CSP analysis: From Les Useres to Sant Joan de Penyagolosa (part 2)

From Les Useres to Benafigos the TWC and the CSP share the same course. Here, you can read the detailed analysis.

Once we are in Benafigos, the CSP course changes its direction to Culla. It goes through single tracks and dirt roads until an old campground, where the downhill to Montlleó river starts. In between we will pass through el Mas de Escrig, an old but beautiful farmhouse facing the peak of Penyacalva

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We cross the river Montlleó in order to start the uphill to Penyacalva. The hardest part is the first kilometers until our path opens up to a faster and not as steep dirt road. This uphill has 5,5 kms and 576m+. We can find it in Strava.

Once we are at Culla we follow down a dirt road until we reach the GR7 (red and white marks) that will bring us to Montlleó. Once here, a hard uphill covered with vegetation starts to el Mas de Campos


Nacho Gimeno paisatge 

In el Mas de Campos the uphill becomes wavier and as consequence faster  until the Sant Bertomeu hermitage. This section is 5km long and has 462 meters of positive slope. We can find it in Strava.


Foto Nacho Gimeno primavera

We leave Sant Bertomeu following the same wavy terrain, going through el Mas de Salvador until Vistabella, where we will share the last 200m before the village with the TWC course.

CSP leaves Vistabella with a downhill to the Gully del Molins, to climb up after to el Mas del l’Albagés. The uphill becomes smooth once we reach el Mas de Marimon and it keeps being this way until the village of Xodos.


. In Xodos the CSP course crosses the MIM track but we leave in a different direction with an easy uphill to the zone under the Mas de Gargant. Here the course gets back together with the TWC and share the same path until the finish line in Sant Joan de Penyagolosa. Here, to read the last shared section.

Penyagolosa Trails HG 2018 Program

You can now check the Penyagolosa Trails HG 2018 Program! This year, it starts on Thursday, with the Trail World Championships opening ceremony A great parade through the center of Castellón with a show by Xarxa Teatre. On Friday, Runners Fair, presentation of runners and briefing. At night, it will start with the departure of CSP from the center of Castellón. At 6 and 7 o’clock, Trail World Championships and MiM starts, respectively. At 9 a.m. and 10 a.m., departures from the RFEA Spanish Championships in Vistabella. And then everything will be moved to Sant Joan de Penyagolosa, the place where our dreams come true!

On Sunday will be the Trail World Championships award ceremony, with which will end the most special edition of Penyagolosa Trails HG.

Program in .pdf

Penyagolosa Trails and SportHG® present the waistcoat that will be delivered in the MiM and CSP runner’s bag


Penyagolosa Trail HG is preparing to live a very special edition, between the next 10 and 13 May, when it will host the Trail World Championships, which will be the best runners on the international scene, and celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the Marató i Mitja (MiM) For this reason, in this edition, an exclusive gift has been sought, as is a waistcoat that has the official image of this edition of Penyagolosa Trails HG, with prominence for the Penyagolosa and the colors of each race.

If a few months ago the brand made public the official shirt of the Trail World Championships, available for sale to the general public, today it was the turn of the official product that will be delivered to the participants of the 60-kilometer MiM and the CSP ( 108 km). It is a sports waistcoat without seams and pattern, with a design that will commemorate the great event.

This edition will give great importance to the MiM and the CSP with this special product. The new waistcoat will be delivered to the participants of the MiM and the CSP in the runner’s bag and the bib during the Corredor Fair on May 11 at the Plaza de las Aulas de Castellón, between 11 am and the 9pm at night, a few hours before the kick-off of an edition of Penyagolosa Trails HG that promises to be legendary.

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