After four years of success, the Colonos Association of Puerto Aventuras announces its fifth annual 1 - 5 & 10 km. race taking place December 2 starting at the post office kiosk. As usual, all runners are invited to compete for a total purse of 50,000 pesos to be shared by winners. Last year's race set a record at 500+ runners.


Starting time for categories: 10 km. 7:00 a.m.; 5 km. at 7:15 a.m. 1 km. at 9 a.m. Categories are: 1 km for coed kids (9 to 14) 500 meters for kids 8 and under; 5 km. for junior men and woman (15 to 18); OPEN: men and woman (19 to 39); MASTERS: men or woman (40 and up); 10 KM.- OPEN: men or woman (19 to 39);MASTERS: men or woman (40 to 49);VETERANS: men or woman (50 and up).

COST AND REGISTRATION:$100.00 pesos per person until Saturday December 1 at 16:00 p.m.; register 1) By e-mail to: ; 2) Asociación de Colonos de Puerto Aventuras. Tel 984 873 51-16 y 17. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday.

PACKAGES AND NUMBERS will be distributed at the Colonos office Friday, Nov. 30 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Registration on Sunday will cost $250.00 pesos and only in the categories still available under the 500 person limit for runners. You will receive your number but no gift package.

PRICES AND AWARDS - There will be $50,000.00pesos in total purse for the first, second and third place of each category and special prices from sponsors. There will be gifts for the first resident of P.A. to arrive. For the safety of runners, the race duration will be 1 hr. and 59 minutes and the route will be free of automobile traffic.