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baifo extreme corralejo race

BAIFO Extreme Race in Corralejo
The annual BAIFO Extreme Race is being held in Corralejo on 10 November.

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This Sunday, November 10, the Baifo Extreme is celebrated in Corralejo (La Oliva), an obstacle course independent of the great franchises of the modality and that, after four editions, has managed to gain a foothold among the relevant sporting Events that are held in Fuerteventura

After completing the quota established in 500 participants for two weeks, the organization in charge of the Department of Sports of the City of La Oliva and the CD Al Máximo, with the involvement also this year of the association Limpiaventura, presented this morning at a conference Press the details of the test, which this year returns with important news.

Among them, this V Baifo Extreme expands the number of obstacles to 38 in the circuit enabled next to the municipal complex of the Pool of Corralejo, the Elite category is incorporated to test the most prepared participants, and there will be a children's race with a hundred of participants, the Baifito Extreme.

"This year we again have an enrolment record and we are very satisfied with it, because it means that the race has been consolidated. La Baifo Extreme is a motivating and dynamic event, satisfying for us not only because it was born and raised in the municipality of La Oliva, but because each year has a solidarity purpose, "said the Councillor for Sports, Gleiber Carreño, noting that this time a part of the registration goes to the association Alejandro Da Silva, who works for childhood leukaemia.

Of the 400 adult participants, "more than half are from outside the island, which demonstrates the acceptance that the race has in just four years, and the potential that this municipality has in the organization of sport tourism Events", valued the mayor of La Oliva, Isaí Blanco.

Jonay Marín stressed that "from the Al Máximo Sports Club we are very happy. The registration quota has been completed two weeks before the test, and we have 330 participants in the standard race, one hundred girls and boys in the Baifito Extreme, and 70 enrolled in the Elite category, including OCR Masters champions, the Spanish league of obstacle courses ".

On the evolution of the event, Marín said that the Baifo Extreme "began as a participatory and fun race", but that he has listened to the demands of the participants to become increasingly demanding. "This year the finisher medal will already have value in itself."

The event was also attended by Limpiaventura. The vice president of the environmental association, Ángel Campos, explained the involvement of the group through its volunteers, working on cleaning and conditioning the circuit and other organizational tasks.

Courtesy of Diario de Fuerteventura.
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Does anyone know where this is being held exactly? Wouldn't mind going to get some photos.
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The race is held next to the pool in Corralejo.

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More than 400 intrepid participants took the exit in Corralejo this Sunday in the fifth edition of the Baifo Extreme, to which a hundred girls and boys joined the Baifito Extreme, all of them enjoying a sporting event that, based on organizational effort, has made a place in its own right in the landscape of the obstacle courses of the Canary circuit.

"We are very satisfied with how everything has turned out at the level of participation, with a record of registration, with a great organization and a spectacular circuit, and with a remarkable audience, about a thousand people enjoying the show," said Gleiber Carreño, councillor for Sports of the City Council of La Oliva, department that collaborates with the race organized from the Al Máximo Sports Club.

"The race has been a success. The organization has made a qualitative leap, and the participants have enjoyed it. We hope that the race continues and continues to improve in future editions. Surely it will be that way, thanks to the great work that Al Máximo's colleagues do "said Isaí Blanco, mayor of La Oliva, acknowledging the work of the fifty volunteers and twenty members of the organizing staff who were involved in the preparation and development of the test.

From the CD Al Máximo, the test director, Jonay Marín, thanked the sponsoring and collaborating entities that make this event possible, "a logistically complicated test, with many months of assembly and preparation". "We want to thank all the participants and the first classified," he added, making a special mention to the environmental group Limpiaventura and all the volunteers who were involved in the preparations and conditioning of the circuit enabled next to the municipal facilities of the Corralejo Pool , in the Natural Park Urbanization.

In the competitive section, the test fulfilled what was promised in terms of level of demand, since only 21 of the 70 enrolled were able to overcome the 38 obstacles of the new Elite category, climbing to the top of the Marouane Berradia podium, followed by Joel Santana and Yeray Cabrera, given that in the female Elite mode, the few warriors who tried were unable to overcome the last obstacle, the very hard combo. In the Standard category, the winners were Jesús Évora and Fátima Morales.


Elite podium

1 Marouane Berradia (OCR Mencey) / 00:23:14
2 Joel Santana (Ultimate) / 00:25:50
3 Yeray Cabrera (Fuertetrail) / 00:26:37

Standard Male Podium

1 Jesús Évora (CDP La Victoria) 00:24:54
2 José Francisco Delgado (Independent) / 00:25:14
3 Jesus Medina (Trotadunas) / 00:25:45

Female Standard Podium

1 Fatima Morales (CD Pandicornios) 00:30:34
2 María Yánez (Macacofittrail) / 00:32:13
3 Lidia Martin (Independent) 00:32

In the team competition, the winners were Los Caballitos, in the women's category, and Functional in the men's. As for couples, the winners in the men's category were Krunners OCR, Zipi and Zape in the women's category, and TFG & Macaco in the mixed couple.

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Solidarity end

It should be noted that, an important part of the collection of the inscriptions was destined for a solidarity purpose, as is tradition in the Baifo Extreme, this time in favour of the Alejandro Da Silva association, which works in favour of childhood leukaemia.


The City Council of La Oliva, the CD Al Máximo and Limpiaventura convey their thanks to the collaborating entities, the Cabildo de Fuerteventura, BP as the main sponsor, and the businesses and entities that support the event, such as Tequila Beach, Toro Beach Restaurant, Center Comercial El Campanario, Volcandog Association, García Self-Service, Wendy Cars and Tripasion Events.

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