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Transgrancanaria HG introduces variations in the course in order to improve the race experience

The race will go back to Tunte and it will move the aid station of Arucas from Santidad Alta to Barreto

The countdown for the registration period for Transgrancanaria HG 2021 has already started. Next Wednesday, July 15th, the race entries will be available for a special year where the health and safety conditions are the priority for the organization. The 22nd edition of the event will be held from February 24th to 28th and will host the final stage of the Spartan Trail World Championship.

After the announcement of the race entries periods and discounts, the event would like to introduce the track’s modifications which will affect every race in Transgrancanaria. Working together wih the Sports Board of the Cabildo de Gran Canaria, the race will try to improve the race experience for the runners according to their feedback and to the needs of the different towns involved.

The main modification will be the return to Tunte for the final section of the course, as it was until 2018. The last 30 kilometers of the race will include the classic track of Tunte – La Manzanilla – El Ventoso, connecting with Ayagaures for the traditional ending of the race.

This way, the 30 km Starter race will depart from Tunte, while the 17km Promo, Youth and Family Trans races will begin in Ayagaures and head to the Maspalomas Lighthouse for an epic race ending.

In addition, a slight change in the first section of the Classic 128 km race will be included in Arucas. Since the race departs from Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, the first aid station has been settled in Santidad Alta. For 2021, the course will a better placed refreshment point in Barreto, which will be easier for the crowd and will have a great ambience before heading the uphill to Osorio.

With these variations, the race direction wants to improve the runners’ experience aiming for a warmer atmosphere and a safe event, which has the collaboration of a wide team of staff and volunteers. Next Wednesday, July 15th at 12:00 hours (local Canary time), the registration period will start with a discount in race entries until October 1st.

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