VIDEOS: Halted by COVID, annual tortilla race resumes in Tehuacán, Puebla

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    Competitors both young and elderly running in a tortilla-carrying race that's a nearly 30-year tradition in Tehuacán, Puebla

    Halted by COVID, annual tortilla race resumes
    in Tehuacán, Pueblo

    By Mexico News Daily


    Many competitors are tortilla sellers well accustomed to the hefty masa burden required to participate

    A much-awaited tortilla race returned to a Puebla city on Sunday with runners raring to go after two years of cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

    More than 300 indigenous women of all ages from Santa María Coapan convened at the municipal palace in nearby Tehuacán at 9 a.m. with stacks of tortillas at the ready for the 28th edition of the famous race.


    Adorned with aprons, traditional embroidered blouses, leather huarache sandals and woven baskets full of corn tortillas, the runners lined up to tackle the 4.5 kilometer course. Some ran barefoot.

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    Halted by COVID, annual tortilla race resumes in Tehuacán, Puebla - Mexico News Daily
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    Some ran barefoot. Different races were held for various age categories, which included youth, veteran and an open category. The children's race ...
     
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