Hospital da Luz Setúbal Provides Clinical Assistance to Vitória Run

Hospital da Luz Setúbal assegura assistência clínica da corrida do Vitória

Hospital da Luz Setúbal will ensure and coordinate the clinical assistance to Corrida do Vitória, an athletics event integrated in the celebrations of the 107th anniversary of Vitória Futebol Clube, its third edition taking place next Sunday, November 26.

The race, with a 10-km total extension, will start at 9:30 a.m., near Bonfim Stadium, and is destined to all athletes, federated and non-federated, physically fit for this kind of exercise and dully enrolled. Besides the main run, the program includes a 5-km walking, starting at 9:45 a.m. This event will not have qualification places assigned and will start in the same spot of the running, at Bonfim Stadium, near Gate 1 (Gymnastics). 

As official medical partner of Vitória Futebol Clube, this is the second time Hospital da Luz Setúbal joins this athletics event, that is already a tradition in Setúbal. About 1200 athletes and athletics amateurs will participate in the event, which will include about 50 collaborators from Hospital da Luz Setúbal.

Medical centre established near Bonfim Stadium

Clinical assistance to the event will be ensured by a medical centre that Hospital da Luz Setúbal will install in the gymnasium at Bonfim Stadium main entrance, and will be equipped with all the technical and human resources ready to respond promptly to athletes, in case of need along the event.

Besides Hospital da Luz team – integrating a doctor, three nurses and two physiotherapists –, assistance will also be ensured by a team of firefighters and three ambulances, ready to intervene if necessary.