mexicans, there will be runners from the United States, Kenya and other nationalities, making this event one of the most popular.

González recalled that in order to ensure that the heat and sun rays do not affect the visibility of the runners, on this occasion the half marathon will start at 05:45 hours, minutes before dawn.

“It is the second year that we do not have daylight saving time, so we made the decision to start at 5:45 in the morning at the request of the runners who pointed out the importance of doing it earlier,” said the interviewee.

The great Saltillo party will be enlivened by 26 musical groups that will be cheering and encouraging the runners and the families who come to support year after year.

The vice president of the 21k Coahuila board recalled the route that begins at the city theater on Francisco Coss Boulevard, crosses the historic center and continues to Isidro López until reaching Venustiano Carranza Boulevard and ending again in front of the cultural center.

Street closures:

Starting at 5:00 a.m., Coss Boulevard will be closed in both directions, from Emilio Carranza to Nazario Ortiz Boulevard; Urdiñola Street from Paseo de la Reforma to Felipe J. Mery Boulevard; Felipe J. Mery Boulevard from Urdiñola to Abasolo; and Abasolo from Felipe J. Mery Boulevard to Juárez Street.

Juárez Street will also be closed from Abasolo to Morelos; Victoria from Allende to Purcell; Purcell from Victoria to Aldama; and Aldama from Purcell to Emilio Carranza. Cuauhtémoc Street will be closed from Aldama to Ramos Arizpe Street.

Emilio Carranza Road, which becomes Isidro López Boulevard, will be closed from Ramos Arizpe Street to Egipto Boulevard; Egipto Boulevard from Isidro López to V. Carranza; and V. Carranza Boulevard from Egipto Boulevard to Presidente Cárdenas.

Source: zocalo