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TransGranCanaria Marathon

Quick facts

Location Gran Canaria, Spain

Distance Marathon

About TransGranCanaria Marathon

Transgrancanaria is a race that has been held on the island of Gran Canaria since October 2003. In the Transgrancanaria participants must cross the island on foot passing through several aid stations where they can replenish their water and food supplies, also giving the organisation a chance to monitor the competitors’ progress.

The Transgrancanaria is the pioneer of this kind of event in the Canary Islands. Arista, the organizer of the race, have placed Transgrancanaria as one of the main highlights on the national, European and now, the World stage.The Transgrancanaria will be held in the last week of February.

The first edition of Transgrancanaria in October 2003 had a total of 65 participants, and over the years has grown to more than 1400 athletes, walkers, joggers and nature lovers from more than 20 countries that have decided to take the challenge of crossing the island. On this route participants can find rain, sun, mud, dust … but above all they will enjoy direct contact with nature. The course is the same for everyone and will be fully marked to avoid errors.

Start:

Garañón

Campamento el Garañón, 35369, Las Palmas, Spain

Finish:

Maspalomas

35100 Maspalomas, Las Palmas, Spain

Difficulty

extreme

Overview

At a distance of 42 km with 1.200 meters of positive elevation this is the perfect race if you enjoying physically demanding hiking or if you are a keen runner.

This race is 41,9 kilometres and descends most of the way providing a competitive race. Running this race will allow you to check your own physical abilities, and help you to decide whether you are capable of making the jump to the next level in mountain running.

The route will allow you to enjoy a spectacular part of the island along narrow footpaths adorned with the greenery typical of a Canarian Winter.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.