Press Release: October 31, 2020
Oax Sport Management is confirmed with Oaxacan trail runners for the 2021 Ultra Trail Oso Negro® that will take place in Santiago, Nuevo León, on January 16th, 2021. The race offers five different distances ranging from 21k to 100k. All of them are part of the International Trail Running Association (ITRA®) classification. The routes leave the Pueblo Mágico of Santiago and go through the mountains of Nuevo Leon and go back to the town center of Santiago.
Many experts have classified the race as one of the best trail events in Mexico and Latin America. Ultra-Trail Oso Negro® 2021 is the only race in Mexico that qualifies for the Western States 100 Miles in California.
“We are excited to begin the 2021 season with a big event such as Ultra Trail Oso Negro®. Our athletes have been preparing well during the quarantine while staying safe and isolated. We are running at different distances to ensure that every runner goes for the race that is suitable based on their readiness.”
Eddi Perez Silva, Athletic Director of Oax Sport Management.
Athletes of Oax Sport who are participating in this competition are:
Fausto Gallardo Cruz of San Agustin Etla, in the 100 km
Juan Carlos Castañeda of Oaxaca de Juárez, in the 70 km
Rosalino Meneses Lopez of La Raya Zimatlán, in the 21 km
“My training has been low this year due to the quarantine restrictions, but I have maintained active while respecting the isolation regulation. We are less than three months away, and I am aiming to run the 100k in a qualifying time and go to the Western States 100 Miles in 2022.”
Fausto Gallardo Cruz, Oax Sport Athlete.
Oax Sport Management is proudly sponsoring the athletes by offering race registration, accommodation, flights, and transportation. Along with event support and management. The athletes were chosen for this event to qualify and prepare them for the Leadville 100 Mile in Colorado and the Western States 100 Mile in California.
The Athletic Director and two staff members will accompany the athletes to support the team during the travel and the event. The team leaves for Monterrey on January 14th.
Oax Sport Management is a sports agency based in Oaxaca, Mexico. It comprises professionals from different backgrounds who came together to provide quality services to local athletes and teams. They help athletes shape their careers by providing coaching, mentoring, training, business consultation, and comprehensive management services.