Maratón La Guadalupe de Ponce

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Maratón La Guadalupe de Ponce (English: La Guadalupe Ponce Marathon" or, sometimes. "Ponce Marathon"), is a long-distance running event held every year in Ponce, Puerto Rico. Established in 1970,[note 1] it is the only Olympic marathon held in Puerto Rico.[4][1]

Maratón La Guadalupe de Ponce
DateDecember, usually around the 12th
LocationPonce, Puerto Rico
Event typeRoad
DistanceMarathon
Primary sponsorPonce Municipal Government
BeneficiaryFederación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico
Established1970[1]
Course recordsMen's: 2:15:35 (1982)
Jorge "Peco" González
Women's: 2:54:47 (2010)
Yolanda Mercado[2]
ParticipantsSome 150 athletes
Attendees: Over 10,000[3]

The race has a length of 42.195 kilometers (26.219 mi) and takes place on a Sunday during the month of December. It starts at 5AM, and runs from the intersection of PR-12 and PR-14 to Parque de Bombas.[5][6] It is managed by Secretaría de Recreación y Deportes (Secretariat of Recreation and Sports) of the municipality of Ponce.[7]

The 40th edition of the marathon in 2010 was attended by over 10,000 people.[3] Some 150 athletes participate in the event each year.[8] In 2010, the event received an award from the Federación de Atletismo de Puerto Rico (Puerto Rico Athletic Federation) as the best athletic running event in Puerto Rico; it had attained a perfect 100-point score in all evaluation areas.[7]

OverviewEdit

In addition to being the only one of the international marathons run over the distance of 42.195 kilometers and the national marathon of Puerto Rico,[4] the marathon is the qualifying race for the Central American and Caribbean Games.[9]

In addition to medals, Marathon organizers award cash prizes to winners, in both men and women categories, exceeding USD$30K.[10] First place winners receive a $2,000 cash prize. The next five follow-up winners receive $1,000, $500, $400, $200 and $80 respectively. The Marathon also awards prizes to winners, both men and women, in these nine age categories: 20–24, 25–29, 30–34, 35–39, 40–44, 45–49, 50–54, 55–59 and 60+. First, second and third place winners in each of these categories receive $80, $50 and $25 prizes, respectively.[11] Unlike other marathons, registration for La Guadalupe is free; registration generally takes place the day before the event (Saturday) at Parque de Bombas.[11] The $2,000 cash prize is the highest cash prize paid out for any running event in Puerto Rico.[12]

RouteEdit

The race starts at 5:00 am at PR-12 (Avenida Santiago de los Caballeros) at the intersection with PR-14 (Avenida Tito Castro/Avenida Betances) and heads south towards La Guancha. It makes 3 round trips on Avenida Santiago de los Caballeros and, on the fourth round, it then detours onto Avenida Las Americas (PR-163) heading west towards PR-123 (Avenida Hostos). At Avenida Hostos it turns right onto Calle Marina and heads north towards Plaza Las Delicias. The finish line will be at Calle Marina intersection with Calle Cristina, that is, right in front of Parque de Bombas in downtown Ponce.[2] The race coincides with the Fiestas patronales de Ponce celebration.[13]

ResultsEdit

1982 (12th edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Jorge Luis "Peco" González Utuado 2:15:35 [1]

1983 (13th edition)Edit

The event took place on 11 December.[1]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 César Mercado Unknown 2:17:32 [1]

1985 (15th edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Eduardo Maldonado Unknown 2:17:42 [14]

1986 (16th edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Eduardo Maldonado Unknown 2:15:48 [14]

1988 (18th edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Luis E. Torres Unknown 2:17:22 [14]
2 Eduardo Maldonado Unknown 2:17:46 [14]

1991 (21st edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 César Mercado Unknown Unknown [1]

1992 (22nd edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 César Mercado Unknown Unknown [1]

1993 (23rd edition)Edit

The event was cancelled due to the Puerto Rico 1993 Central American and Caribbean Games celebrated this year in Ponce.[15][16]

1994 (24th edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 César Mercado Unknown Unknown [17]

2002 (32nd edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 César Mercado Unknown Unknown [17]

2003 (33rd edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 César Mercado Unknown Unknown [17]

2004 (34th edition)Edit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 César Mercado Unknown Unknown [17]

2006 (36th edition)Edit

The event took place on 10 December.[18]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Luis Rivera Aibonito 2:24:08 [18]
2 Máximo Oliveras Toa Alta 2:36:49 [18]
3 José Rodríguez Canóvanas 2:37:42 [18]
Women's Division 1 Yolanda Mercado Bayamón 2:52:51[a] [18]
2 Maribel Burgos Carolina 3:04:01 [18]
3 Mónica Larson Arecibo 3:21:51 [18]

