World Trail Running Championship
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World Trail Running Championship

Miranda do Corvo
The event brings teams from 55 countries, mobilising more than 400 athletes to Portugal and is part of the 9th edition of Trilhos dos Abutres, known for the toughness of its tracks and the breathtaking landscapes of Serra da Lousã mountain range.

Miranda do Corvo will host, from 6 to 9 June 2019, the World Trail Running Championship, one of the most iconic events of the sport.

The event is part of the 9th edition of  Trilhos dos Abutres,  known for the toughness of its tracks and the breathtaking landscapes of Serra da Lousã mountain range,  and brings teams from 55 countries, mobilising more than 400 athletes to Portugal.

The Abutres 2019 Trail World Championship  features the world's top athletes in the sport, who will have to overcome 42 kilometres, with an uphill inclination of around 2,200 metres.

The race which crowns the title of champion and world champion in the men's, women's and team categories is scheduled for 8 June.

With a semi-autonomous nature, the race course starts in the town of Miranda do Corvo, passes through the Biological Park and the Aldeia do Xisto of Gondramaz, continuing through the epic trails of Serra da Lousã.
 


Download the track and get additional information about the route  here. You can also consult the full programme    here .

Ultra Trilhos dos Abutres

The athletic pilgrimage closes on the 9th with the 9th edition of the Ultra do Trilho dos Abutres, the most emblematic race of its kind in Portugal. Scheduled to start at 9am, it follows the same route as the world competition.

This is also a semi-autonomous race, with a total distance of 44 km and 2,100 metres of accumulated inclination. It starts and ends at Praça José Falcão Square, in Miranda do Corvo.


Download the track and get additional information about the route here.

Ultra Trilhos dos Abutres is again part of the Trail Ultra Circuit of the Portuguese Trail Running Association, being a "150 series" race, which qualifies with 2 points for the UTMB 2019.

1,600 participants and 20,000 visitors

The two events are expected to attract around 1,600 participants. There are expected to be about 20 thousand spectators, boosting tourism and services and products in the region.

Note that in May, the president of Miranda do Corvo Municipal Council, Miguel Baptista, and the president of the Associação Abútrica, Tiago Araújo, travelled to Penyagolosa, Castellón de la Plana (Valencia, Spain) to attend the 2018 event and receive the flag of the event for the following year.

"This is a major challenge for the municipality", said Mr Baptista, at the time, highlighting "the clear commitment of the municipality to making Miranda do Corvo a benchmark area for trail running”.

Tiago Araújo emphasized the "enormous pride" in representing the organisation and in hosting the race.

The World Trail Running Championship is being organised by the Portuguese Athletics Federation and the Associação Abútrica, in partnership with the Miranda do Corvo Municipal Council.

Follow all the news on Trilhos dos Abutres’s official website  and Facebook page.

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PR1 MCV - Accessible Schist Walking Trail of Gondramaz
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GERL - Lousã Regional Heritage Group
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