The City Council of Calasparra through the Department of NGOs, led by Esperanza López, along with the Dogs Rescue and Conquistando Escalones Associations, organize the I Canicross Holi Villa de Calasparra. This test framed within the activities of Carnival 2018 of Calasparra, aims to raise funds for the aforementioned associations, which work for the protection of dogs and the research of LGMD1f Muscular Dystrophy, respectively. It will take place on February 17 at 5:00 p.m. in the Plaza Emilio Pérez Piñero of Calasparra.
The test will be a competitive one, since the dogs as well as the runners will have to demonstrate their speed and dexterity in the urban circuit of 2750 meters, where they will run. Two categories are established, dogs of less than 10 kg and dogs of more than 10 kg, where the first three classified will obtain a trophy. In addition, a prize for the best dog and runner is also established together with a costume, on the occasion of the Carnival of Calasparra 2018.
But not only runners with dogs will participate, there will also be able to participate athletes without dogs who want to enjoy this charity race and have fun practicing sports, mixed with the fun of holi powders or colored powders, since this test also includes the famous holi race, which has become sso popular in the recent years throughout Spain. For this category trophies are also provided to the first three classified without distinction of sex.
In addition after the race, it is planned by the City Hall activities for the little ones, framed in the carnival 2018 events and the parade that will begin at 10 pm.
Registration for this test can be done on THIS link until February 14.
The cost of registration is 13 euros for all participants, who will receive a commemorative gift, as well as liquid supplies and dogs will receive liquid and solid supplies.
For the first time in Calasparra, there is a test that mixes, sports, dogs, fun and solidarity, and helping two good causes. In addition, this test aims to raise awareness among citizens to adopt or shelter dogs.
All the information and the regulation of the test can be consulted in THIS LINK.