News : Guerra: “Roncero’s Record (59:52) gives me respect, but I’m going for everything”
The Valencia Half Marathon, which will begin at 8 in the morning, will bring together top-level athletes both internationally and nationally, where the names of Carlos Mayo stand out. A priori, as explained during the press conference, the hares will take them to seek to get closer to the time. We will see if the tremendous ambition they have and their great preparation can make them dream a bit of the National Record of Fabían Roncero (59:52). Guerra will put his new training system to the test.
For Jose Antonio Redolat, coach of the national elite, both in the marathon and in the middle, there are “interesting goals”. “If they told us only one year ago that we were in a position to break the Spanish record again, we would not have imagined it, but that’s the way it is.”, He said referring to Galimany’s challenge and announced that the male hares will also go at a record pace for Spain.
War for all
Javi war (1h01: 38), who in February was crowned champion of Spain in the marathon, explained that after achieving the Olympic minimum he was looking for a challenge and “that was the reason for wanting to face the half marathon ”. “I would like to go down from 1h01 and I think I can, but I have a lot of respect for Fabián Roncero’s record. I have a lot of ambition to achieve a great brand ”.
Méndez seeks personal brand
The Valencian Laura Mendez (1h12: 58) pointed out that this season, in which he made his debut with the national team at the Gdynia (Poland) half marathon World Cup, it was “very good”. “My goal for Sunday is to improve my best, I am training very well and I think I can be below my personal best.”
Regarding the safety device of the event, the president of the SD Correcaminos, Paco Borao, he pointed out that the final objective “Whatever happens on Sunday in Valencia, is that we are an example to the world. What we want is to be the best organization in the world “.