Librilla welcomes the return of popular races on the 15th
The Athletics Federation of the Region of Murcia has announced the calendar of the 2021 Running Challenge tests, which will be held again in different parts of the regional geography. This competition, which held its last test on March 1, 2020 at the Alcantarilla Air Base, will resume these appointments on August 15 with the popular Villa de Librilla race, which will be followed by the Cross Popular Minero (Llano del Beal), on August 22; the Puentes de Cieza race, on September 25; the 10-kilometer Championship on the Murcia Region Route (Cartagena), on October 2; the Murcia Region half marathon (San Pedro del Pinatar), on October 10; Ruta Cieza 10 K, on October 16; the popular race Ruta de las Norias (Abarán), on October 24; the Ciudad de Cieza half marathon and the 11 kilometers Solidarios (Cieza), on December 5, and the Mar Menor Running Challenge (La Manga), on December 19.
For the Abarán test, which celebrates its fourteenth edition, the registration period is already open, with a limit of 400 places and with the fee reduced until September 30.
Pepe Rodríguez is the new UCAM coach
Pepe Rodríguez returns to UCAM Murcia to direct an ambitious project in the women’s section. He will be the coach of the junior team and the senior team, which this season will play in the First National. In his previous stages, Rodríguez has managed the first team in the LEB League, the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons.
In 2013 he became a junior team coach and director of the university quarry. From 2016 to 2019, he was an assistant coach with Óscar Quintana, Fotis Katsikaris, Javier Juárez and Sito Alonso in the Azulón first team.