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Mallorcan José Luís García Pujadas wins the 10 miles with a record time

The ninth edition of the 10/5 Milles Ciutat de Maó has once again conquered the hearts of its 250 participants this afternoon after leaving a day to frame At a competitive level, the test has had a surprise in the 10 miles with the absolute victory of the Mallorcan José Luís García Pujadaswhich has established a time record with respect to all previous editions and the expected victory of the ferrierenca Maria Pallicerwho has achieved his eighth consecutive podium.

In the men’s category, the victory in the 10 Miles went to the Mallorcan, José Luís Garcia Pujadasa long-distance specialist and regular in the competition at the Balearic level, who has reached the finish line in just 51 minutes from La Mola, setting a time record for the event. Second place went to the Minorcan, Xavi Villalonga, three minutes behind Garcia with a time of 54 minutes and 37 seconds. Third place went to the Moroccan living in Menorca Kamal El Hihioui Ahmed, with 55 minutes.

For the women’s podium, the 10-mile race has crowned the runner from Ferreries as the unbeatable queen of this test in a time of 1:03:47 minutes. A Maria Pallicer who dominates the track like no one else and who has encountered no opposition on her way to victory, riding alone to victory. Eight minutes later, the second classified arrived, Lena Moll with a time of 1:11:42 seconds and Bea Pons with a time of 1:14:08 seconds took third place.

The 5 Mile podium in the women’s category has gone to the Colombian based in Alaior, Kathy Holguin, who already achieved it in 2023, with a time of 33:33 minutes. Five minutes later Xènia Casayas entered with 38:51 and finally Fiona Yancek with 39:27 In men, the absolute winner was another regular in the event, the ciutadellenc Juan Moreno, who won first place in 28:47 minutes, followed less than a minute by Antonio Saavedra in 29:05 minutes. Third place went to Juan Díaz who arrived in 29:48 minutes.

Way of the tenth

The ninth edition of the 10/5 Miles Ciutat de Maó has once again left a good taste in the mouths of the participants, who demonstrate interest not only in the test but above all its beauty throughout the route, making it without a doubt a unique and singular race of all those that make up the sports calendar of the Island.

An edition that, despite its spectacular nature, offers a demanding route that, on this occasion, has had greater participation in its long 10-mile section. From Unisport Consulting, Manuel Hernández highlighted the nine previous editions and the media interest that 10/5 Millas maintains by being present subsequently on television channels that are interested in echoing it. “The race is of great beauty and at the media level it has a tremendous echo on television,” he stated. Next year, for the tenth.

The classifications for all categories can be consulted on the Elitechip website and on the official website of the test: www.carreramao.com.