Transgrancanaria HG is ready to live its big week of the year. This edition is the most international of the event, but this year it stands out especially because it will host the Spanish RFEA Trail Championship. The first three runners of the Advanced (64 km) will get six places for the Penyagolosa Trails HG Trail World Championships. It should be remembered that Transgrancanaria HG is in the main international and national circuits, such as Ultra Trail World Tour and Spain Ultra Cup.
Undoubtedly, this great incentive will be cited in the race much of the best spanish runners. Among them, Castellón runners Cristobal Adell, Víctor Bernad, Juanan Ruiz, Laia Cañes and Sonia Escuriola, who have the participation in the World Championship at home as one of their great goals of the season. Besides them, very prominent names of the national trail running appear in all the pools as candidates to be in Penyagolosa Trails HG, such as Pablo Villa, Pablo Villalobos, Yeray Durán, Efrén Segundo, David López Castán, Sebas Sánchez, Albert Pujol, Manuel Anguita, Santi Mezquita, Diego Manuel Camacho or Chema Martínez in the men’s category and Azara García, Gemma Arenas, Teresa Nimes, Nuria Domínguez, Montse Martínez, Melisa Gali, Noelia Camacho, Silvia Puigarnau, Yolanda Fernández or Irene Fuertes, in the female category.
The only two Spanish runners who have guaranteed their place in the Penyagolosa Trails HG Trail World Championships are Luis Alberto Hernando and Cristofer Clemente, in his condition of champion and second place in the 2017 Trail World Championship.
All the Spanish trail running focus will be in Artenara next Saturday at 10 am. Place and time at which this 64-kilometer race will start, with 3200 meters of positive height difference, which will pass through emblematic places of Gran Canaria and which will be decisive to meet six more representatives of the Spanish team that will compete in the Penyagolosa Trails HG Trail World Championships.