Wednesday, 24 April 2013


This  Saturday April 27th marks the twenty-fourth edition of the National Triathlon "Villa de Fuente Alamo" starting as usual at 5pm from Rihuete beach in Puerto de Mazarrón. The test was presented this morning by the Mayor of Fuente Álamo, María Antonia Conesa, the Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, Councillor for Sports  of Fuente Álamo, Juan Fulgencio Lopez and the General Coordinator of the sporting event, Ginés Bermudez .

750 athletes will gather to compete another year in this test "bringing together the best athletes in this area of our country," stated Maria Antonia Conesa, including Marina Damlaincourt, ranked 24th in the 2012 Olympic Games and international triathlete  Jesus Gomar, who was 13th in Triathlon World Cup - Banyoles and winner of the event in Fuente Alamo last year.

The Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, stressed that "it is an honour to be participants in this test, it is gratifying for us to promote a sport that pushes the boundaries of our municipality and overall ties with our neighbours of Fuente Alamo ". In this sense, the Mayor thanked the consistory and Department of Sports for the "technical and logistical support you have given us for the celebration of the Autonomous Communities Triathlon last September and other sporting events."

For the smooth conduct of the test there are 200 volunteers and for the first time in the history of Triathlon, Paralympic athletes will compete in May. The test, controlled by Triathlon Judges Committee of the Region of Murcia, has a distance of 750 metres swimming off Rihuete beach, 20 kilometres of cycling  between the two municipalities and 5 miles of running in Fuente Alamo. The awards will be presented from 11pm in the Paseo de Ronda de Poniente in Fuente Álamo and Andres Valera, the Mayor Sports will be in attendance, , representing Mazarrón.

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

Trip from Mazarrón to the town of Tabernas (Almería)

The Department of Environment, in collaboration with the environmental association "Alcedo", has organized a trip to the town of Tabernas (Almería) to visit the facilities of its Centra Solar, the largest centre of research and testing in Europe dedicated to the technologies solar concentration. The trip is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 and its price is 10 euros per person. Bus departure is scheduled for 8.00am from Puerto de Mazarrón, but a quarter of an hour later the bus will pass Mazarron and Camposol at 8.30am.

In addition to bus transportation and a visit to the Centra Solar, the trip includes visits to other interesting places, some of them related to the environment. Thus, participants are expected to visit the town of Sorbas, famous for its pottery and its houses hanging over the ravine of Alfa reminiscent of hanging houses of Cuenca. Another scheduled visit is to the Wool Museum, where ethnographic and ethnological aspects come together with the so-called industrial archeology.

It will also be of great interest to visit the eco-village of Molinos del Rio Aguas within the natural setting of  Karst in Yesos de Sorbas. This is an example of diversity both in the people living there and in the nature.The people live without mains electricity or water – their water comes from the river, the land gives food and energy is provided by the sun. A walk along the headwaters of the Rio Aguas, to enjoy crystal clear waters and mysterious caves, will put an end to the visit to the town of Almeria, heading back to Mazarrón at 7pm. Participants can bring their own food, or eat a men at a restaurant in the area for 10 euros. In addition, you should bring water, sunscreen and appropriate footwear.

The Councillor for the Environment, David Fernandez, explained that "this is an activity in which we have combined entertainment with an interest in the environment travelling to a very beautiful but unknown area to many people, and is therefore a good opportunity to enjoy a different day." The Mayor thanked the collaboration of Alcedo whose President, Consuelo Murcia, indicated that "for more information you can send an email to or call 656 443 465", encouraging participation "to foreign residents, as a guide will be there translating into English what we see on the visits."


HELP Murcia Mar Menor
is holding a
Mayday Carnival
LA ZONA BAR, Calle Penelope,
On Wednesday 1st May
from 5 p.m. till late

Many games for the children
The Spangles chorus
Gold Medal winners of the 2013
Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers
will be appearing

Join in the fun and win a prize on all the ‘fun at the fair’ stalls


On 27 and 28 April the waters of the Bay of Mazarrón welcome the presence of more than 40 large sailing boats from Murcia, Andalusia and Valencia who will participate in the Third Race "Bahia de Mazarrón" organized by the municipality of Mazarrón and Mazarrón Race Club. The presentation of the test was performed by the Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, the president of that club, José Hernández, and Competition Director of the Games, Pedro J. Perez Castejón.

