Cavalls del Vent (85K/D+6.100m/ 29sep12) to open registration on the 2nd of May
Update 23 April: Registration opening moved back to the 2nd of may
Cavalls del Vent 2012 has been forced to postpone registrations as the official opening ran last 21 April brought down the server. Salomon Running acknowledged that excess of demand caused a technical problem, which then forced to cancel all the subscriptions.
After studying the situation and with the aim of offering equal opportunities to all the participants, the organization has considered appropriate to redefine the inscription process. The mentioned process will take place through a draw on Wednesday 23rd May. To participate, a pre-registration will be opened between 2nd and 15th May. Everyone registered during the pre-registration period will have the same possibilities to gain a place in the race Ultra Cavalls del Vent. The process will also include contestants from previous editions. All these conditions will be detailed in the pre-registration form.
THE RACE: IV edition of Ultra Cavalls del Vent, September 29th/30th.
Will bring together this year the best trail running athletes of the world to celebrate the Ultra Cavalls del Vent (Salomon Nature Trails) race held in the national park Cadí-Moixero on the 29th of September. In its fourth year, the Ultra Cavalls del Vent stars also as one of the events of the Skyrunner World Series. There will be 1.000 entries with registratrion now moved back to the 2nd of May, when applications might be filled from here.
The course for this 2012 edition covers 85 km and exceeds 12,000 accumulated vertical meters in the privileged natural environment of the Cadi-Moixeró national park.
Cavalls de Vent 2012 Program (28-29sep)
Friday September 28th
17:00 – 20:00 Distribution of the race bibs and material checking.
20:00 Race Briefing
Saturday September 29th
07:00 – 09:00 Distribution of the race bibs and material checking.
10:00 Race start.
10:05 – 11:15 Distribution of the Ultra Cavalls del Vent XS, race bibs.
11:30 Start of Children’s races.
14:00 Estimated time of arrival for first of the Cavalls de vent XS.
19:45 Estimated time of arrival for winner of Cavalls del Vent 2012
Sunday September 30th
10:00 End of Ultra Cavalls del Vent.
10:30 Prize-giving ceremony
RACE COURSE CAVALLS DEL VENT
Checkpoints, closing teams and refreshments.
Punto de carrera Km Altitud (m) Hora de cierre Tipo de avituallamiento*
Bagà 0 786
Refugi del Rebost 7’50 1640 12:00 Normal
Refugi Niu de l’Àliga 13,61 2520 14:30 Normal
Refugi del Serrat 28,24 1511 17:20 Normal
Refugi dels Cortals 33,24 1610 18:40 Normal
Refugi Prat d’Aguiló 43,92 2010 22:00 Especial
Refugi Lluis Estasen 55,80 1668 01:00 Normal
Refugi del Gresolet 59,11 1243 03:00 Especial
Ermita Sant Martí 67,90 990 05:30 Normal
Refugi Sant Jordi 72,94 1565 08:00 Normal
Bagà 84,84 786 10:00 Zona Bagà
Entry fees 79€, plus 10€ extra if runner does not belong to a UIAA association.
FURTHER INFO ABOUT TRAIL RUNNING & RUNNERS FROM SPAIN.