Would you like to cover the Andorra Ultra Trail this summer

Last updated: 19-Jul-18

By Elsa Trujillo

The organisers of the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord will be inviting a journalist or blogger to cover their ultra events this July and tell the story in their own words. This mountain event includes four races, three ultras and one marathon:

  • 15th July Ronda dels Cims – 170km
  • 15th July Mític – 112 km
  • 16th July Celestrail – 83km
  • 16th July Marató dels Cims – 42.5km

Bloggers, journalists and other media people that are interested in this opportunity have until the 16th of May to apply. The prize draw includes press pack and accreditation and full board hotel accommodation for the nights of July 15-17 in Ordino. It also covers transport within Andorra and the opportunity to run the 10km Solidaritrail on July 17th.

Interested? The organisers will choose the project proposal that best represents the spirit and values of the Andorra Ultra Trail Vallnord with specific emphasis on the originality of the story. Apply here.

Click here to watch the 2015 winner ‘Finisher’ by Le Vestiaire.

"The prize draw includes press pack and accreditation and full board hotel accommodation for the nights of July 15-17"

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