Six hundred runners compete in AguaCarbo 2017


MORE than 600 athletes gathered for the AguaCarbo 2017. The race runs for 10 km through the towns of Carboneras and Agua Amarga and is now in its 31st year.

Hundreds of neighbours and tourists crowded to the sides of the national road and the promenade of Carboneras to show their support and encourage all runners.

Mounir Elouardi of the EPA Miguel Ríos sports club won the men’s  category winner, completing the course in a time of 30 minutes and 39 seconds. In the women’s category, the first prize went to Nazha Machrouh of Club Deportivo Unicaja Jaén for completing the course time in 35 minutes and 4 seconds.

One of the most important prizes of the competition is for taking on the mountain track located in the Chumbera. This year that went to to the winner of the contest Mounir Elouardi, who won a prize of 75 euros in sports equipment.