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“World Migratory Bird Day” will be celebrated for the first time next October 13th, the celebrations will be hosted in all three of Bahía de Banderas’ municipalities: the Higuera Blanca public plaza in the Riviera Nayarit, the El Salado Estuary, and the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens.

The activities are free and open to the public and will include treks for birdwatching and environmental interpretation, a drawing contest for children, plus educational talks about the importance of the birds to the ecosystems and our own health, among many other surprises.

The event in Higuera Blanca will begin at 8 a.m. with a birdwatching and environmental interpretation trek (occupancy is limited, please pre-register). It will be followed by activities and educational talks given by organizers and local eco-tourism service providers between 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Right after there will be a screening of the movie The Big Year (2011, USA) from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Once that ends, the award ceremony for the Children’s Poetry and Drawing Contest will be held from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

According to the organizers, this celebration is part of a global effort that includes 626 eventsin 200 cities across 73 countries, all reporting on the observation of more than 5,000 species of birds worldwide. Let’s unite and celebrate the marvellous diversity of birds and ecosystems during this exceptional day dedicated to the conservation of birds in Bahía de Banderas!

Source: Vallarta Daily

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RCI, a worldwide business leader in the Vacation Exchange and Tourism Oriented Real Estate Industry, will be showcasing its experience in a high-level forum: LASOS –The Latin American Shared Ownership Summit.

LASOS Summit 2018 arrives into Puerto Vallarta, a high level forum that gathers entrepreneurs, investors, developers, suppliers and government looking to explore and identify the opportunities that the Latin American market offers to the tourism industry.

The event will take place from October 16th till 18th, 2018 at the Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta Hotel. Attend this important event that drives the growth and evolution of our Tourism Industry and brings together knowledge, technology, experience and marketing. We’ll wait for you!

For more information visit https://www.lasosummit.com/

Source: Visit Puerto Vallarta

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The ABH Aquatic Marathon is making its next stop in the Riviera Nayarit with Guayabitos as host for this competition that will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Considered one of the most relevant events in Mexico's open water competitions, this national series brings swimmers from around the country to "Mexico's Pacific largest swimming pool." Participating states include Nayarit, Sinaloa, Jalisco, Puebla, Michoacán, San Luis Potosí, Nuevo León, Colima, Guanajuato and the Estado de México (Mexico State). For more details (in Spanish), visit maratonacuaticoabh.com.mx.

Distance: 3 km y 1 km. Day: Saturday, October 27, 2018. Time: 7.30 am - 8.00 am. Start: Decamerón Hotel Beach. Finish: Estancia San Carlos Hotel.

Fuente: MasNatacion.com

 

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The race will take place on Rincón de Guayabitos' main avenue during October 13th and 14th. Athletes can participate in the Youth, Openm Master and Veteran categories (ages 15 and up).

Come participate in the 5th Guayabitos 5K, 10K, and 3K Color Race and the Kids Athletic Festival on October 13th and 14th: it's a colorful fiesta for the entire family! The starting shot will be fired on Sunday, October 14th at 8 am on Rincón de Guayabitos' main avenue.

The children's events will begin on Saturday, October 13th at 4 pm in the town's main plaza. Runners can participate in the following categories: Youth, ages 15-19; Open, ages 20-39; Master, ages 40-49; Veterans A, ages 50-59; Veterans B, ages 60+. The race is endorsed by the State of Nayarit Athletic Association.

For more details click HERE.(Spanish)

Source: Banderas News

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Set to be held on Sunday, October 21 with competitions in three categories: 3k, 5k and 10 kilometers, organizers expect around a thousand local, foreign and national athletes from a dozen states of the Mexican Republic to participate.

With a panoramic circuit that begins and ends in Marina Vallarta and more than $80,000 pesos in prizes up for grabs, the Sixth La Gran Carrera del Día del Médico (The Doctor's Day Great Race) is an extraordinary opportunity for professional and amateur athletes alike to show off their skills. La Gran Carrera del Día del Médico has been cataloged as one of the best races in Puerto Vallarta, due to its excellent organization, air of camaraderie among participants and beautiful scenery.

The organizer of the race, Dr. Francisco Javier Ortiz, invites local and national runners, their companions, the general public and, of course, the medical community, to be part of this race that celebrates Doctor's Day with healthy physical activity.

Since 1837, Doctor's Day has been celebrated in Mexico on October 23 to coincide with the Establecimiento de Ciencias Médicas (Medical Sciences Enactment) in 1833, which later originated the creation of the Medical School of the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Today, Día del Medico is celebrated in cities throughout the country in recognition of the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities. Here in Puerto Vallarta, La Gran Carrera del Día del Médico will be held for the sixth year running (pun intended) at Marina Vallarta.

Source: Banderas News