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Peneda Gerês Trail Adventure 2015

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Informations about Peneda-Gerês Trail Adventure 2015 April 26 - May 3 8 days / 8 stages - 280 km's (750€ with 8 nights at hotel, meals and transfers included) 4 days / 4 stages - 130 km's CONFIRMED GERMANY - Philipp Reiter (5th on Skyrunning Mont Blanc 80 km World Championship 2014, winner GTX Transalpine Run 2012) - Stephan Hugenschmidt (5th on Transvulcania 2014) UK - Danny Kendal (5th on Marathon des Sables 2014) - Robbie Britton (7th on Tarawera Ultra Marathon - New Zeland 2015) - Jo Meek (2nd Marathon Des Sables 2013) - Holly Rush (2nd on Manaslu Mountain Trail Race - Nepal 2014) SPAIN - Jordi Gamito (5th on HK 100 - Hong Kong 2015) - Joan Salamaña Maresma (1st on Ultra Trail Muntanyes Costa Daurada - UTMCD - 2014) - Samuel Obaya (4th on Desafiosomiedo 2014) - Santigo Obaya (5th on Transgrancanaria 2013) - Silvia Trigueros (2014 Spanish Ultra Trail Champion) - Oscar de Nanclares (5th on Hiru Haundiak 2014) - Salvador Calvo (2nd Tor des Géants 2010) - Vicente Juan García (the first person to ever win all 4 Deserts races in one calendar year) PORTUGAL - Ester Alves (8th on UTMB 2014) - Nuno Silva (12th on UTMB 2014) - Susana Simões (winner of Ultra Trail 4 Massifs - France 2014) - Telmo Veloso (3rd on Ultra Trail 4 Massifs - France 2014) FRANCE - Christophe Le Saux (3rd on Tor des Géants 2014) - Christophe Erceau (3rd on Grande Traversée des Alpes (GTA) - (620kms – 33000D+ in 14 days) - 2010 BRAZIL - Rodrigo Souza (2nd on Jungle Marathon 2013) - Gustavo Rodrigues (4th on Jungle Marathon 2013) - Carla Carvalho (women - winner of Jungle Marthon 140 km's 2014) - Geovane Rento (male - winner of Jungle Marthon 140 km's 2014) Imagine yourself running at the only National Park of Portugal and being part of one piece of history with more than eight hundred years… This place is called Peneda-Gerês! Peneda-Gerês Trail Adventure will take you to some of the most beautiful and inhospitable nook of this country, in the extreme south-west of Europe! Castles, waterfalls, fauna, flora, gastronomy, handicraft, people, community, villages, culture… A perfect portrait, difficult to explain, designed to be felt and lived! Accept the challenge! choose one of the multistage races… run it solo or as team – of two or three athletes - on the only Portuguese National Park - Peneda-Gerês…. …it’is located in the northwest of Portugal, from about an hour of the airports of Oporto and Vigo – Spain. Peneda-Gerês Trail Aventure® is a multi-day trail running event with different races which cover different distances. Peneda-Gerês Trail Aventure® and Peneda-Gerês Trail Aventure® Starter have 8 stages, beginning at April 26 and finishing at 3rd of May, crossing through 5 municipalities: Arcos de Valdevez, Ponte da Barca, Melgaço, Terras de Bouro and Montalegre. The races depart from Arcos de Valdevez and arrive at Vila do Gerês. Transfers, meals and accommodation for all the 8 days are included. Gerês Trail Aventure® and Gerês Trail Aventure® Starter have 4 stages - the last 4 stages of the bigger distances, beginning at April 30 and finishing at the 3rd of May. All this stages will depart and arrive from/to the center of Vila do Gerês. The park includes an area of about 700km2 It was created on 1971 due to its national and international scientific interest, with the aim to protect the soil, water, flora, fauna and landscape, while preserving its value to the existent human and natural resources. It’s also a Transboundary Biosphere Reserve, declared by UNESCO. The granitic rocks dominate! Fractures in the landscape have confined the rivers to deep, straight valleys and are visible in the younger granite outcrops visible in the uncovered higher altitudes. An experience with breathtaking landscapes! Will you accept the challenge, or do you want that somebody tell you how it was? info@carlossanatureevents.com https://www.facebook.com/penedagerestrailadventure http://carlossanatureevents.com/pt/eventos/trail/pgta