More than 100 cyclists from all over Nicaragua participated in the El Tigre Challenge, on a 12-kilometer circuit with different difficulties, in which 4 categories participated, at the Las Uvas farm in the municipality of El Crucero.
This competition took place on a mountainous route between the municipalities of Villa El Carmen, El Crucero and Managua, where prizes were awarded to the first 3 places in the categories of beginner, free female and unified, with 5 thousand córdobas for first place, 2 thousand cordobas for the second place and thousand cordobas for the third place; likewise, technological kits were delivered in the children's category.
The sports activity was organized and supported by the Alexis Argüello Sports Movement, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources, the Guardabarranco Environmental Movement and the Managua Mayor's Office.
Daniel Sequeira, Coordinator of the Alexis Argüello Sports Movement, reported that this competition had participants from Rivas, León, Carazo and Managua, "with more than 20 registered clubs, there was also the presence of the Cycling Academy of the Managua Mayor's Office, with more than 30 children in the infant category.”
Likewise, he pointed out that the 12-kilometer journey varied in distance depending on the category, "some do 3 laps of 12 kilometers, around 36 kilometers, others do 24 kilometers and the children do a smaller circuit and according to the category it is the level of difficulty, which includes rivers, slopes, rock crossing and a hiking part.”
Also, the environmental campaign “Verde que te quiero verde” was added to this day, in which plants were delivered to the participants of this competition, promoting the planting of trees, to maintain the color, greenness and vigor of Mother Nature.