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On Sunday, September 15th the La Romana Bayahibe Hotel Association and Tourism Cluster celebrated the seventh edition of the Bayahibe 10k race, with the participation of more than 600 runners, to benefit the Fundación Oncológica del Este.
The first place in the overall male category was won by Amaury Rodríguez, in the second place Jilberto Manzano and in the third place Mario Doroteo. In the overall female category, Soranyi Rodríguez won first place, Jordan Diaz second place and Deimi Padilla third place.
Ana Garcia-Sotoca Pascual, Executive Director of the Association and the Cluster of Hotels the Romana Bayahibe, stated that the Bayahibe 10k race has managed to position itself as one of the most popular competitions among running enthusiasts in the East. “This event is part of the commitment that both entities have in promoting the La Romana destination and the importance that these organizations have in maintaining beautiful and healthy beaches.” Garcia-Sotoca expressed.
She also went on to explain that in this edition of Bayahibe 10K, the funds generated by the event will be destined to the Fundación Oncológica del Este, a non-profit organization that was created to meet the economic and social needs faced by people with cancer throughout the country, with its headquarters in the Eastern Region of the country.
Ana Garcia-Sotoca Pascual, Executive Director of the Association and the Cluster of Hotels the Romana Bayahibe, said that the Bayahibe 10k race has managed to position itself as one of the most popular competitions among running enthusiasts in the East. “This event is part of the commitment that both entities have in promoting the La Romana destination and the importance that these organizations have in maintaining beautiful and healthy beaches.” Garcia-Sotoca expressed.
The event, organized by the Hotel Association and the La Romana Bayahibe Tourism Cluster, was sponsored by the Ministerio de Turismo and AFP Siembra. In addition, with the support of Consorcio Eléctrico Punta Cana Macao, Seguros Universal, 2b Farmax, Air Europa, Casa De Campo, Dreams Dominicus, Viva Wyndham Resorts, Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, Catalonia Gran Dominicus Y Catalonia Royal La Romana, Belive Collection Canoa, Hilton La Romana, Whala! Bayahibe, Central Romana Corporation Ltd, Laboratorio Referencia, Transekur, Vita Salud, Sued Y Fargesa (Ontol Y Enterex), Industrias San Miguel Del Caribe (Cool Heaven), Gatorade, Afro Tours, Luminos Lighting, Humano Seguros, Farmacia Carol, Banreservas, Agente De Cambio Quezada, También, La Estancia, Cardnet, Ferreteria Detallista, Ancora Punta Cana, Refri-Electro, Patronato Benéfico Oriental (Pbo), Nelo Tours, Bavaro Runner Adventures, Asociación Romana De Ahorros Y Préstamos, Sportline America Dominicana, Hotel Tracadero Beach Resorts, Grupo Ramos, Quaker, Industrias Banilejas (Café Santo Domingo), Saona Explorer By Reptours, Caribbean Saona, Body Stetic Fitness, Palmera Turistica, Restaurante Kukka Beach By Alkquimia, Turinter, Melodrone, Clínica Canela, Bomba Maybel Petronan, Bomba Flor De Bayahibe, Bomba Sunix, Hs Sport, La Romana Bayahibe News, Cicom.
It also had the collaboration of the Ayuntamiento De Bayahibe, Cestur ,Defensa Civil De La Romana, Club Btt La Romana, Policía Nacional, Digesett, Bomberos, Ministerio De Medio Ambiente and 911 La Romana.
Photos and information courtesy of the Association and the Cluster of Hotels La Romana Bayahibe