Everything ready for the Camino de la Asunción
Published by Leonardo Aguilar Solís on July 29, 2023
Aguascalientes, a state known for its warm-hearted people, is gearing up to host the Camino de la Asunción, a thrilling three-day hike covering 93 kilometers through various towns. The event aims to boost sports and tourism in the region, drawing inspiration from similar walks in other countries and Mexican states, promising an unforgettable experience for nature enthusiasts and athletes alike.
Yesterday, a press conference held in the capital city was the stage for unveiling more details about this grand event. Gloria Romo Cuesta, the Secretary of State Tourism, took the lead in presenting the plan, while representatives from participating municipalities, including Luis Manuel Reyes of San José de Gracia, Humberto Ambriz from Pabellón de Arteaga, and Leticia Olivares from Tepezalá, attended the event, along with a representative from the municipal president of Aguascalientes, Leonardo Montañez.
The journey will commence on Friday, August 11, at 6:00 am from the beautiful Alameda Park in San José de Gracia. Participants will embark on an exciting route that will take them through the picturesque towns of Pabellón de Hidalgo, Rincón de Romos, and Tepezala before setting up camp in Tepezalá.
Day two, Saturday, August 12, will witness the adventurers continuing their trek towards Rancho Ubunto in Pabellón de Arteaga. Here, a special gathering will await the hiking enthusiasts, providing an opportunity for coexistence and camaraderie among the participants who have embraced this extraordinary challenge.
The grand finale of the Camino de la Asunción is scheduled for Sunday, August 13, as the spirited hikers culminate their 93-kilometer journey at the Plaza de Armas in the capital of Aguascalientes. A triumphant end to an arduous and gratifying experience, celebrating both their personal achievements and the shared spirit of adventure.
The organizing committee of Camino de la Asunción is excitedly extending an invitation to more participants to join in this inaugural edition. With only 200 spots available, aspiring hikers are encouraged to secure their places early. An exciting aspect is that there will be no registration fee, making it an open and inclusive event for all who wish to test their limits and explore the breathtaking landscapes of Aguascalientes.
The Camino de la Asunción promises to be an unforgettable journey, attracting adventure enthusiasts, nature lovers, and sports aficionados from all corners. As the event draws near, excitement and anticipation build, and organizers are optimistic that this event will become a cherished tradition, fostering both athletic pursuits and the appreciation of the region’s natural beauty. So gear up and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime as the Camino de la Asunción awaits your footsteps on August 11-13!
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