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The Way of Legends

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Event type:
Run Stage
Entries open:
Entries open: 1 Nov 2018
Event dates:
18 Sep 2020 - 8 day event
± 24 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
Bravum Adventure Sports
Race Director:
Manuel Pastor

The Way of Legends

The Way of Legends is a fully catered point to point Ultra Stage Race on Foot.

This means that throughout the duration of the event, from Lunch time on Friday the 20th of September 2019 until the morning of  Saturday the 28th of September 2019, all meals  and accommodation  will be provided by the organization. There will be only two bus transfers, one from Burgos to the Race HQ (45mins)  on the 20th  or 21st of September 2019 and another from the Race HQ to the start line (15mins) on the morning of the 22nd of September 2019.

The Race basically consist of 5 stages longer than a marathon and a final shorter 13km stage along the “Camino de Santiago” to the finish line at the World Heritage Site of Burgos Cathedral. The race will have a total length of approximately 254km (+6860m -7195m) of which less than 3% will be on asphalted roads. The Stages have a wide range of profiles and geographies , from a practically flat stage on a comfortable wide trail through a beautiful forest to a tough mountain trail stage with over 2000 meters of altitude gain and passing over the highest peak of the province at 2150m above sea-level.

For obvious safety reasons there will be a minimal mandatory equipment list to be carried at all times by the participants during the running of all the stages. This equipment will be checked on a daily basis and Failure to show all the items whenever asked will result in time penalties or the inability for the participant to continue in the race. All other personal overnight equipment will be carried from camp to camp by the organization with a maximum of one 12kg bag each. During the race all participants and organizing team will stay in the same camps where beds, showers and toilet facilities will be available but sleeping bags will not be provided. Personal belongings (one bag per person) that are not needed by participants during the race will be kept safe by the organization in Burgos until the end of the race.

There will be Checkpoints every 8-16km where participants will be given only drinking water. Participants must be self-sufficient between checkpoints and must take into consideration that for the most part the race they will be crossing very remote areas. There are a few road crossings at which the organization´s staff will be situated in order to help you cross safely. There are numerous village bars and restaurants along the way, usually coinciding with certain checkpoints where participants may have a drink and a snack of their own accord. Due to the logistics of the race there will be a maximum of 12 hours allocated to complete each stage. This means that participants will need to move at a reasonable pace and not stop for too long along the way in order to make it to the checkpoints and finish line before the cutoff times. Those participants who do not reach the last checkpoint of each stage in the alloted  cut-off time anounced by the race director at the begining of each day will be transferred from the last Checkpoint to the end of the stage and will be allowed to start the next day´s stage but will no longer be  ranked in the clasification or receive the finishers medal.

The Way of Legends-

Weather conditions

Sunny, Strong winds, possible rain. Autumn Conditions.

Season: Autumn

Route Information



Single tracks, canyons, mountains, forest.

Technical Rating: 5

Stage details

Peña Ulaña to Sedano
Sedano to Poza de la Sal
Poza de la Sal to Olmos de Atapuerca
Olmos de Atapuerca to Pineda de la Sierra
Pineda de la Sierra to San Pedro Cardeña
San Pedro Cardeña to Burgos

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R32796.62 to / EUR1980

  The Total Entry Fee is 1.980€ per person. A non-refundable deposit of 660€ will secure a place in the event. The balance payment of 1320€ is due by the 21st of June 2018. When registering after the 21st of June 2018 the full entry fee must be paid when registering. The Entry Fee includes: Participation in this unique cultural footrace around this historical region of Spain. A carefully crafted and well planned race, organized by a professional and experienced team. Vehicle and Experienced Medical support throughout the race. Individual pick-up from local bus or train station and transfer to Race HQ. All meals at Race HQ. Two nights accommodation at Race HQ including breakfast. Mini-Bus Transfer to the starting line at Peña Ulaña. A well marked course and regular checkpoints every 8-16km. Inns, hostels or lodges accommodation throughout the race in beautiful locations. Plentiful and nutritious Breakfast, lunch, Snacks and Dinner at the overnight locations. Dinner and award ceremony at Central **** Hotel in Burgos. Night in Central **** Hotel in Burgos including breakfast. Trophies and finishers medals .   NOT INCLUDED Flights and individual travel arrangements all the way to Burgos. Alcoholic beverages and extras at hotels and all other overnight locations. Optional pre- and post-race extension programs.

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