The Chimborazo Prefecture inaugurated the New North Access Road for athletes, “La República” road, with the aim of encouraging children, youth and adults to engage in physical activity in the areas of cycling, walking and athletics.
Juan Pablo Cruz, prefect of the province, pointed out that this route will serve to create spaces for fellowship and family unity. “We give this road to Chimboracenses athletes and citizens, signposted and illuminated with the latest generation technology (…), it has taken us nine months to build, a fairly short time for this long-standing work, this type of management generates development in the province and today they are already building business ventures, ”he said.
The new route for athletes will be closed once a month according to the requirements of the population, so that it can be used in sports and family activities, for the health and life of citizens. “They are roads that help us to develop the population and the cantons of the entire province, we will close both the North and South Access so that Chimboracenses families can go for a walk and enjoy the clean air,” said the first authority.
Vinicio Chávez, President of the Chimborazo Sports Federation, highlighted the work carried out by the Chimborazo authorities to carry out works that benefit its development. “The authorities of this province have put the name of Chimborazo in the depths of their hearts, thank you Mr. Prefect for this way that helps in physical, sports and productive activity that will improve and recover that pride of being a Chimboracense”, he said.
The provincial institution recognized outstanding athletes from the province of Chimborazo, including: José Carlos Moreno and Marcelo Olivo for their outstanding participation and sports career on behalf of the province.