‘Golden Boy 2024’ race takes place this Sunday in Itatiaia

‘Golden Boy 2024’ race takes place this Sunday in Itatiaia
‘Golden Boy 2024’ race takes place this Sunday in Itatiaia
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ITATIAIA

The “Golden Boy” 2024 Race takes place this Sunday, the 4th, in the municipality. The start will be at 8:30 am, at the Antônio Corrêa Municipal Stadium, in the city center. According to the Department of Sports and Leisure, the event is non-profit and will collect two kilos of non-perishable food to be donated to charitable organizations. The race will be contested with routes: one of 5 km and the other of 10 km. To participate in the race, athletes must be at the starting point half an hour in advance, properly equipped.

According to the Secretary of Sports and Leisure, Sônia Barbosa, the race is named “Golden Boy” in honor of Wesley de Assis Guimarães, a young man from Itatiaia who died prematurely at the age of 15, victim of an aneurysm. “Instituted by Municipal law, the event pays homage to the boy Wesley, who dedicated his life to sport, especially racing”, explains Sônia.

The organization will distribute hydration at two points during the 10 km route and one point during the 5 km route. The events, for men and women, will have categories from 18 to 29 years old, 30 to 39 years old, 40 to 49 years old, 50 to 59 years old, 60 years old and onwards.

The article is in Portuguese

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