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Transgrancanaria HG®: 3rd stage of the Ultra-Trail® World Tour

The 3rd stage of UTWT takes place this weekend, starting Friday 23rd of February. The 125k race will gather the best athletes on the start line at 9pm.

125 Km, from the North to the South of the island

The 125 km of Transgrancanaria cross the Gran Canaria island from Las Palmas (North) to Maspalomas (South). The Series race of Ultra-Trail® World Tour offers amazing landscapes along the course and the 8000m of elevation gain. A godsend for the organizers, who use this event to develop tourism and welcome visitors on this island full of surprises. The start is scheduled for 9pm on Friday!

 

An edition with the best runners of the world!

Among the favorite women, the defending champion of Ultra-Trail® World Tour: Andrea Huser (SUI). Emilie Lecomte (FRA), 3rd at UTWT 2017 final ranking, will also be present with Beth Pascall (UK), Fernanda Maciel (BRA), Caroline Chaverot (FRA) and Lisa Borzani (ITA). Let’s say the race should be tight!
For the men, it should be a fast 125 km, with the American runners Tim Tollefson, Mario Mendoza, the Spanish Paul Capell and Cristofer Clemente, the French Maxime Cazajous and Aurélien Collet, but also the Italian Daniel Jung.
An amazing field, which is a sign of an exciting race!
However most of the athletes are running the first ultra races of the season and the sensations may not be at the most!

The athletes supported by UTWT

The Ultra-Trail® World Tour helps the elite athletes traveling to the races of the series. For Transgrancanaria HG®, UTWT supports:
Francesa Canepa (ITA), Daniel Jung (ITA), Mario Mendoza (USA) Tim Tollefson (USA), Aurélien Collet (FRA). We wish them good luck and a pleasant trip to Canarian Islands!



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