TransPeneda-Gerês

2 May 2020
National Park Peneda-Gerês, Portugal
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trail race
105 KM
1 day
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ALTERNATE DISTANCES: 55KM / 23KM
Difficulty:    Advanced

The TransPeneda-Gerês (TPG) – Trail World Championships Experience is organized by Carlos Sá Nature Events with the support of the Municipal Chambers of Montalegre and Terras de Bouro, and it will be held on the 1st and 2nd May 2020.


TPG 105Km – it starts at Montalegre and finishes at Vila do Gerês. The organisation assures transport by bus (with a cost of 5€) to the start line, on the 1st of May 2020, from Vila do Gerês to Montalegre.


TPG 55 Km – it starts at Pitões das Júnias and finishes at Vila do Gerês. The organisation assures transport by bus (with a cost of 5€) to the start line, on the 2nd May 2020, from Vila do Gerês to Pitões das Júnias.


TPG 23 Km – it starts at Ponte da Mizarela and finishes at Vila do Gerês. The organisation assures transport by bus (with a cost of 5€) to the start line, on the 2nd May 2020, from Vila do Gerês to Ponte da Mizarela.

Friday 01st May 2020
03:00 pm – 07:00 pm – Race bibs distribution TPG (all distances) at Hotsprings’ Auditorium, Gerês Village’s centre
07h30 pm – Briefing TPG 105km
09h00 pm – Transfer by bus to the start line in Montalegre (TPG105km participants) 00h00 am– Start TransPeneda-Gerês 105km (Montalegre’s centre)


Saturday 02nd May 2020
00:00 am – Start TPG 105 km (Montalegre’s centre)
06:30 am – 09:00 pm – Race bibs distribution (TPG 55Km and TPG 23km) at Hotsprings’ Auditorium, Gerês Village’s centre
07h00 pm – Transfer by bus to the start line in Pitões das Júnias (TPG 55km participants)
09h00 pm – Transfer by bus to the start line in Ponte da Mizarela (TPG 23km participants)
09:30 am – Start TPG 55 km (Pitões das Júnias)
10:30 am – Start TPG 23 km (Ponte da Mizarela)
10:30 am – Expected arrival of the first runner TPG 105 Km
12:30 pm – Expected arrival of the first runner TPG 23 Km 03:00 pm – Expected arrival of the first runner TPG 55 Km 05:30 pm – Award ceremony (Vila do Gerês)

10:00 pm – Expected arrival of the last runner TPG 105 Km End of the event TPG

Event Organiser

Carlos Sá

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