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Casa de Campo Corre for the Hogar del Niño 2019 is next month! Have you signed up?

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Casa de Campo Resort & Villas and the Patronato Benéfico Oriental announced the sixth edition of the Casa de Campo Corre Marathon for the Hogar del Niño, which in addition to the marathon (42k) includes the half marathon (21k) and distance races of 10k and 5k whose routes are certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS). The event, which will be held on Sunday, October 20th with departures starting at 5:30 am, is another example of the innovations that Casa de Campo continues to offer as a destination for the whole community and as part of its new health and sports project.

The details of the marathon were offered during a press conference held on Wednesday, September 11, on the terrace of the 4th floor of the mall Ágora Mall attended by Xiomara Menéndez Dájer, President of the Patronato Benéfico Oriental, Andrés Pichardo, President of Casa de Campo Resort, Marlenny Peña, Director of Santo Domingo Corre, and Renata Soñé as part of the image of the event, special guests, related personalities, among others.

Prior to the reproduction of an audiovisual that includes the details of the marathon, Xiomarita Menéndez Dájer explained that the funds raised will be allocated to the Physical Education programs developed for Hogar del Niño as an institution for the educational and nutritional well-being of thousands of children of the vulnerable communities of La Romana. “It is a real honor for us to be able to carry out this activity for the sixth year in a row, which is proof that the results we have obtained in past editions have been positive and encouraging. We are pleased to have the support of all those who are always willing to contribute, in addition to their steps, supporting this proposal that benefits those in need, “said Xiomara Menéndez Dájer.

This event has already become very popular in the country, managing to reach also runners abroad, who have come from Puerto Rico, the United States, Europe, Colombia and Venezuela among others, and who have had the opportunity to run a marathon enjoying the most luxurious and exclusive tourist resort in the Caribbean.  Andrés Pichardo Rosenberg, President of Casa de Campo, stated: “For Casa de Campo Resort, we are more than pleased to support this marathon which has become a tradition, the Casa de Campo Corre for the Hogar del Niño.” This event is part of the welfare and sports project that the resort has been developing in the past few years. He thanked the sponsors and invited companies that have not done so to join in supporting this noble cause.

Each registered runner will receive a kit of a backpack of the event, an official dri fit of the Marathon, BIB cap and CHIP: To collect the Kit and for more information you can visit the page www.cdccorre.org. Competitors will receive medals for reaching the Goal as well as prizes in kind, certificates and important cash prizes. The races will start with the 42K and 21K starting at 5:30 in the morning, while the 10K and 5K will start at 7:00 am, before the various starts there will be warm-up sessions for the riders.

This event has the sponsorship of Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, Central Romana Corporation, Costasur Dominicana, Banco Popular, KPMG, Vitasalud, Banco Lopez de Haro, Agora Mall, Casa de Campo Living, Lanko, One Way Bike, among others.

The following pictures were taken by Bryan de la Cruz during the press conference announcing this year’s Casa de Campo Corre for the Hogar del Niño 2019 at the Atrio Central in Agora Mall:

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