This One year’s Xterra European Path Skedaddle Championship is heading to Andorra on July 20-21, 2024. Taking in Arinsal, La Massana, and peaks of the Pyrenees, the match has a whole elite prize purse of €5,200.
Xterra’s European Path Skedaddle Championship announcement marks a milestone for the Xterra Skyrace Comapedrosa, now in its 2d One year on the Xterra Path Skedaddle World Sequence, which is getting engrossing to host its first Xterra continental championship.
Path runners getting engrossing to take care of the elevated trails of Arinsal and La Massana, can be vying for more than the European title. 116 slots in both the Half and Fleshy Marathon will additionally be on the line, awarding top performing age division runners with a a collection on the starting line when the Xterra Path Skedaddle World Championship, which heads again to the paths of Sugarloaf Mountain in Maine, USA, on September 1, 2024.
Doug Hall, Xterra EMEA Traditional Supervisor, said “Xterra is happy to partner with Ocisport and the classic Skyrace Comapedrosa that has established itself as a must-attain for the European path running crew. We’re mad to award championship web hiss to this match to create an even making an attempt ride for all people.”
Match organizing partner, Ocisport, approved… ‘With the Xterra European Path Skedaddle Championship, the Skyrace Comapedrosa maintains the worldwide vocation of this match, adding fresh incentives akin to money prizes and the title at stake, which can certainly appeal to the path running elite.’
Of the four reliable races providing distances to cater to masses of skill ranges, the 8K Vertical Flee greets runners at a top of 2,953m where the attain line awaits. The 19K Arinsal Skyrace offers forest routes and views topping out at 1,456m.
The 24K Half Marathon and 36K Marathon on July 21, with altitude positive aspects of 2,375m and 3,243m respectively, will crown the Xterra European Path Skedaddle Champions amidst steep ascents, technical descents, and mountain vistas.
Nico Lebrun, damaged-down Xterra World Champion and Xterra’s Global Technical Director, said “Vivid this bustle for a truly lengthy time, as a effectively-established bustle in the European path crew, it became as soon as a gargantuan honour for me to procure this infamous bustle join the Xterra Path Skedaddle World Sequence. Comapedrosa, be pleased Zegama, Sierre Zinal or Chamonix, is without doubt one of many lengthy-lasting areas for path running.”
The 2024 Xterra European Path Skedaddle Championship is the climax of the weekend on the Comapedrosa Mountain Competition representing a receive collectively of mountain culture. It consists of actions for all ages, from early life’s races, outside cinema, yoga sessions to trekking expeditions amidst the backdrop of the Andorran Pyrenees.
Doug Hall added “Andorra is a path-running paradise, with never-ending trails and terrain to cater for all ranges of runners. The races here will quandary the absolute greatest, making certain that whoever takes the tape can procure mastered the bodily and technical quandary that Xterra needs to present athletes.”