Apr

13

2019

Vila do Gerês (Portugal) - "Peneda-Gerês Trail Adventure (PGTA), TransPeneda-Gerês (TPG)". Peneda-Gerês Trail Adventure (PGTA) is organized by Carlos Sá Nature Events, with the support of ADERE Peneda-Gerês and of the Municipal Chambers of Arcos de Valdevez, Melgaço, Ponte da Barca, Montalegre and Terras de Bouro, and authorized by Peneda-Gerês National Park (PNPG). The race is run in 8 Days|7 Stages and 4 Days|4 Stages. In both cases, 8 Days|7 Stages and 4 Days|4 Stages, PGTA also offers a version for beginners, "PGTA Starter", in which participants can run a shorter distance in most stages. The courses pass through some of the most emblematic places of the region, with a natural and cultural heritage unique in the world. There's no time limit for each stage. However, the organization reserves the right to create new time barriers at any time during the event, for safety reasons. The organization also reserves the right to change the established courses at any time during the event, for the sake of safety, if necessary. The TransPeneda-Gerês (TPG), Trail World Championships Experience, is organized by Carlos Sá Nature Events with the support of the Municipal Chambers of Montalegre and Terras de Bouro. It will be held on the 13th April 2019, at the only national park of Portugal - Peneda-Gerês National Park. It will be possible to run the following distances: 80Km, 45km, 25km and 11km. Saturday 13th April 2019: 06:00am - 07:30am Secretariat opening/Race bibs distribution TPG 80 Km (Ecomuseu Montalegre); 07:30am Start TPG 80 km (Montalegre's Village centre); 07:30am - 09:00am Race bibs distribution TPG 45 Km, 25 Km and 11 Km (Hotsprings Auditorium, Gerês Village's centre); 09:00am Transfer for the TPG's athletes 45 Km, 25 Km e 11Km to Misarela's Bridge; 10:00am - 10:30 am Race bibs distribution TPG 45 Km, 25 Km and 11 Km (near the start line at Misarela's Bridge); 10:30am Start TPG 45 km and TPG 25 km (Mizarela's Bridge); 11:15am Start TPG 11 km (Fafião); 12:30pm Expected arrival of the first runner TPG 25 Km and TPG 11 Km; 02:30pm Expected arrival of the first runner TPG 45 Km; 03:00pm Expected arrival of the first runner TPG 80 Km; 03:30pm Award ceremony (Gerês Village centre); from 05:00pm onward Transport for the TPG's athletes 80 km to Montalegre; 11:30pm Finish line's closing. www.carlossanatureevents.com

Apr

14

2019

Setubal (Portugal) - "Setubal Triathlon". The race is a challenging, long-distance adventure triathlon that will challenge competitors to 90 km of cycling, 21.1 km of run, and 1.9 km of swimming in beautiful Setubal, Portugal. Beginning in the Sado River waters, the route takes triathletes on a remarkable journey through the Arrábida mountain range and into the city's center where the course will end. Due to its variety, the event is the perfect combination of a unique and stimulating challenge. Organized by Municipality of Setúbal and HMS Sports, the triathlon is set to occur on April 14th, 2019. The event is free of cost. https://go.evvnt.com/370748-0?pid=6562

May

05

2019

Lisbon (Portugal) - "Lisbon Eco Marathon". The Marathon (42,195 km) starts at 8:30 am with start and finish at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira, Eduardo VII Park. The Half Marathon (21,1 Km) starts at 9:30 am with start and finish at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira, Eduardo VII Park. The Mini Marathon (12 km) starts at 10:00 am with start and finish at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira, Eduardo VII Park. www.maratonadelisboa.pt

