15k Formentera Night Run

Launch of the 15K Formentera Night Run at the ITB in Berlin

The ITB fair in Berlin hosted the presentation of the first edition of the 15K Formentera Night Run, the first night race to be held on the island of Formentera on 5 October, organised by Talentum Group and the Consell Insular de Formentera.

According to Francisco Larrey, managing partner of Talemtum Group, this is “the most beautiful race in the world” and an experience “that goes beyond the sporting aspects and takes runners to see some of the most emblematic places on the island”.

“It’s a global experience, run and feel, as in addition to the race there will be concerts, gastronomic activities and lots of running, to make the 15K Formentera Night Run an unmissable event on Formentera’s sporting and leisure calendar,” Larrey explained.

It’s a concept that eschews the traditional daytime race format and combines a perfect location, distance and time to design an event that promises to be unforgettable.

Formentera is the best place to enjoy sport in a natural paradise, the 15 kilometres are an ideal distance to make it accessible to a wide range of athletes of different profiles and levels, and the fact that it is nocturnal makes it special because it allows you to start at sunset and run under the moon until you cross the finish line.

The aim of this race is also to promote the deseasonalisation of tourism by extending the season during the month of October through a sporty, quality and sustainability-conscious tourist.

The island’s tourism councillor, Artal Mayans, stressed that this is one of the activities that “we think can help us to deseasonalise tourism by taking promotional activities out of the months of July and August” in line with the actions being carried out by the Balearic government.

The 15K Formentera Night Run will consist of two races, one of them 15 kilometres long and another less demanding 5 kilometres.

With limited places available, the registration period will open next week until all available places are taken.

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