Gerês Extreme Marathon

5 December 2020
Gerês Village, Portugal
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42 KM
1 day
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ALTERNATE DISTANCES: 21KM / 14KM / 32KM / 2KM
Difficulty:    Advanced

Presentation of the event / organization


Extreme Gerês Marathon is organized by Carlos Sá Nature Events in association with the support of the municipality of Terras de Bouro.


On Saturday 5th December 2020 it will take place the 4th Extreme Mile, which will have an average slope of 35% and 525 m D + in just 1 mile. This event has a limited number of entries.


The main races will take place on Sunday 6th December and will be 42 km, 32km, 21 km and 14 km and are not yet approved by the Portuguese Athletics Federation.


Program


3rd December (Thursday)
05:00 pm – 08:00 pm – Race bib distribution (Porto – place to be defined)


4th December (Friday)
02:00 pm – 06:00 pm – Race bib distribution at Carlos Sá Nature Events office, Barcelos


5th December (Saturday)
01:30 pm – 03:00 pm – Race bib distribution for Extreme Mile runners (Auditorium of Vila do Gerês) 03:00 pm – Bus departure for athletes Extreme Mile (next to Auditorium of Vila do Gerês)
03:30 am – Start Extreme Mile
04:00 pm – 08:00 pm – Race bib distribution (Auditorium of Vila do Gerês)


6th December (Sunday)
07:00 am – 08:30 am – Race bib distribution (Auditorium of Vila do Gerês) 09:00 am – Start 42km and 21km races
09:15 am – Start for 32km and 14km races
01:30 pm – Prize giving ceremony
05:00 pm – End of the event

Event Organiser

Carlos Sá

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