Jun

16

2019

Ponte da Barca (Portugal) - "Serra Amarela Sky Marathon". Carlos Sá Nature Events®, in partnership with the Municipal Chamber of Ponte da Barca, will organize the second edition of Serra Amarela Sky Marathon on the 16th June 2019. This event will mark the page of one of the sports that grow the most in the World: running in nature. The races will have the distances of 48 km, 33 km, 23 km and 15 km, starting and finishing in the village of Entre Ambos os Rios. Sky Marathon 48 km is the main race. Sky Running, a variant of Trail Running, will take its participants along unspoilt paths, preserved villages, castles, rivers and green vegetation, with incredible views over the water mirrors of Albufeira de Vilarinho das Furnas and Albufeira de Tomante, in this mountainous massif in the only National Park of Portugal - the Peneda-Gerês National Park. Program: 15th June 2018, 03:00 pm to 07:00 pm Race bib distribution (Paços do Concelho, Ponte da Barca); 16th June 2018, 06:00 am to 06:30 am Race bib distribution (48 and 33 km), 06:30 am Obligatory Gear Control (Sky Marathon 48 Km), 07:00 am Start Sky Marathon 48 km and Sky Race 33 km, 07:00 am to 08:30 am Race bib distribution (23 km and 15 km), 09:00 am Start Sky Race 23 km and Mini Sky Race 15 km, 10:30 am Expected arrival of the first athletes Mini Sky Race 15 km, 10:30 am Expected arrival of the first athletes Mini Sky 33 km, 11:00 am Expected arrival of the first athletes Sky Race 23 km, 12:00 noon Expected arrival of the first athletes Sky Marathon 48 km, 01:30 pm Prize giving ceremony. www.carlossanatureevents.com/en/serraamarela

Sep

20

2019

Serra d'Arga (Portugal) - "Grande Trail Serra d'Arga". The Grande Trail Serra d'Arga is organized by Carlos Sá Nature Events®. It has also the support of the Municipal Chambers of Caminha and Viana do Castelo and the support of Dem, São Lourenço da Montaria, Estorãos, Arga de São João, Arga de Cima and Arga de Baixo. From the 21st to 23rd of September 2019 it will be held several races part of this great event: GTSA 80KM, GTSA 53KM, GTSA 33KM, GTSA 21KM, GTSA 14KM, GTSA Sunset, GTSA Vertical and GTSA Kids. This fantastic races pass through many preserved historic villages such as S. João d Arga, Mosteiro S. João de Arga, Arga de Baixo, Arga de Cima, S. Lourenço da Montaria (and its fantastic river, Âncora) and Dem, belonging to three different municipalities: Caminha, Ponte de Lima and Viana do Castelo. The Serra d'Arga has a territory of 4500 hectares and is part of the mountainous massif of Peneda-Gerês. Also known as the Sacred Mountain due to its centuries-old paths, it hides several kilometers of Roman sidewalks that connect the villages in a unique and magical place! Wildlife is very present here. The Iberian Wolf finds in this massif an excellent refuge. The famous wild horses are hardly seen in such large numbers as in this mountain. The fox and many other animals find their home here. Serra d'Arga has its own microclimate. In Portugal there's no other mountain with so much altitude leaning against the Atlantic. Only ten kilometers separate the sea from the 825m altitude of this mountain at the North of Portugal. Its fabulous waterfalls are an attraction for both walkers and trail runners and even for summer swimmers. The "Pinchos", name for these waterfalls, are already a name easily recognised by most visitors. www.carlossanatureevents.com/en/gtsa