2007 (37th edition)Edit

Prior to this year the marathon was essentially a men's-only event. Women could run it but they were not awarded prizes. Starting with the 2007 marathon, women runners were officially registered as competing runners and awarded prizes the same as men.[19]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Máximo Oliveras Corozal Unk [20]
Women's Division 1 Luz E. Torres Guayanilla Unk [20]

2008 (38th edition)Edit

The event took place on 14 December.[21]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Luis Rivera Aibonito 2:28.19 [21]
2 Miguel Solivan Aibonito 2:31.21 [21]
3 César Mercado Maricao 2:38.06 [21]
Women's Division 1 Irmalyn Falcón Toa Baja 2:58:03 [14]
2 Yolanda Mercado Bayamon 3:02.30 [21]
3 Sara Mary González Unknown 3:09.55 [21]

2009 (39th edition)Edit

The event, which ordinarily takes place on a Sunday, this year took place on a Saturday (12 December). The goal was to have it coincide with Las Mañanitas to maximize the attendance to the Marathon.[22] This year there was also a change to the route of the event.[23]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Miguel Solivan 2:24:25 [24][23]

2010 (40th edition)Edit

The event took place on 12 December.[1][25]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Luis Rivera Aibonito 2:22:47 [1][25]
2 Nelson Rodríguez Utuado 2:23.32 [1][25]
3 Eliezer Robles Lares 2:25.45 [1][25]
Women's Division 1A Yolanda Mercado Bayamón 2:56:26 [1][3][25]
1B Yolanda Mercado Bayamón 2:54:47 [2]
2 Erica Méndez San Germán 3:17:27 [1][25]
3 María Beltrán Bayamón 3:17.48 [1][25]

2011 (41st edition)Edit

The event took place on Sunday 11 December.[26][27][1]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Eliezer Robles Lares 2:31:09 [1][26][27]
2 Jesús Morales Villalba 2:34:20 [1][26][27]
3 Nelson Rodríguez Utuado 2:36:22 [1][26][27]
Women's Division 1 Yolanda Mercado Bayamón 2:57:23 [1][26][27]
2 María E. Beltrán Bayamón 3:20:03 [1][26][27]
3 Liria García San Juan 2:20:42 [1][26][27]

2012 (42nd edition)Edit

The event took place on 9 December.[28]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Eliezer Robles Lares 2:22.38 [29]
Women's Division 1 Angélica Torres Unknown Unknown [29]

2013 (43rd edition)Edit

The event took place on Sunday 8 December.[8]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Miguel Solivan Aibonito 2:26:38:09 [8]
Women's Division 1 Patricia Lázaro Guaynabo 3:09:47:58 [8]

2015 (45rd edition)Edit

The event took place on Sunday 8 December.

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Unknown Unknown Unknown
Women's Division 1 Nairi Ginés Puerto Rico 3:49 [19]

2017 (47th edition)Edit

The event was cancelled due to the 20 September Hurricane Maria.[15][16] The event was scheduled for 10 December 2017.[30]

2018 (48th edition)Edit

The event took place on Sunday 9 December.[11]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Luis J. Rivera Aibonito 2:38:34 [31]
2 Josué Javier Ortiz Utuado 2:42:20 [32]
3 Rafael Hernández Vega Baja 2:46:35 [32]
4 Javier Torres Aibonito 2:51:17 [32]
5 Juan Pérez Morovis 2:56:16 [32]
6 Somelins Delgado Trujillo Alto 2:57:04 [32]
Women's Division 1 Karla M. Sanyet Ponce 3:25:34[b] [31][32]
2 Karla Espada Utuado 3:30:30 [32]
3 Blanca N. Ocasio Ponce 3:57:35 [32]
4 Moraima Cancel San Sebastián 4:06:26 [32]
5 Damaris Mendoza Caguas 4:31:49 [32]
6 Ilka Calvo San Juan 4:42:55 [32]

5K Run

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 José M. González Jayuya 16.15 [32]
2 Juan Villafaña Ponce 17:25 [32]
3 Damián Guadalupe Sabana Grande 17:43 [32]
Women's Division 1 Mariedalys Ortiz Aibonito 19:29 [32]
2 Karla Espada Villalba 19:39 [32]
3 Blanca N. Ocasio Peñuelas 20:37 [32]

2019 (49th edition)Edit

The event took place on Sunday 15 December.[33]

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 Ramón Alicea Ponce 2:32:57 [34]
2 Josué Ortiz Utuado 2:40:00 [34]
3 Nelson Rodríguez Utuado 2:42:00 [34]
Women's Division 1 Yadira Rosario Cidra 3:18:37 [34]

5K RunEdit

Category Position Winner Origin Timing Ref
Men's Division 1 José González Jayuya 15:42 [34]
2 Ángel Cruz Aibonito 16:25 [34]
3 Erwin Rey Vega Baja 17:54 [34]
Women's Division 1 Alexandra Rodríguez Santa Isabel 20:16 [34]
2 Crystal Correo -Unk- 20:47 [34]
3 Manedalis Ortiz -Unk- 21:04 [34]

External readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Todo listo para La Guadalupe: Se correrá el domingo 11 desde las 5am en Ponce. El Nuevo Dia. 2 December 2011. Archived 8 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ a b c Favoritos del Maratón La Guadalupe. Junior Lugo Marrero. La Perla del Sur. Ponce, Puerto Rico. Year 29. Issue. 7 December 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2014. Weblink updated 14 January 2020.
  3. ^ a b c Miles le cantan las Mañanitas a la Virgen de Guadalupe en Ponce. Primera Hora. 12 December 2010. Retrieved 3 April 2014. Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ a b Se corre la edición trigésima novena del Maratón La Guadalupe en Ponce como clasificatorio a los Centroamericanos. El Sur a la Vista. 9 December 2009. Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Baja el Telón an el Maratón La Guadalupe 2011. 10 December 2011. Retrieved 2 April 2014. Archived 8 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ Eliezer Robles y Yolanda Mercado ganadores en Ponce del maratón la Guadalupe. El Sur a la Vista. 11 December 2011. Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ a b Galardonado el Maratón La Guadalupe de Ponce. El Sur a la Vista. Ponce, Puerto Rico. 5 May 2010. Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ a b c d Culmina la 43ra Edición del Maratón La Guadalupe 2013. Karla Figueroa. Metro Sport. 9 December 2013.
  9. ^ Miguel Solivan se impuso en Ponce. Primera Hora. 9 December 2013. Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  10. ^ Todo listo para La Guadalupe: Se correrá el domingo 11 desde las 5 a.m. en Ponce. Servicios Combinados. El Nuevo Dia. 2 December 2011. Accessed 30 January 2020.
  11. ^ a b c Listo Ponce para el Maratón La Guadalupe. Voces del Sur. 6 December 2018. Accessed 23 January 2019.
  12. ^ Exitosa 48va Edición del Maratón La Guadalupe. . Periodico El Sol de Puerto Rico.Accessed 20 January 2020.
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  14. ^ a b c d e "Resultados P.R." guatibiridelotoao.tripod.com. Archived from the original on 7 April 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
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  20. ^ a b Mercado encabeza maratón La Guadalupe El evento deportivo se celebrará el domingo, desde las 5:00 am. WAPA-TV. Accessed 27 January 2020.
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  23. ^ a b Exitoso Regreso del Maraton La Guadalupe al Centro de Ponce. Noticias Sur P.R.9 December 2009. Accessed 20 January 2020.
  24. ^ Miguel Solivan se impuso en Ponce. Primerahora.com 9 December 2013. Accessed 14 January 2020.Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  25. ^ a b c d e f g Virgen De La Guadalupe Ponce 2010, Un Exito!! La Nueva Era. Foros Univision. 12 December 2010. Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  26. ^ a b c d e f g Revalida Yolanda Mercado en el Maratón La Guadalupe de Ponce, Puerto Rico. Atletismo en Mexico. 13 December 2011. Archived 7 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  27. ^ a b c d e f g Eliezer Robles y Yolanda Mercado se alzan con el triunfo en la 41era edición. Noticias Sur P.R. Archived 8 April 2014 at the Wayback Machine
  28. ^ Éxitoso El Maratón La Guadalupe 2012 En Ponce. 9 December 2012.
  29. ^ a b ÉXITOSO EL MARATÓN LA GUADALUPE 2012 EN PONCE. 9 December 2012.
  30. ^ 42k Maratón La Guadalupe. 17 September 2017. Accessed 27 January 2020.
  31. ^ a b Exitosa 48ava Edición del Maratón La Guadalupe: Los atletas Luis J. Rivera y Karla M. Sanyet Conquistan la tradicional Carrera Ponceña a 42 Km. Lourdes N. Martinez Velez. Periódico El Señorial. Government of the Municipality of Ponce. Ponce, Puerto Rico. December 2018. Page 5. Accessed 23 January 2019.
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  33. ^ Se corre el domingo la 49ena. Edición del Maratón La Guadalupe en Ponce. Periódico El Sol de Puerto Rico. 9 December 2019. Accessed 14 January 2020.
  34. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Exitosa edición del Maratón de La Guadalupe en Ponce: El ponceño Ramón Alicea y la cidreña Yadira Rosario se impusieron en la exigente carrera disputada el domingo. El Vocero. 15 December 2019. Accessed 14 January 2020.

FootnotesEdit

  1. ^ Resultados P.R. reports this time as 2:54:47
  2. ^ El Sol de Puerto Rico reports this time as 3:25:08

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Some historians, such as Carmelo Rosario Natal, state that official records mention this marathon at least as early as 1965. See Carmelo Rosario Natal, Ponce En Su Historia Moderna: 1945–2002, Published by Secretaría de Cultura y Turismo of the Government of the Autonomous Municipality of Ponce. (Ponce, Puerto Rico) 2003. p. 89.

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