Moana Kehres and Maxim Chane win the Transvulcania by UTMB®'s Vertical Challenge
In times of 00:08:45 and 00:10:26, the French Maxim Chane and Moana Kehres were the fastest to cover the 1.5 kilometres and 250 metres elevation gain that make up the Vertical Challenge, the inaugural event of Transvulcania by UTMB®, held in Tazacorte.
The children's races and musical concerts will complete the Transvulcania by UTMB® festival.
Different music groups will liven up the sports days in Playa de Tazacorte and Los Llanos de Aridane. On Friday the Kids/Junior Races will be held, children's races for which registrations are already open.
Peter Engdahl and Abby Hall, winners of the Transvulcania by UTMB®'s Ultramarathon
In the Marathon, Yoel de Paz and Ikram Rharsalla were the fastest, with times of 04:04:38 and 05:00:09, while Dimas Pereira and Leire Fernández recorded their names in first place in the Half Marathon, covering the 28 kilometres in 02:07:20 and 02:41:09 respectively.
For the integration of people, "Transvulcania is all of us".
On Saturday, 22nd October at 10:00 am will take place the race for the disabled. Around 150 people from various associations for the disabled on La Palma will take part in this route, starting at the Plaza de Argual and finishing at the Plaza de España in Los Llanos de Aridane.
More than 350 children take part in the Kids / Junior Races of Transvulcania by UTMB®.
During the day of Friday 21st October, the real protagonists of this twelfth edition of Transvulcania were the little ones. From 17:00, in the town of Tijarafe, several children's races were held, divided by age.
Countdown to Transvulcania by UTMB® - follow from around the world
The twelfth edition of Transvulcania will be held from 20 to 22 October and will have more than 2,900 runners in its four distances: Ultramarathon, Marathon, Half Marathon, and Vertical Challenge. Last held in 2019, the event returns as part of the UTMB® World Series, the leading trail running circuit which brings together the best races on the planet, while keeping its spirit intact. Transvulcania by UTMB® can be followed live from anywhere in the world through UTMB® Live, Teledeporte and Televisión Canaria.