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Transgrancanaria HG will open the SpartanTrail World Championship with 25.000$ in cash prizes

The World Championship includes 10 stops across four different continents

The Classic and Marathon races, to be held from February 26-28th, will take part of the inaugural season

Transgrancanaria HG will be one of the 10 stops of the opening edition of the Spartan Trail World Championship. After the cancellation of the 2020 schedule due to the consequences of the pandemic, the Championship has announced a new calendar with 10 events around the World which will award points for the final rankings.

The Championship will be divided in two categories: “Trail Run Championship” and “Trail Ultra Championship”. The first one will have races up to 49 kms, and the Transgrancanaria Marathon will be part of it, while the second one will include races over 50 kms, where the Classic course starting in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria will open the season.

In addition, Transgrancanaria HG has received the Crown Race label, being considered as one of the most relevant stops of the Championship with the highest amount of points and cash money prizes, which add up to 25.000$ offered by Spartan to be distributed to the five best ranked in the Classic and Marathon races. The Championship will also have stops labelled as Blue and Green races:

  1. Transgrancanaria HG. Gran Canaria, Spain (24-28 February). CROWN RACE
  2. Patagonia Run. San Martín de los Andes, Argentina (9-10 April). CROWN RACE
  3. Lavaredo Ultra Trail. Cortina D’Ampezzo, Italy (24-27 June). CROWN RACE
  4. Brisbane Trail Ultra. Brisbane, Australia (10 July). GREEN RACE
  5. Fjällmaraton, Âre, Sweden (7 August). BLUE RACE
  6. Ultra Pirineu. Bagá, Spain (1-3 October). CROWN RACE
  7. Borneo Trail Classic. Sarawak, Malaysia (October). BLUE RACE
  8. Translantau. Hong Kong (November). BLUE RACE
  9. Golden Gate Trail Classic. San Francisco, USA (fall). BLUE RACE
  10. Aconcagua Ultra Trail. Los Penitentes, Argentina (February 2022). GREEN RACE

These 10 stops will complete the opening edition of the Spartan Trail World Championship, which will additionally offer another 40.000$ prize for the best ranked athletes at the end of the year. A firm commitment by the brand Spartan which will start the adventure in Gran Canaria next February.

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