Casa de Campo Corre por Hogar del Niño 2016

 Casa de Campo Corre por Hogar del Niño 2016 ‘The event will take place on Sunday November 27th starting at 6 AM in Casa de Campo. CDC Corre por Hogar del Niño is held yearly with the purpose of maintaining innovation in sports, health and wellbeing activities’. Casa de Campo, La Romana.-­‐ Casa de Campo Resort & Villas announces the third edition of the Casa de Campo Corre por Hogar del Niño Marathon, an event which apart from holding the 42K route, also includes a half marathon (21K) and races with distances of 10K and 5K, all certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS). The event, which will take place on Sunday November 27th, starting at 6 AM, is another example of Casa de Campo’s versatile range of activities aimed at the enjoyment of the entire community, as well as part of its new entertainment, health and sports project. The details of this exciting event were revealed by Rafael Torres, President of Casa de Campo Resort, and Xiomara Menéndez Dajer, President of Patronato Benéfico Oriental, the not-­‐for-­‐profit organisation hosting the event as a fundraiser for its diverse projects in the area of education, health and nourishment of thousands of children from local vulnerable communities. This event has become largely popular in the country, while also reaching an international crowd of runners, from places such as Puerto Rico, United States, Colombia, Italy and Venezuela, amongst others. Participating from this event allows the opportunity of running a marathon while enjoying the sites of the Caribbean’s most exclusive and luxurious touristic Resort. At the time of their registration, every runner receives a kit composed of an official event backpack, a dri-­‐fit, cap, BIB and CHIP: ‘In order to collect the Kit and to receive further information, please visit our official website’. Competitors will receive medals for reaching the end goal, additionally from non-­‐cash awards, certificates and substantial cash prizes. The marathon will commence at 6 AM, with the 42K and 21K races, while the 10K and 5K races will start at 8 AM, before the various start times, there will be warming up sessions for the runners. Casa de Campo Corre por Hogar del Niño is sponsored by Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, Central Romana Corporation and One Way Bike. Registrations are already open, tickets are already available at Casa de Campo, the Patronato Benéfico Oriental office in La Romana and all the Uepatickets sales points CCN/Jumbo; it is also possible to purchase the tickets online on and through our website Sobre Casa de Campo: Casa de Campo Resort & Villas -­‐ miembro de Preferred Hotels & Resorts Legend Collection y The Leading Hotels of the World – atrae a una distinguida clientela con su magnífica oferta de amplias habitaciones, suites y villas de lujo, así como servicio garantizado de gastronomía gourmet, finos vinos y licores en todos los restaurantes y bares del resort, una Marina & Club de Yates con 370 muelles, Club de Polo & Ecuestre, Centro de Tenis Jim Courier y Campo de Tiro con una extensión de 245 acres. Este lujoso destino caribeño abarca 7,000 acres tropicales en la costa sureste de la República Dominicana, es también el hogar de tres de los campos de golf más difíciles diseñados todos por Pete Dye, incluyendo Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore y Los Links. Casa de Campo también cuenta con Altos de Chavón -­‐ aldea de artesanos réplica de una ciudad mediterránea del siglo XVI con boutiques, museos y un anfiteatro de estilo griego con una capacidad de 5.000 asientos, inaugurado por Frank Sinatra en agosto de 1982. Al Resort se llega de manera muy cómoda por el Aeropuerto Internacional La Romana-­‐Casa de Campo (LRM) localizado a tan sólo cinco minutos del registro de entrada y en donde aterrizan JetBlue Airways (ahora con vuelos directos desde JFK tres veces a la semana) y American Airlines sin escalas directamente desde MIA en vuelos de temporada. A corta distancia, están localizados los aeropuertos de Santo Domingo (SDQ) y Punta Cana (PUJ), los cuales ofrecen vuelos diarios directos desde los principales aeropuertos de Estados Unidos. Para obtener más información, por favor llame al 1-­‐809-­‐523-­‐8698, o visite siguenos en las redes sociales:, @casadecampo en Twitter o @casadecampo_rd en Instagram.
Sobre Hogar del Niño: -­‐ Patronato Benéfico Oriental (PBO), is a non-­‐profit organisation established in 1976 in La Romana, its Mission is to: ‘Transform and empower vulnerable communities through self-­‐sustainable projects concerning Education and Health, providing the necessary tools to contribute to its socio-­‐economic development’. Currently, PBO offers social assistance, through the following community development programs: Hogar del Niño, Diagnóstica Social, Instituto Técnico PBO, Community Outreach Program, PBO Scholarships, PBO Volunteers. Hogar del Niño opens its doors in 1982, it is a comprehensive education centre with the capacity to provide free of cost education, nutrition (3 meals a day), medical (an in house paediatrician and two nurses, vaccines and medicines) and dental care (3 dentists working half time 5 days a week) daily to over 1,500 students, ranging from the age of new-­‐born to 18 years old. Hogar provides quality education to children since they are in our Infant Room up to their senior year of high school, including students with different abilities. ##