Seville will once again host the Central Dairy Asturian Women’s Race this Sunday from 10:00 a.m. with more than 5,000 registered women who will once again dye the streets of the Andalusian capital from the Paseo in pink, the color of the official shirt from Las Delicias to the finish line located in the heart of the Plaza de España after a 7-kilometer journey. The objective of the day is to promote the active fight against breast cancer, to continue promoting sports practice among women of all ages, and to support the various solidarity and advocacy projects for the role of women in all social spheres.
“We recover one of the events of the year, the Women’s Race, which also has an important social component, a call for the participation of women in sports, and awareness and solidarity in the fight against breast cancer” The delegate of Ecological Transition and Sports, David Guevara, who has attended along with some of the best Spanish runners such as Carmen Valle Atienza and her daughter Claudia Rodríguez, who will also participate, or Mude Rodríguez, four times winner of the test, has highlighted in his presentation. although it will be dismissed on Sunday, Javier Gavela, responsible for the Organization of the Women’s Race; Carla Herrera, founder of Pulseras Rosas; Inmaculada Barbadillo representing the Spanish Association Against Cancer; Ángela Claverol from AMAMA Sevilla. Also joining the family photo were Miguel Nogales Castilla-Director of Santander Institutions and Raquel Algarra of TotalEnergies, sponsors of the event.
In this presentation, a volunteer has cut her hair to draw attention to the solidarity component of the event. La Marea Rosa maintains the spirit of previous editions and a donation will be made at the end of the circuit to the Spanish Association Against Cancer and will continue to financially support three foundations focused on protecting women in different areas: Wanawake Mujer, Pulseras Rosas and Clara Campoamor. In addition, in Seville 50 100% solidarity bibs have been put up for sale in favor of the local association AMAMA (Women with breast cancer).
The pink bracelets project is a project closely linked to Seville. It is based on the solidarity transfer of female hair for the production of wigs. The sale of this hair allows to cover the costs of wigs for women with few economic resources and who are in full treatment against cancer.
Before the start, a heartfelt tribute will be held on Sunday to the Sevillian Olympian Blanca Manchón and the Paralympic athlete Sara Fernández, who will accompany the more than 5,000 runners, for being two great references in women’s sport and examples of struggle, improvement and commitment.
The t-shirts, number-chip and the runner’s bag are delivered at FIBES on Friday, November 26 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and on Saturday, November 27 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Although the Runner’s Expo is also held physically, the Central Lechera Asturiana Women’s Race has facilitated the delivery of the runner’s bag and the official shirt at home. In parallel, the Virtual Race can be run individually and from anywhere using the official app of the event.
Likewise, the Women’s Race maintains its social merchandising project # MásQueUnaMuñeca with the sale of 11 models of pin-shaped dolls for 3.5 euros, made by hand by women at risk of social exclusion and survivors of trafficking of sexual exploitation and labor, as well as the socks and stickers from Wanawake Mujer and Banco Santander.
Among the priority objectives is the effort to incorporate women of all ages into the regular practice of sport, fight against cancer and raise awareness about the importance of prevention, as well as promote healthy lifestyle habits to avoid it as far as possible. as possible, and combat gender violence and social and educational inequalities suffered by women. All women will wear 016 on their numbers in physical races, which is the telephone service for victims of sexist violence and does not leave a mark on the telephone bill.