La Romana 10K is the most important amateur sports competition in the province of La Romana, organized by the running group 026 Runners La Romana, Inc., and supported by the main running community clubs of the Dominican Republic.
The main goal of the race is to raise funds to help the San Martin de Porres nursery in the city of La Romana, this institution provides care and medicine to children with limited economic resources since 1973; the event also seeks to stimulate and develop wellness, health, and recreation through practice of sports, generating a great impact in the city and the Eastern part of the country.
A 5KM and 10KM, both in the male and female categories, where participants will travel one of the main roads of the city; First overall places will get metallic prizes and sponsors. On this occasion a total of 600 runners will be at the event and it will be held on Sunday, July 22nd.
#LR10K has high logistic levels and wide repercussion in the sports sector, proof of this has been the massive support of important brands and local and national companies, in addition to the participation of runners from different provinces of the country, including foreigners.
Those interested in participating in this event can do so in person at 2B Farma and Orense Plaza in La Romana and online at sdctickets.do. The cost is RD $ 600 for 5KM and RD $ 800 for 10KM
Like last year, the meeting point is the Francisco A. Micheli Stadium, home of the Toros del Este, and starts at 6:00 a.m., leaving for Padre Abreu Avenue, going East to the Av. Eugenio Miches (former Santa Rosa st) where the Padre Sebastián Cavalotto Boulevard is, returning by the same route, taking into account that the 5km runners stop at the starting point, while the 10km runners must continue East-West direction, taking Avenida Francisco A. Caamaño to the south, to the intermediate point located near the railroad crossing, returning to finish the route at the point of departure.
Information and pictures courtesy of 026 Runners
La Romana 10K
When: Saturday July 21, 6am
Where: Francisco A. Micheli Stadium
Cost: 5KM – RD $ 600 || 10KM – RD $ 800
To benefit the San Martin de Porres nursery