GSA has established a team in Chile, GSA Iquique (Race Walking Marathon), under team captain, Heriberto Faundez Salgado.
Captain Heriberto and his Team are planning to use the Ecoflag to promote the Ecoplay concept as a part of sportsmanship during general Athletic Events and in particular, Racewalking Events.
On Saturday, 23 February (2008), the Club Deportivo Race Walking Marathon Iquique and the GSA Team Iquique (RWM) will organize a 6 hour Racewalking Event in Balmaceda Park, under the patronage of: the Municipality of Iquique (Sport Department) and the Local Sport Council. During this Event the Ecoflag will be flown for the first time in Chile to increase environmental awareness and promote action among spectators and athletes!!
Initial members:Race Walking Marathon
Heriberto Faundez Salgado, Cesar Faundez Pena, Ariel Standen Levis, Carlos Bernales, Hernan Pinto, Marcos Uribe, Maria Sanchez, Antonio Guillen, Marta Pinto, Gloria Perez, Jose Yanez, Maria Teresa Sandoval, Carlos Lobos, Victor Baeza, John Graniffo, Herminia Gonzalez, Juan Cacerez, Anibal Lopez and Nancy Flores