Almerimar

The article here on the town hall website has details of the second edition of the El Ejido challenge competition. It will take place on Saturday 13 April 2019.

It has taught me that a wod is a workout of the day.

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54 teams and 216 athletes participate in the second edition of 'El Ejido challenge' which includes new tests
 
The event, which will take place on April 13, is jointly organized by 'Lobero Gym' and 'The Box of Carlos' in collaboration with the Municipal Sports Institute

The mayor of Sports has explained that "in this second occasion, changes will be introduced with new elements that will be very attractive for participants and spectators"

All the tests will be developed in the Municipal Park of El Ejido, from 3.30 pm to 8.30 pm, where the natural resources that are already in the park itself will be used, plus other artificial elements that will be included in the extreme wods
 
 
After the success of the first edition, everything is ready for the celebration of the 'II El Ejido Challenge', which will take place next Saturday, April 13, in the Municipal Park, with the participation of 216 athletes and 54 teams, almost the double that last year. This is an event organized jointly by 'Lobero Gym' and 'The Box of Carlos' in collaboration with the Municipal Sports Institute where, together with the competition, the coexistence between participating athletes and spectators will be promoted, promoting the values ​​of sport .

The Councilor for Sports, María José Martín, has made known all the details of this day with the organizers of the activity, José Martín and Carlos Rodríguez. In this regard, he announced that "on this second occasion, changes will be introduced with new tests and new elements that will be very attractive for athletes and spectators". At the same time he stressed that "once again it will serve so that the participants can measure their level of real fitness in a comparable and recordable way in a Test where the most complete athletes will be known".

It should be remembered that the competition system will maintain the same format, since the teams will be formed by four athletes and at least one must be of the opposite sex. Also, during the course of the test will be an obstacle course and wod with all kinds of movements and exercises with different weights, intensities and difficulty, movements of skill, balance and cardiovascular and pulmonary resistance such as, for example, "squats, strides, throws, skipping, jumping and push-ups ", as explained by Carlos Rodríguez, who also pointed out that" there will be referees following the routines to score and penalize ".

In this line, the first phase will have two tests, qualifying for the final six best teams and "substantial changes will be introduced that will bring more entertainment and excitement to the competition", pointed Jose Martin.

The event will be held in full in the Municipal Park of El Ejido, from 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., where the natural elements that are already in the park will be used, plus other artificial elements that will be included in the extreme wods. The El Ejido Municipal Pavilion will be the official costumes of the event.

In addition, as a novelty, a stand, a stage and a bar will be installed in the Park so that the public can follow the competition in a more entertaining and relaxed manner in order to turn this activity into a day of fun. that will be enlivened by the music of a dj. Similarly, for the first time, the event will have the collaboration of the organizers of the Plastic Festival who will be responsible for the animation throughout the day and raffle tickets for the Festival among all participants.

It should be noted that, in just a few days, all the places have been covered, being a successful participation that will have athletes from different municipalities of Almeria and neighboring provinces. Finally, María José Martín explained that "from the IMD we support any sporting event and adapt to the latest trends that require new modalities and competitions according to them."