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VÉLEZ-MÁLAGA

Vélez man runs 170-kilometre marathon for Indian charity

Christyan de la Cruz with children in India.
Christyan de la Cruz with children in India. / SUR
  • The money will be used to build homes in villages in the Srisailam region

Vélez-Málaga runner Christyan de la Cruz completed a 170-kilometre ultramarathon in India at the end of January to raise money for villages in the south of the country.

The 35-year-old sports fan was among 250 people to take part in the event organised by the Vicente Ferrer foundation. They raised a total of 185,000 euros.

The money will be used to build homes in villages in the Srisailam region of India.