Race for Earth Day Completed in Havana
Havana, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) In order to create healthy habits in people, to encourage the practice of exercises, commitment and action from sports to environmental problems, hundreds of people completed the marathon for Earth Day Wednesday,
According to the coordinator of the event, Yolanda Zulueta, the meeting is committed to an inclusive, multi-generational approach so that foreign and locals of all ages participated, regardless of race, sex, creed or political affiliation.
"The main interest of this race is make our planet a healthier, sustainable and safe for present and future generations place, "said Zulueta in the call, and specified that the" fee "to compete was to deliver a disused plastic bottle for recycling.
The competition started started at 9 AM from the Student House Pedagogical University Enrique José Varona (UCPEJV), which included four categories according to age groups: 8-12 years; 13 to 16; 21 and 60; and from that age onwards.
Different groups had to complete a distance between kilometer and four miles.
Once the race finished, the organizing committee announced a massive reforestation action in areas of the City Freedom School, where the UCPEJV, among other media schools in the primary, secondary and.
Similarly, the award of "Protect the caves" competition, organized by the Student Scientific Society was held Cavern, belonging to the house of higher learning.