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May 2019

The City Hall of Miranda do Corvo together with the Abutric Association initiated the movement "We are all Trail World Championships". This movement to support the portuguese national trail running team in particular, and the Trail World Championships in general, aims to involve the population, "dress" the city for the party and show the hospitality so typical of the Portuguese people. So join us and express your national pride by putting a flag on your window! We count on you to support our selection! Let's dress Miranda do Corvo properly!

First, a brief history of Portugal Over the centuries, Portugal was occupied by the Romans, Phoenicians, Visigoths and Moors. Portugal lived a relatively peaceful century until the XI century. The Moors were expelled by King Fernando I of Leon and Castile, Portugal was declared as an independent nation in 1143 and, in 1255, Lisbon became the nation's capital. During the XIV and XV centuries, Portugal developed as one of the most powerful nations in the world, with colonies in Brazil, Malacca, Goa and Macau. In 1755, a devastating earthquake originated a tsunami that completely

Familiarize yourself with basic Portuguese as a good day / afternoon / evening, special words like help, even how to order coffee properly. In Portugal, if you order a coffee you will receive an espresso, which may be too strong for some people who prefer a meia de leite (half coffee and half milk), a galão (a dose of espresso with triple the milk) , or any other coffee-based blend.   Hello Olá (oh-lah) Good morning Bom dia (bom dee-ah) Good evening Boa tarde (bo-ah tar-deh) How are you? Como está? (ko-mo es-tah) I’m well, and you? Eu estou bem, e tu?

Prozis X-Motion range was chosen by the FPA / ATRP to dress the Portuguese team at the Trail World Championships. One of the main goals was making sure the athletes wore comfortable, reliable clothing so as to promote maximum performance. Several options were considered, and the choice fell to the specific Trail Running clothing line by Prozis: the new X-Motion range launched last February (National team equipment photo/Jersey with green and red details with the word Portugal). The key words were comfort, lightness and reliability. The ideal balance between comfort and performance

Athletes who will participate in the 2019TWC and Ultra Trilhos dos Abutres, must keep in mind the following info: The warnings about the track, Ultra Trilhos dos Abutres (June 9) will be made at the following event (we recommend "Going"):   The athletes of national teams receive the information directly by their responsible, although, there is an event only for the national teams (we recommend that you put "Going"):   All the information about the course, altimetry, supplies, mandatory material ..: UTA (June 9): TWC (June 8): Events Program:

An epic event needs an epic playlist! Trilhos dos Abutres always excelled in having good music throughout their events, energy-packed music to cheer up all the athletes who are preparing to run the tracks, or who reach the finish line with accomplished mission. That's why we have created a playlist for the Abutres to accompany you in your training and / or your races, and to feel the motivation and strength of the Abutres always with you.

It is exponential the number of national teams  and athletes registered for this challenge, with 55 teams and more than 400 athletes "on the way" of the Abutres 2019TWC, a record number in what concerns the Trail World Championships.   As for the men's teams, the big highlight goes to Spain and France that appear as favorites, but Italy, Great Britain and the USA (teamwith higher number of ITRA points)arrive quite strong to this Trail World Championships. In addition to these, Romania is extremely strong, having 3 top world athletes in their

With 9 years of Trilhos dos Abutres, we are inspired by the past, we are proud of the present and believe in the future. To all the generations of athletes who have already crossed our tracks, thank you, this is our tribute! "𝙔𝙤𝙪 𝙢𝙖𝙠𝙚 𝙞𝙩 𝙀𝙋𝙄𝘾!" A Slideshow and Cream video.     Berg Outdoor An organization: Associação Abutrica Federação Portuguesa de Atletismo ITRA - International Trail Running Association International Association of Ultrarunners With the support: Câmara Municipal de Miranda do Corvo Município de Coimbra Turismo Centro de Portugal CIM Região de Coimbra Aldeias do Xisto IPDJ - Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude, I.P. Iniciatica/Programas Co-Financiadores: Dueceira iNature Serra da

The Vulture woke up! This is the motto for the official song of Trilhos dos Abutres, song written for the 2019 Trail World Champions, but it will be forever. In January, during the 2019TWC Official Gala, the Vulture anthem was revealed under the title "The Vulture Awakened". With lyrics and production by Pedro Janela, and with the voice of Sérgio Fernandes, it is expected to become a true anthem of the (and to the) Abutres. This is the music that will be given the "starting shot" in the events, so it's good to start