Oct

05

2019

Vila Nova de Foz Côa (Portugal) - "Foz Coa Douro Trail Adventure". Foz Côa Douro Trail Adventure® (FCDTA) is organized by Carlos Sá Nature Events with the support of the Municipal Chamber of Vila Nova de Foz Côa. The event will be held from 5th until 11th October 2019. FCDTA also offers a version for beginners - FCDTA Starter - in which participants can run a shorter distance in most stages. FCDTA's participants will be able to enjoy the magnificent landscapes of mountains and terraced valleys, ripped by the rivers Douro and Côa, the agricultural fields with vineyards (one of the best wines in the world), the almond trees in blossom and olive trees. The disabled railway line of Tua and Pocinho, the trips on the Douro River from Pocinho dock, the Côa Museum (the largest collection of rock art in the world), the historic villages of Castelo Rodrigo and Marialva, Foz Côa, Castelo Melhor, Castelo de Numão, the most varied sightseeing spots and the city of Porto are some of the outstanding places of the region. Gastronomic tourism with delicacies and typical ingredients from the region, as well as art and culture and the modern Côa Museum, led the region to be awarded as World Heritage in 1998. On boat trips along the Douro River, from the Pocinho dock to Barca d'Alva (on the "Senhora da Veiga" boat, owned by the Municipality of Vila Nova de Foz Côa), FCDTA participants will observe the cliffs and terraces of Alto Douro Vinhateiro's vineyards, also classified as World Heritage. There's no time limit for each stage. However, the organization reserves the right to create new time barriers at any time during the event, for safety reasons. The organization also reserves the right to change the established courses at any time during the event, for the sake of safety, if necessary. There will be also an accompanying-persons program for the families and friends who want to make this unique trip with their athletes! www.carlossanatureevents.com/en/fcdta2019

Oct

20

2019

Sistelo (Portugal) - "Sistelo Extreme Marathon". The Sistelo Extreme Marathon® is a unique race that combines routes in ECOVIA, in mountain roads and, on a very small percentage, in trails. Along the way, participants will be able to marvel at the green and luxuriant landscape of the region, abundant freshness and the charm of Rio Vez, finishing at the magnificent village of Sistelo - the "Little Portuguese Tibet" - recently classified as one of the "7 Wonders of Portugal", having won in the category of Rural Village. Sistelo was also recognized by the Portuguese Government as a national monument, which makes it the first of the country to have this recognition. The whole course will take place in the Municipality of Arcos de Valdevez, one of the 5 that integrates the area of the only National Park of the country - the Peneda-Gerês National Park - classified as a World Biosphere Reserve by Unesco in 2009. On the 20th October 2019, the 2nd edition of Sistelo Extreme Marathon® will take place, which will include races with approximate distances of 42 km, 32 km, 21 km and 14 km. www.carlossanatureevents.com/en/sisteloem

Nov

10

2019

Penacova (Portugal) - "Penacova Trail do Centro". The Carlos Sá Trail Running Centers is a project that arises from all the accumulated experience in organizing trail events, in order to respond to the needs of lovers of this sport (and others), who wish to know a new territory in a completely autonomous way. It is an organized place with several marked routes, with specific signs homologated by the Portuguese Trail Running Association (ATRP), while guaranteeing the usability of the trails in a safe way. The purpose is to guide visitors and, at the same time, provide them all the information about the place in which they are, enriching their visit. To promote and give more visibility to this project it will be held on the 10th November 2019 the 3rd edition of Penacova Trail do Centro. The Penacova Trail do Centro is organized by Carlos Sá Nature Events® with the support and collaboration of the Penacova Municipality and Penacova Voluntary Firemen Squad. On the 10th November three races will take place: Long Trail 42 km and 25 km and Short Trail 17 km. www.carlossanatureevents.com/en/pntc

Nov

30

2019

Gerês (Portugal) - "Gerês Extreme Marathon". Extreme Gerês Marathon is organized by Carlos Sá Nature Events with the support of the municipality of Terras de Bouro. On Saturday 30th November 2019 it will take place the 3rd edition of Extreme Mile, which will have an average slope of 35% and 525m D+ in just 1 mile. This event has a limited number of entries. The main races will take place on Sunday 1st December 2019 and will be 42 km (individual and relay), 21 km and 13 km. Relay Marathon (3 people per team): each athlete will cover approximately 1/3 of the distance of the race (the choice of the segment can be made on the day of the race). The transfer to the transition point (and to the finish line, in the case of 1st and 2nd segment athletes) will be made by bus, provided by the organization. www.carlossanatureevents.com/en/gema


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