The event will involve the presence in the municipality of world champions as well as in Europe and Spain, of this sport. Participants "will take their first outing on Saturday April 27 at 12 noon, covering much of the bay from La Azohia to Cueva de Lobos" said Perez-Castejon, adding that "in total we will travel 15 miles nautical , while the duration of the test will depend on the wind ". The sailors take to the sea again the next day around 11 am and the awards ceremony is scheduled that day at 15:30.

One of the best times to see the competition is at the exit of Club de Regatas when boats, with a crew of between 2 and 10 sailors each, depart to sea on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28. Jose Hernandez has encouraged everyone  "to go and see this spectacular race to all those who want to witness it. All for free plus enjoy a BBQ on the Saturday night and a giant paella Sunday after the awards. "

The Mayor of Mazarrón, Ginés Campillo, said that "we have decided to enter this competition firmly and decisively from the City because it is an excellent opportunity to promote the name of Mazarrón".

The Mayor and the President of Club de Regatas Mazarrón agreed that "this collaboration aims to turn this event into a symbolic test within the world of sailing in our country." Ginés Campillo said that "the test, in addition to supporting the promotion of sport should become an example of the open and participatory nature of Mazarron which is full of goodness, which will convey to more than 200 sailors who come to participate in the test ".

Wednesday, 10 April 2013


This Friday, April 12 will be played in the neighbouring municipality of Totana the inter semifinals in Group I and Alevín Benjamin categories within the Regional School Sport programme. They will face teams from various schools in the municipality of Mazarrón, fighting to reach the finals in this group and whose winners will get a place in the quarter-final clashes at the Region of Murcia.

From 16:30 pm in juvenile handball the CEIP "Infanta Leonor" of Mazarrón will face school "Santa Eulalia". At the same time sees the volleyball competition between CEIP "Manuela Romero" in Puerto de Mazarrón and "La Milagrosa". Meanwhile in multi-sports category for the youngsters, "La Cañadica" will have to deal also with the school "Santa Eulalia". An hour later (17:30 h), the C.E.I.P. "Ginés García" will face "Santa Eulalia" in juvenile football and, at the same time, the "Manuela Romero" will be in competition with "La Milagrosa" 3X3 basketball.

Within this programme that promotes sport among students, we must add that the female cadets from "Siglo XXI" finally got rid of the "San Juan Bosco" of Lorca by 5 goals to 4, taking them to the quarter finals.

Likewise, also ranked in the quarter finals and with games scheduled in Murcia this Saturday, April 13, are the IES "Antonio Hellin" in female youth football, the IES "Philip II" in the  female cadet and female youth, and, as noted, the "Siglo XXI" female cadet football. All these girls intend to leave Mazarrón on a high, so the City Council of Mazarrón send good luck to all of them.

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Exhibition “Precíon” by Veronica Lopez-Briones

Until May 4 you can enjoy the exhibition “Precíon” by the young artist Veronica Lopez-Briones in the Town Hall of Mazarrón.
Visiting hours are Monday to Saturday from 10am – 2pm and Thursday and Friday evenings from 5pm -8pm, staying closed on Saturday 27 April.


The Department of Sports City of Mazarrón and hiking club  “Amigos de la Naturaleza” have organized a new walking route for the month of April, this time also welcoming participants from the neighbouring town of Alhama de Murcia, where we will visit one of the most beautiful spots in the region: the Barranco de Gebas. The route also has the collaboration of the Department of Environment of the City of Alhama.

The event is scheduled for Sunday, April 28. The departure, which will start in our own cars will be from the sports hall "La Aceña" and is scheduled for 8 am. The route has a medium difficulty and consists of 12 kilometers. However,  if it rains or has rained recently, the route will be suspended due to the inability to walk this soil type.

Participants who are not federated must provide 3 euros for insurance, and all walkers should bring their own lunch and water. For more information or registration you can go to "La Aceña" and ask for Rafael Peral. You can also formalize registration via phone 958 59 18 52 or 680 53 15 29.

The Barranco de Gebas is a protected landscape of the Region of Murcia. It is a desert-like space, like a lunar landscape formed by gullies, canyons and ravines, which provides a spectacular image. With 2271 hectares, is divided between the municipalities of Alhama de Murcia and Librilla.