6th International Marathon of Punta del Este
Next May 3 will take place 6th. Edition of the International Half Marathon Punta del Este with support from the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, the Municipality of Maldonado, the Uruguayan Olympic Committee, the Departmental Board and the Chief of Police Maldonado.
A sporting level, this event is the first time the National Championship Half Marathon for Athletic Confederation of Uruguay and second day of Departmental Tour Championship organized by the Sports of the Municipality of Maldonado.
Half Marathon Punta del Este began in 2004 with the aim of generating international sporting event such as major countries of the world level.
Events with more than thirty editions are recognized worldwide, such as the New York Marathon brings together more than 35,000 runners, also Boston, Paris, Berlin, Buenos Aires and Rio de Janeiro, among others.
Punta del Este has all the features to achieve the same prestige and thus attract top riders in the world, generating an event that also stimulate tourism beyond the summer season.