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Costa Rica trail – La Transtica

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Location:
Costa Rica
Event type:
Run Stage
Entries open:
Event dates:
21 Nov 2018 - 6 day event
Event has happened for this year
Race Organiser:
Race Director:
Bernard Marchal
Email:
bmarchal@latranstica.org

Costa Rica trail – La Transtica

The COSTA RICA TRAIL, LA TRANSTICA is a multi day Trail race, with a prologue and 5 stages with refreshment and assistance points, night in bivouac for a total distance from 71 mi (117 km) (Adventure Race) to 122mi (200 km) (Extreme Race).

 The main objective of the race is to discover the Costa Rica and its way of life and to share this experience with the locals through a sporting competition with humanitarian goals.

 Between two oceans, the race defines itself by a unique crossing of a natural amazing paradise in the discovery of a new culture and way of life, “Pura Vida”.

 Starting from Pacific Coast to reach Caribbean Coast through amazing and varied landscapes combining beaches, valleys, river crossing, rainforests, coffee trees, sugar cane plantations and palm groves.

On the way the competitors, will discover an exceptional flora and fauna and will be associated to donations of medical and school equipment, moments of emotion, exchanges and sharing.

During the bivouacs, hosted by the local communities, they will enjoy the welcome from Costa Rican people.

 The Costa Rica Trail, La Transtica:  coast to coast

From the beach of Manuel Antonio on the Pacific Coast up to Puerto Viejo de Limon on the Caribbean Coast.The change of scene is amazing; the runners are plunged into the deep heart of Costa Rica far from the tourist standards.

Costa Rica trail – La Transtica- www.latranstica.org

Weather conditions

Warm

Season: Summer

Route Information

Distance:
200km
Ascent:
9200m

Terrain

Single track, Sandy, Rain Forest

Technical Rating:

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
6km
2:
41km
Villa Nueva to Santa Maria de Dota
3:
40km
Santa Maria de Dota toOjo de Agua
4:
48km
La Esperanza to El Humo
5:
38km
El Humo to San Pablo
6:
28km
Playa Negra to Manzanillo

Entry Fee details

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