Good turnout for annual beach race

Almost 300 people completed the annual Half League race on Burriana beach at the weekend. One league equals 5.556 kilometres.

The race is in honour of Ayo – Francisco Ortega Olalla – one of the pioneers of athletics in Nerja as well as renowned paella maker. The overall winners were Esther Hidalgo of the Cueva de Nerja-Uma in the female category and the Swiss athlete El Abed Driss in the male category.

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