The vertical run Artenara Trail, on the island of Gran Canaria, se will be held this year on December 26 due to the situation experienced by the coronavirus and after having to postpone its edition scheduled for April.
This has been established by the City of Artenara, promoter of the Artenara Trail, which has indicated that it will have a “different format and with the primary objective” of safeguarding the safety of the participants, members of the organization and the attending public, as reported by the organization in a press release.
In this way, the Artenara Trail ‘Christmas Special’ will recover the vertical format of the race, with a route of 3.5 kilometers and a positive drop of 710 meters, beginning at the bottom of the Grande ravine and culminating its ascent in the town square of Artenara.
Thus, it seeks to maintain the spirit of the Artenara Trail “by maximizing the security measures required today: individual outings to minimize contacts, a small number of participants and an agile goal to avoid crowds.”
By last, In the coming weeks, the deadlines and the opening date of registrations for the Christmas Special will be revealed.
The Artenara City Council has also advanced that the 2021 edition of the race will be on June 19, when it will recover the traditional format with the races of 10, 16 and 30 kilometers.