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Join the Puerto Vallarta Marathon this April

Puerto Vallarta Marathon Calling All Runners
Join the Puerto Vallarta Marathon this April
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Calling all runners! Puerto Vallarta will be hosting a marathon on Sunday April 15th, 2018 to the delight of all who enjoy participating in races or cheering on the runners. Thanks to its splendid weather, Puerto Vallarta is an excellent location for a marathon, where runners and their devoted fans can savor the warm, sunny climate and gorgeous surroundings. Adults-only Hotel Mousai and family-friendly sister resort Garza Blanca Resort & Spa are proud to be sponsors of the upcoming marathon. In celebration of this exciting event, both properties will be offering amazing deals during the dates around the marathon as extra incentive for visitors to treat themselves to the finest accommodations in the Puerto Vallarta area.

Special Vacation Offers for the Puerto Vallarta Marathon

Special Vacation Offers for the Puerto Vallarta Marathon

If you will be traveling to Puerto Vallarta around the time of the marathon, whether as a participating runner or as a fan who will be there to cheer everyone on, you can look forward to preferential rates when booking your stay at Hotel Mousai or Garza Blanca. You will also receive free breakfast each day of your stay when you book a room-only package (European Plan). If you will be traveling with children, your stay at neighboring family-friendly Garza Blanca will become even more appealing, with two children able to eat and stay for free when they are traveling with two full paying adults who have booked the All Inclusive plan.

Puerto Vallarta Marathon Details

Puerto Vallarta Marathon Details

For competitive runners, there will be a full marathon (measuring 42,195 meters) as well as a half marathon (measuring 21,097 meters), both of which will depart from the Port Terminal in the marina at 6:30 am on Sunday April 15, 2018. Additionally, there will be a recreational 5k race that will depart at 8:30 am. Everyone is welcome to join in the various marathons, from seasoned athletes to the general public. The age categories for each race will be: Free (18-39 years old), Master (40-49 years old), Veteran (50-59 years old) and Veteran plus (60 years and over). The marathon will have a time limit of 6 hours, while the half marathon will have a time limit of 3 hours.

Awards

Awards

For the full marathon, the first three male runners as well as the first three female runners who reach the finish line will be awarded, regardless of which age category they fall under. The first place winners will be awarded $10,000 Mexican pesos, the second place winners will be awarded $6,000 Mexican pesos and the third place winners will be awarded $5,000 Mexican pesos. These winners will not be eligible for prizes in the age categories. Following that, the first three male and female winners in each age category will be awarded, with each first place winner being awarded $4,000 Mexican pesos, each second place winner being awarded $3,000 Mexican pesos and each third place winner being awarded $2,000 Mexican pesos.

For the half marathon, the first three male runners and the first three female runners in each age category to reach the finish line will be awarded. First place winners will be awarded $2,000 Mexican pesos, second place winners will be awarded $1,500 Mexican pesos and third place winners will be awarded $1,000 Mexican pesos. The awards ceremony will be held immediately following the marathon at 12:30 pm on Sunday April 15th, 2018. You may register for the marathon on the following web page: www.maratonpuertovallarta.com.

Come experience the excitement of the Puerto Vallarta Marathon for yourself with a vacation at Hotel Mousai!