Located in the Atlantic Ocean, the volcanic island of Madeira is host of the 6th Act of the Extreme Sailing Series 2016. The capital of the island, Funchal, is the official host city where the fiery fleet of GC32s will set sails in the warm waters just off the south coast of Madeira
Free running at the Ultra Trail, Torres del Paine
Ultra Trail Torres Del Paine is a unique event organized for the first time by NIGSA and takes place within the trails of Torres Del Paine National Park in the Chilean Patagonia. The event includes three different race distances. A 67.7 mi / 109 km distance with a 10223 ft / 3116 m ascent, a 41.6 mi / 67 km distance with a 7680 ft / 2341 m ascent and a 26 mi /42 km distance with a 4265 ft / 1300 m ascent.
Starting points for each race distance start from different locations. However, all of them finish on the same spot. The trails lead runners through incredible wild landscapes with towering mountains, colorful lakes, glaciers and a variety of wildlife such as pumas, eagles, foxes, guanacos and many more. Weather conditions tent to be extreme and unpredictable with high winds and temperatures that range from 41 °F / 5 °C to 59 °F / 15 °C during the dates of the event.
Ultra Trail Torres Del Paine, is not just the dream of every trail runner. It is also the effort to attract the world’s attention to the conservation of Chilean Patagonia and the sustainable development of the area.
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Come and run the trails of the majestic Torres Del Paine! Support their cause.