News : “I’m going for the Record, although going out at this time is scary”
The team of Spanish participants who will start the Valencia Marathon on Sunday is one of the best that has ever been seen, as shown by the fact that there are eight athletes with marks below 2h12 and four women below 2h34.
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.
Galimany, very sure of herself
Own Marta Galimany (2:29:02), which to achieve the Spanish record will have to lower the 2:26:51 of Ana Isabel Alonso, said that “going out to these times is a little scary“, But that is”very excited to have the opportunity to run. I really want to see what comes out and València is the best circuit on the flat and for fewer turns”.
Mateo does not give up anything
Too Dani Mateo (2h10: 53) He was very happy to be able to compete this year, although he did not dare to set a specific mark. “I always say that I am a rookie, because in the first one you have the nerves of the debut and the second, which was Doha, the conditions were not the best, also here we have been given the possibility of having hares, so I don’t know what it will happen. Good feelings have accompanied me every day. The preparation has gone very well “.
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 “.