On 28th December, the streets of the city of Funchal will be transformed into a real athletics track, under the slogan “Against domestic violence, don’t stop!”.
This is the 64th edition of the Volta à Cidade do Funchal (Funchal city Race), commonly known as the Corrida de S. Silvestre (St. Sylvester’s Race). Except for 2021, this event has always had a large number of athletes, professionals and amateurs, children and adults, men and women. This edition already has more than 3,200 applications.
There are 7 different races, all starting at Avenida Sá Carneiro, in front of the Vespas Nightclub, destined for the various classes and types of athlete:
– athletes in wheelchairs, with an approximate length of 500 meters;
– athletes from 5 to 9 years old, with an approximate length of 500 meters;
– athletes from 10 and 11 years of age, with an approximate length of 800 meters;
– athletes aged 12 and 13 (Infantile), with an approximate length of 1,450 meters;
– 14 and 15-year-old athletes, with an approximate length of 2,350 meters;
– Health Walk, without competitive nature, open to the participation of the general population, with an approximate extension of 2,350 meters;
– Funchal city Race, an inclusive race open to athletes of both genders and of different age groups, with an exact length of 5,850 metres.
If you are always looking for a reason to exercise, join the Athletics Association of Madeira in this race against domestic violence.