Mexico, Oct. 3 (Notimex).- Sports events are a great opportunity to promote a tourist destination, which become much more competitive by diversifying their offer, as well as attracting new and different types of tourists.
According to the Ministry of Tourism of Guanajuato, the state received during 2016 1.5 million visitors motivated by the sport, who left an economic spill of four million pesos.
For this reason, they will hold the third edition of Cross Country Mexico, on October 15, where the participants will run in the middle of nature, dirt roads, fields and fresh air, on routes of 5.5 km, 10 km and 16 km.
In a statement, the state agency mentioned that this event seeks to create a space for healthy coexistence and family entertainment, where participants will find obstacles and surprises during the tour.
This year, 700 national riders from Irapuato, León, San Miguel de Allende, Celaya, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí and Mexico City are expected to participate, as well as international visitors from the United States, Costa Rica, Germany, France and Argentina, among others.
The top three places in each category will be awarded a trophy, as well as an economic incentive.
NTX/MPR/JKM/TURISMO15/JCG Publicado el martes 3 de octubre, 2017 a las 15:04