Posted 14 May, 2014 by-Ministry of Culture and Sports in News

Order of the Quetzal for Coban Half Marathon

ORDEL DEL QUETZAL MEDIA MARATON_0116Coban Half Marathon this year above its 40 edition, received the 13 May the Order of the Quetzal, in the degree of Grand Knight, for his life, contributions and be awarded as one of the most important festivals in our country sports and Central.

The Order of the Quetzal gave Carlos Batzin, Minister of Culture, representatives of the race-Member Board- representing Otto Perez Molina, President of the Republic of Guatemala, conferred this recognition to individuals and institutions that contribute to the country.

The race through the main streets of Coban and San Pedro Carchá, Alta Verapaz. This year will be held next 25 May and expects the participation of 8 thousand, between national and international runners.

The Ministry of Culture and Sports congratulates the organizers of the Coban Half Marathon for his 40 anniversary and invites Guatemalans to participate in this race and others in the country are done to promote health, recreation and conviviality.

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-Ministry of Culture and Sports