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Trilhos dos Abutres, "An EPIC race". Portuguese Ultra trail Running, from Miranda do Corvo


The 2019 World Running Trail Championship was officially presented today at the Convento de S. Francisco in Coimbra.

It is confirmed that between June 6 and 9, 2019, the center of Portugal will be the center of the world in trail running. The best national and international mountain racing athletes will test the limits of their stamina in the most iconic race of the 2019 Trail World Championships. The sporting event will be part of the Trilhos dos Abutres, in Miranda do Corvo, a reference in Portugal.

This candidacy was one of the greatest challenges for Tiago Araújo, President of the Associação Abutrica and LOC (Local Organization Committee), who against all expectations ended up winning.

In addition to the support of the Município de Coimbra and Miranda do Corvo, ADXTUR – Aldeias do Xisto, ITRA (International Trail Running Association) and the Federação Portuguesa de Atletismo were essential to this project. for the success of this application. The event is also sponsored by Berg Outdoor, a Portuguese company of the Sonae Group.