Published On: Tue, Jan 10th, 2017

Dolphin Discovery Annual Race, to benefit ‘Transformar Educando A.C.’

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Dolphin Discovery Foundation in conjunction with Puerto Aventuras residents, provided details about the 9th edition of the annual “Dolphin Puerto Aventuras Race”.

According to information from their newsletter, with a capacity for 700 runners, the Dolphin Puerto Aventuras Race will take place next Sunday January 22 at 08:00 am.

For the third consecutive year, proceeds will be donated to specific causes of community support. This year, the donation will be made for education projects through the “Transformar Educando A.C” association.

This race is a completely familiar event where adults, young people and children can participate in one of the following categories available:

  • 10 Kilometers: Free (19-39 years), Master (40-49 years) and Veterans (50 years and over)
    5 km: Juvenile (15-18 years), Free (19-39 years) and Master (40 years and over)
    1000 meters:  (from 9 to 14 years)
    400 meters:  (under 9 years)

This year, more than 15 companies joined as sponsors, with the objective of raising funds for the construction of a ceramic room, which will benefit 250 students of the Puerto Aventuras Community Center.

Graciela Maldonado, Director of Transformar Educando A.C, said that the construction of a ceramic room will be very useful to complement cultural activities for students and the community in general.

Dolphin Discovery RAce will benefit 'Transformar Educando A.C.' (Photo: Sipse)

Dolphin Discovery RAce will benefit ‘Transformar Educando A.C.’ (Photo: Sipse)


Transformar Educando A.C.”

“This is the third year we have participated as organizers. It is very comforting to see how families gather to engage in sports activities that contribute to their health and at the same time, provide a benefit to the local community that is supported by Transformar Educando A.C.”, ” said Guadalupe Jiménez, Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Fundación Dolphin Discovery I.A.P.

The companies and organizations that sponsor the 2017 edition are Mayaland Resorts, Gray Line, Catalonia Hotels and Resorts, Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya, Grupo Regio, Sunset World, Omni Puerto Aventuras Hotel, Powerade, Crystal, PriceTravel Holding, Coco Bongo, Mayan Adventures , Dreams Puerto Aventuras, Energy Fitness and Aquaworld.

Transformar Educando A.C (Photo: Transformar Educando ORG)

Transformar Educando A.C (Photo: Transformar Educando ORG)

Registration fees are $ 250 pesos per adult and $ 200 pesos per child. The top 3 places in each category will be awarded. In addition, all runners will have the opportunity to participate in raffles with prizes granted by the different sponsors.

Finally, it was announced that groups of runners of 20 adults or more will be eligible to pay a preferential price of $ 200 pesos per person.

Source: www.sipse.com

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