Friday, November 11, 2016

#Running 59th #GPNatal taken place in #Lisbon #ChristmasRace taken place Dec 11, over 7,500 participants #10km

Jéssica Augusto, Sara Moreira e Dulce Félix

Tradition of having a fight «between Benfica and Sporting in the Christmas GP» is repeated on December 11, in the 59th edition of the 10km race organized by the Marathon and Lisbon Athletics Association, between Benfica and the Restauradores.

The lioness Sara Moreira, 1st in 2015, returns after the Rio Games, competing with the benfiquista Dulce Félix, 16th in the Olympic marathon. Vanessa Fernandes (Benfica), Catarina Ribeiro (Individual) and Filomena Costa (Jardim da Serra) are others present.

In men there will also be lions and eagles: Hélio Gomes, 1st in 2015, and Rui Pedro Silva (Sporting), Ricardo Ribas, Hermano Ferreira, João Pereira or João Silva (Benfica). The goal is to reach the 7500 participants and 1 euro each enrollment reverts to Acreditar, which supports children with cancer.