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6th May 2023


This is the supreme event of the Transvulcania by UTMB®.

Race Category


Running Stones



72 KM

Elevation Gain

4600 M+

Race Start

Faro de Fuencaliente - 06:00

Max Allowed Race Time

16 Hours

Transvulcania Ultramaratón

Transvulcania Ultramaratón

The route begins at the Fuencaliente Lighthouse, running completely along the GR 131 long distance path, popularly known as the Walking Stick Route, to the Port at Tazacorte. From that point, it joins the GR 130 coastal walking path, to the finish line located in the Plaza de España in Los Llanos de Aridane.

Transvulcania is without doubt one of the hardest ultra trail races in the world, with a length of 75 kilometres and a positive difference in altitude of 4,735 metres and a negative difference in altitude of 4,405 metres with a cumulative total of 9,140 metres. Starting at elevation 0, ascending to Roque de Los Muchachos, the highest point on the island at 2,426 metres, returning to elevation 0 in Tazacorte, and finishing with the ascent to Los Llanos de Aridane, a finish line with spectacular colour and popular support.


Only can give assistance one person, without specific equipment other than a bag with a maximum volume of 30 liters.

Assistance given by a team of professionals, or any medic or paramedic, is strictly forbidden.

For the ULTRAMARATÓN, personal assistance is tolerated ONLY at the following posts:

  • Aid station El Pilar.

  • Aid station Tazacorte.

No pacers are allowed. It is forbidden to accompany or be accompanied along any part the race route by a person not registered for the race, outside of the tolerance zones which are clearly marked in the proximity of the aid stations.

Race regulations

Check out the official Transvulcania by UTMB® regulations including registration fees, mandatory equipment, assistance policy and much more.

Mandatory equipment

Choosing suitable equipment is a key factor to the success of your race. Be sure to test your kit and your equipment before the big day to avoid unwanted surprises.

Runner and companions Guide

Download the Runners and Companions Guide for the 2023 Edition of Transvulcania by UTMB®