Runners to mark Municipal Tourism Day in Cancun on Sept. 24

On Sunday, September 24, the “Let’s Make Tourism Our Goal (Hagamos del turismo una meta) Race” will take place on the Colosio boulevard and Kukulkan boulevard at Cancun’s Hotel Zone with around 1,800 participants, as part of the 20th anniversary of the Technological University of Cancun and coinciding with Municipal Tourism Day.

The race will start at 7 am on Sunday September 24, and the starting line will be right in front of the Technological University of Cancun.

“The goal is to promote sports and boost tourism activity in the state and support the work that all tour operators are doing. We are expecting the participation of around 1,800 runners”, said Julián Aguilar Estrada, Rector of the University Technological.

“We are very excited with this running race, since it is a project that we are promoting with the sole objective of boosting sports tourism along the state, and also to recognize those people who work in the tourism industry”, underlined Aguilar Estrada.

The organizing committe releasing the Municipal Tourism Day’s race in Cancún (SIPSE)

Participants can run in the following categories:

  • 16 to 60 years old
  • 18 to 39 years old
  • 40 to 49 years old
  • 50 to 59 years old

The registration will have a cost of $200 to $250 pesos until August 15; between $250 and 300 pesos until September 8, and $300-400 until September 21.

This official announcement was made by Francisco López, municipal director of tourism, David Martínez, director of the Municipal Sports Institute and Juan Antonio Casarrubias, director of “Más Deporte” during a press conference.